Prohibits the installation of certain security devices used to control access to common areas of a residential building without the written permission of the owners, board of managers, board of directors, or authorized party of such property.
STATE OF NEW YORK
Cal. No. 325
2023-2024 Regular Sessions
January 4, 2023
Introduced by Sen. THOMAS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection --
reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and second
report, ordered to a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted,
retaining its place in the order of third reading -- again amended and
ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading
AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to prohibiting the
unauthorized installation of certain security devices on residential
The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-bly, do enact as follows:
1 Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
2 390-e to read as follows:
3 § 390-e. Unauthorized installation of certain security devices prohib-
4 ited. No person, firm, partnership, association or corporation shall
5 install any keyless security device used to control and secure access to
6 the common areas of any residential building without the express written
7 consent of the owner, board of managers, board of directors, or author-
8 ized party of such property. Where a keyless security device has been
9 authorized, any installation of such device shall be performed by, or
10 with the consent of, the owner, property manager, board of managers,
11 board of directors, or authorized party in place in such building.
12 § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
 is old law to be omitted.