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Bed bug disclosure bill under consideration for New York City

May 11, 2010

If New York State Assembly Bill A10356 is approved, New York City landlords would have to disclose to tenants any bed bug infestations in the property during the last five years. The bill, sponsored by Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF), has the following purpose and provisions, outlined here: TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the […]

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Bed bug tax credit bill under consideration in New York State Assembly

May 11, 2010

There is a bill under consideration to give a tax credit to residents of New York State who lose property due to bed bugs in their homes. New York State Assembly Bill A10081, sponsored by Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF), is summarized as follows: SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: The bill will amend section 606 of the […]

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Update on New York State bed bug legislation (parental notification re: bed bugs in school)

April 10, 2008

Remember the bed bug legislation introduced by Michael Gianaris and passed in the NYS Assembly last May? We were happy the Assembly passed it. But Bill A6667a later died in the NYS Senate in January of this year. The good news is that the bill has now been amended and approved by the Assembly once […]

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Gianaris’ Bedbug Legislation Passes

May 9, 2007

Great news, folks. I just received a press release from Assemblyman Gianaris’ office- thanks Maggie!- announcing the passage in the Assembly of the crucial and groundbreaking legislation that will require NYC schools to notify parents of bedbug infestations. The bill was introduced by Gianaris after the Department of Education’s Office of School Health refused to […]

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