A04842 Summary:

COSPNSRKatz, McDonald, Ortiz, Miller, Hawley, Murray, Graf, Gottfried, Steck, Saladino, Fahy, McDonough, Raia, Giglio, Hooper, Arroyo, Ceretto, Mosley, Blankenbush, DiPietro, Simanowitz, Colton, Lupinacci, Abinanti, Santabarbara, Stirpe, Jean-Pierre, Skoufis, Robinson, Magnarelli, Weprin, Brabenec, Sepulveda, Hyndman
MLTSPNSRBuchwald, Cook, Galef, Lawrence, Magee, Markey, McLaughlin, Richardson, Simon, Thiele, Walter
Amd S1307, RPAP L
Requires plaintiffs in mortgage foreclosure actions to provide contact information.
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A04842 Actions:

02/09/2015referred to judiciary
01/06/2016referred to judiciary
05/12/2016advanced to third reading cal.593
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A04842 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2015-2016 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 9, 2015
        Introduced by M. of A. KEARNS -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Judiciary
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  real  property  actions and proceedings law, in
          relation to notice of contact information of a plaintiff in a mortgage
          foreclosure action
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Section 1307 of the real property actions and proceedings
     2  law is amended by adding a new subdivision 9 to read as follows:
     3    9. A mortgage foreclosure plaintiff with a duty to maintain foreclosed
     4  property shall provide the contact information of the employee or  agent
     5  of the plaintiff responsible for maintenance of the foreclosed property.
     6  Such  contact information shall include, but not be limited to, a direct
     7  telephone number and the name of the employee or agent of the  plaintiff
     8  responsible  for  maintenance  of  the foreclosed property. Such contact
     9  information shall be provided to the municipality  in  which  the  fore-
    10  closed property is located through written notice to the chief financial
    11  officer  of  the municipality and shall be posted on any vacant dwelling
    12  or any dwelling that becomes vacant after the issuance of  the  judgment
    13  of foreclosure and sale.
    14    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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