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File #: Int 0691-2015    Version: * Name: Extending the statute of limitations period for appealing a Board of Standards and Appeals decision
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Governmental Operations
On agenda: 2/26/2015
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to extending the statute of limitations period for appealing a Board of Standards and Appeals decision
Sponsors: Rosie Mendez, Corey D. Johnson, Andrew Cohen, Vincent J. Gentile
Council Member Sponsors: 4
Summary: This bill would increase the statute of limitations period for appealing a Board of Standards and Appeals decision from 30 days to four months. The new four month period would be identical to the general statute of limitations period for Article 78 proceedings pursuant to NY CPLR ยง 217.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 691, 2. February 26, 2015 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 3. Committee Report 12/14/16, 4. Hearing Testimony 12/14/16, 5. Hearing Transcript - 12-14-16

Int. No. 691

 

By Council Members Mendez, Johnson, Cohen and Gentile

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to extending the statute of limitations period for appealing a Board of Standards and Appeals decision

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

                     Section 1.  Subdivision a of section 25-207 of the administrative code of the city of New York is hereby amended to read as follows:

a. Petition. Any person or persons[,] jointly or severally aggrieved by any decision of the board may present to the supreme court a petition duly verified, setting forth that such decision is illegal, in whole or in part, specifying the grounds of the illegality. Such petition must be presented to a justice of the supreme court or at a special term of the supreme court within four months [thirty days] after the filing of the decision in the office of the board.

                     § 2.                     This local law shall take effect immediately.

 

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