Bills Pending New York Senate Judiciary Committee

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NYS05125IntroProhibits class A multiple dwellings from requiring the use of a smart access system for means of entry for building entrances, common areas, elevators, garage gates, or apartment entry doors; restricts information that may be gathered on lessees, te...
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2019-06-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NYS05157IntroProvides that no covenant, restriction, or condition contained in any deed, contract, security instrument, or other instrument affecting the transfer or sale of any interest in a condominium and any by-laws that prohibits or unreasonably restricts th...
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2019-06-16
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NYS05959IntroEstablishes the right of privacy and the right of publicity for both living and deceased individuals; provides that an individual's persona is the personal property of the individual and is freely transferable and descendible; provides for the regist...
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2019-06-16
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NYS05211IntroRelates to notice of enforcement of a lien on the goods in a self-storage facility.
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2019-06-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NYS04827IntroEnacts the "consumer credit fairness act"; establishes a 3 year statute of limitations for commencement of a cause of action arising out of a consumer credit transaction where the defendant is a purchaser, borrower or debtor; establishes a notice of ...
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2019-06-13
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NYS06138IntroRelates to eligibility requirements to run for the office of president of the United States; upon declaration of intention to run for the office of president of the United States, an individual who is currently holding office at the state or local le...
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2019-06-12
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NYS01944IntroProvides for the removal of persons from campgrounds by the owner or operator thereof, or his or her agent; establishes the grounds for removal of persons from a campground; provides for the disposition of abandoned property at a campground.
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2019-06-12
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NYA07714EngrossIncreases the amount from $25,000 to $50,000 for actions and proceedings in the New York city civil court.
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2019-06-11
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NYS04723IntroRelates to requiring a certificate of merit in proceedings to recover possession of real property; requires the petition shall be accompanied by a certificate, signed by the attorney for the petitioner, certifying that the attorney has reviewed the f...
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2019-06-10
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NYS05229IntroRequires a surety bond for contractors and subcontractors where no public fund has been established for the financing of a public improvement.
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2019-06-04
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NYS04865IntroEstablishes the uniform partition of heirs property act which supplements the general partition statute and governs actions to partition heirs property.
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2019-06-04
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NYA03190EngrossRelates to allowing a residential tenant to deduct water payments he or she makes for a deficient landlord from his or her rent.
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2019-05-30
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NYA06074EngrossExempts guardianship motions filed under article 81 of the mental hygiene law by a fiduciary, court evaluator, guardian ad litem, court appointed attorney or by the court examiner from the required filing fee.
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2019-05-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NYS06261IntroProhibits transfer agents from accepting waiver of probate forms to bypass formal estate procedures through the courts.
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2019-05-30
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NYA06082EngrossRequires the inclusion of instruction in ethical business practices and recent legal matters in the continuing education requirements for real estate licensees.
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2019-05-30
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NYS05469IntroRequires independent consideration for each confidentiality provision in a settlement agreement; prohibits settlement agreements in any claim involving sexual harassment or any other form of discrimination prohibited by law from containing any condit...
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2019-05-28
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NYS06194IntroEnacts the "patient privacy protection act"; prohibits ex-parte interviews of other party's treating physicians or health care providers in personal injury, medical, dental, or podiatric malpractice, or wrongful death actions.
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2019-05-22
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NYS02872IntroRelates to mandating greater levels of disclosure by non-fiduciaries that provide investment advice; requires signed acknowledgement of disclosure informing clients that the advisor owes no fiduciary duty.
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2019-05-22
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NYS05249IntroProhibits the legislature from transferring funds from the power authority of the state of New York into the general fund.
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2019-05-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NYS05255IntroRequires free education for grades pre-K through undergraduate degree programs.
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2019-05-20
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NYS05416IntroProposes a constitutional amendment to divide the state into three autonomous regions; the New Amsterdam Region, the New York Region and the Montauk Region; provides regional governors and regional legislators; provides only for a state sales tax; di...
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2019-05-20
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NYS02049IntroMandates the disclosure of discrimination, sexual harassment and sexual assault settlements to the civil rights bureau of the attorney general's office.
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2019-05-17
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NYS06095IntroRequires the office of court administration to study racial disparities in jury selection pools and juror selection and make recommendations that can be undertaken to reduce or eliminate racial and ethnic disparities in jury selection pools and juror...
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2019-05-16
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NYS05975IntroProvides that the existence of an infestation of pests in a premises occupied for dwelling purposes is a breach of the warranty of habitability, and requires a landlord to keep premises occupied for dwelling purposes free from an infestation of pests...
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2019-05-16
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NYS06080IntroRelates to providing a presumption that credit shelter bequests be construed to set aside the maximum amount that may be shielded from both federal and state estate taxes.
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2019-05-16
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NYS06117IntroRelates to name changes upon marriage.
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2019-05-16
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NYS05934IntroRemoves liability for the death of a person caused by any act of persons permitted to use certain premises and removes liability from the owner, lessee or occupant of premises adjacent to such premises.
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2019-05-16
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NYS06081IntroProvides, in tort cases where one defendant has settled, that remaining defendants must elect, prior to trial, whether to reduce liability by the amount of the settlement or by the amount of the equitable share of damages delegated to the settler in ...
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2019-05-16
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NYS06065IntroClarifies and declares as the existing law of the state of New York the provisions of rules relating to the lapse of a power of withdrawal over the income or principal of a trust.
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2019-05-16
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NYS05899IntroRelates to an action to recover damages for personal injury involving solid waste management and resource recovery facilities.
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2019-05-16
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NYS06067IntroAuthorizes a lien against personal and real property of the owner of a commercial towing company for illegal and improper practices; creates personal liability for members of an LLC and certain corporate shareholders.
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2019-05-16
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NYS04220IntroAllows landlords to charge potential tenants application fees no greater than the actual cost of a credit check or related services paid to a third party by the landlord, and in no event shall such fee exceed $30.
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2019-05-16
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NYS05868IntroProvides a testimonial privilege to critical incident stress management/crisis response/peer support team members concerning communications made during critical incident stress management/crisis response services.
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2019-05-15
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NYS05709IntroIncreases the amount of allowance that trial and grand jurors are entitled to in each court of the unified court system.
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2019-05-13
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NYS05710IntroRequires every real estate salesperson and real estate broker involved in or present during a real estate transaction to legibly write his or her license number and signature on every document requiring a signature.
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2019-05-13
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NYS05711IntroEnacts the child abuse reporting expansion act which restricts the privileges of clergy members requiring reporting of child abuse or mistreatment and makes clergy members required reporters of child abuse or mistreatment.
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2019-05-13
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NYS05729IntroRelates to electronic signatures and salvage title.
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2019-05-13
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NYS05687IntroProhibits the use of a facial recognition system by a landlord on any residential premises.
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2019-05-13
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NYS05708IntroRepeals provisions relating to allowing attorneys having offices in the state to reside in an adjoining state.
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2019-05-13
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NYS05669IntroRequires disclosure of possible conflicts; provides for the vacating of an arbitration award on the ground that the arbitrator was affiliated in any way with any party, or has a financial interest directly or indirectly in any party or in the outcome...
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2019-05-10
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NYS05683IntroEliminates unreasonable fees levied on tenants for reproductions of keys by preventing landlords from charging tenants more than 110% of the actual expenses incurred from reproducing such keys.
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2019-05-10
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NYS05058IntroAmends the constitution to prohibit an immediate vote from being called by the governor or acting governor on any budget bills.
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2019-05-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NYA01973EngrossRequires landlords to mitigate damages if a tenant vacates a premises in violation of the terms of the lease.
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2019-05-08
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NYS05542IntroRequires landlords to furnish each tenant either renewing or entering into a lease with a rider describing the rights and duties of landlords and tenants; further requires the rider to conform to the intent of section 5-702 of the general obligations...
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2019-05-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NYS00729IntroProvides that possession of a condom or other reproductive or sexual health device may not be received in evidence in any trial, hearing or proceeding as evidence of conduct which would constitute an offense defined in article 230 of section 240.37 o...
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2019-05-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NYS00335IntroDesignates offenses against law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency medical services personnel as hate crimes.
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2019-05-06
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NYS04629IntroProhibits mortgagees from requiring mortgagors of certain real property to purchase flood insurance exceeding a coverage amount that exceeds the outstanding mortgage thereon, or that includes coverage for contents.
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2019-05-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NYS05434IntroRelates to expanding the right to assistance of counsel to include respondents in guardianship proceedings and kinship caregivers in custody and guardianship proceedings.
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2019-05-01
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NYS05458IntroProhibits the sale or rental of illegally converted dwellings by real estate brokers; directs revocation of real estate license for violation.
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2019-05-01
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NYS05407IntroRelates to licensing tenant screening bureaus; provides that no person shall act as a tenant screening bureau without first obtaining a license from the department of state.
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2019-04-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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