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File #: Int 1460-2019    Version: * Name: Amending the definition of harassment to include the failure to comply with a tenant protection plan.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 2/28/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to amending the definition of harassment to include the failure to comply with a tenant protection plan
Sponsors: Helen K. Rosenthal, Mark Levine, Karen Koslowitz
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Summary: The Housing Maintenance Code prohibits an owner of a dwelling from harassing tenants or persons lawfully entitled to occupancy. This bill would amend the definition of harassment to include noncompliance with the terms of a tenant protection plan.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1460, 2. Int. No. 1460, 3. February 28, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files

Int. No. 1460

 

By Council Members Rosenthal, Levine and Koslowitz

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to amending the definition of harassment to include the failure to comply with a tenant protection plan

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subparagraph f-6 of paragraph 48 of subdivision a of section 27-2004 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 48 for the year 2018, is amended to read as follows:

f-6. requesting identifying documentation for any person lawfully entitled to occupancy of such dwelling unit that would disclose the citizenship status of such person, when such person has provided the owner with a current form of government-issued personal identification, as such term is defined in section 21-908, unless such documentation is otherwise required by law or is requested for a specific and limited purpose not inconsistent with this paragraph[.];

§ 2. Paragraph 48 of subdivision a of section 27-2004 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new subparagraph f-7 to read as follows:

f-7. failing to comply with any term of a tenant protection plan required by section 28-104.8.4;

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

 

 

 

 

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