2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                     March 22, 2019
        Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction  and
          Community Development
        AN  ACT  to  authorize  the  commissioner of the division of housing and
          community renewal to prescribe certain forms in different languages
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  The commissioner of the division of housing and community
     2  renewal is authorized to prescribe for legal forms and  applications  to
     3  be  translated into Spanish and any other languages as such commissioner
     4  deems appropriate, as long as such language is spoken by  at  least  one
     5  percent  of  the  population. Such commissioner shall further cause such
     6  translated forms and applications to be prepared,  printed  and  dissem-
     7  inated.
     8    §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
     9  have become a law.    Effective  immediately,  the  addition,  amendment
    10  and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implementation
    11  of  this  act  on  its  effective  date  are  authorized  to be made and
    12  completed on or before such effective date.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.