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File #: Int 1436-2019    Version: * Name: Expanding the definition of public nuisance to include tenant harassment.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 2/13/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to expanding the definition of public nuisance to include tenant harassment
Sponsors: Helen K. Rosenthal
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would the definition of public nuisances defined in the Nuisance Abatement Law to include acts of tenant harassment.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1436, 2. Int. No. 1436, 3. February 13, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-13-19

Int. No. 1436

By Council Member Rosenthal

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to expanding the definition of public nuisance to include tenant harassment

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Section 7-703 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new subdivision (s) to read as follows:

(s) Any act of harassment, as defined in paragraph 48 of subdivision a of section 27-2004 of this code, by an owner committed against any tenant or person lawfully entitled to occupancy of a dwelling unit.  

§ 2.  This local law takes effect 90 days after it becomes law.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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LS 5927

12/20/18