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File #: Int 0054-2018    Version: * Name: Notification of deed fraud investigations.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Finance
On agenda: 1/31/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to notification of deed fraud investigations
Sponsors: Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This local law would require the New York City Sheriff to notify appropriate personnel at the Department of Finance, the Department of Environmental Protection, and any company providing electrical and/or gas service, as well as the local Council Member, when a property is the subject of a deed fraud investigation. The Sheriff would be required to provide such notice at the commencement and closure (including the outcome) of the investigation.
Indexes: Oversight
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 54, 2. Int. No. 54, 3. January 31, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 54

 

By Council Member Cornegy

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to notification of deed fraud investigations

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 5 of title 7 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 7-517 to read as follows:

§7-517 Notifications regarding deed fraud investigations. When the office of the sheriff commences an investigation into deed fraud involving property within the city, the sheriff shall notify appropriate personnel at the department of finance, the department of environmental protection, and the utility company or companies providing electrical and/or gas service to the applicable property, as well as the council member in whose district such property is located, that such property is the subject of an investigation. At the conclusion of such investigation, the sheriff shall further notify such parties regarding the outcome and that such investigation has been closed by the sheriff’s office.

§2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

ENB

LS#344

LS #11780/Int. No. 1770-2017

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