May 14, 2018
"Some of the examples of impairment that would rise to the level that would be criminal is the landlord in this case intentionally poured cement down the plumbing fixtures. The DA was able to prove that in court, but didn't have the criminal tools to bring the proper criminal charges again this landlord," said Assemblymember Erik Dilan, who voted in favor of legislation that would establish the crimes of harassment of a rent regulated tenant by a in the first and second degree. (A.7992-A)