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Meeting Name: Committee on Housing and Buildings Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/28/2020 1:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: REMOTE HEARING
Jointly with the Committee on Consumer Affairs and Business Licensing
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Int 1912-2020 *Corey D. Johnson  COVID-19 Relief Package - Ceasing the taking and restitution of property and the execution of money judgments by the city sheriff and marshals due to the impacts of COVID-19.IntroductionThis bill prohibits the marshals and the City’s sheriffs from the taking and restitution of property or the execution of money judgments until the later of the end of the state of emergency or September. For New Yorkers impacted by COVID-19, marshals and sheriffs would be barred from the taking and restitution of property or the execution of money judgments until April 2021.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1912-2020 *Corey D. Johnson  COVID-19 Relief Package - Ceasing the taking and restitution of property and the execution of money judgments by the city sheriff and marshals due to the impacts of COVID-19.IntroductionThis bill prohibits the marshals and the City’s sheriffs from the taking and restitution of property or the execution of money judgments until the later of the end of the state of emergency or September. For New Yorkers impacted by COVID-19, marshals and sheriffs would be barred from the taking and restitution of property or the execution of money judgments until April 2021.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1936-2020 *Ritchie J. Torres  COVID-19 Relief Package - Amending the definition of harassment to include threats based on a person having been impacted by COVID-19.IntroductionThe bill would amend the definition of harassment in the Housing Maintenance Code to include threats against an individual based on their status as a COVID-19 impacted person, their status as an essential employee, or their receipt of a rental concession or forbearance. Harassment would be punishable by a civil penalty of $2,000 to $10,000.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1936-2020 *Ritchie J. Torres  COVID-19 Relief Package - Amending the definition of harassment to include threats based on a person having been impacted by COVID-19.IntroductionThe bill would amend the definition of harassment in the Housing Maintenance Code to include threats against an individual based on their status as a COVID-19 impacted person, their status as an essential employee, or their receipt of a rental concession or forbearance. Harassment would be punishable by a civil penalty of $2,000 to $10,000.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
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