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File #: Int 1721-2017    Version: Name: Amending the definition of harassment.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 9/27/2017
Enactment date: 12/31/2017 Law number: 2018/024
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to amending the definition of harassment
Sponsors: Jumaane D. Williams, Brad S. Lander, Carlos Menchaca, Helen K. Rosenthal, Mark Levine, Ben Kallos
Council Member Sponsors: 6
Summary: This bill would amend the definition of harassment to include acts or omissions related to violations of the construction code.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1721-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1721, 3. Int. No. 1721, 4. September 27, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 5. Committee Report 10/19/17, 6. Hearing Testimony 10/19/17, 7. Hearing Transcript 10/19/17, 8. Proposed Int. No. 1721-A - 11/28/17, 9. Committee Report 11/29/17, 10. Hearing Transcript 11/29/17, 11. November 30, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 12. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 11-30-17, 13. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - November 30, 2017, 14. Fiscal Impact Statement, 15. Int. No. 1721-A (FINAL), 16. Legislative Documents - Letter to the Mayor, 17. Local Law 24
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11/29/2017*Jumaane D. Williams Committee on Housing and Buildings Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
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10/19/2017*Jumaane D. Williams Committee on Immigration Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
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Int. No. 1721-A

 

By Council Members Williams, Lander, Menchaca, Rosenthal, Levine and Kallos

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to amending the definition of harassment

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

                     Section 1. Paragraph 48 of subdivision a of section 27-2004 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding new subparagraphs a-1 and a-2 to read as follows:

a-1. knowingly providing to any person lawfully entitled to occupancy of a dwelling unit false or misleading information relating to the occupancy of such unit;

a-2. making a false statement or misrepresentation as to a material fact regarding the current occupancy or the rent stabilization status of a building or dwelling unit on any application or construction documents for a permit for work which is to be performed in the building containing the dwelling unit of any person lawfully entitled to occupancy of such dwelling unit if such building is governed by the New York city construction codes;

§ 2. Paragraph 48 of subdivision a of section 27-2004 of the administrative code of the city of New York, is amended to add new subparagraphs b-2 , b-3 and b-4 to read as follows:

b-2. repeated failures to correct hazardous or immediately hazardous violations of this code or major or immediately hazardous violations of the New York city construction codes, relating to the dwelling unit or the common areas of the building containing such dwelling unit, within the time required for such corrections;

b-3. repeated false certifications that a violation of this code or the New York city construction codes, relating to the building containing such dwelling unit, has been corrected;

b-4. engaging in repeated conduct within the building  in violation of section 28-105.1 of the New York city construction codes;

                     § 3. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law, except that the commissioner of housing preservation and development may take such measures as are necessary for its implementation, including the promulgation of rules, before such effective date.

 

 

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