S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2011-2012 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 5, 2011
Introduced by Sens. KRUEGER, AVELLA, DIAZ, DILAN, HASSELL-THOMPSON --
read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
the Committee on Cities -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
AN ACT to amend the general city law, in relation to the review of
construction plans by cities
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 20 of the general city law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 39 to read as follows:
39. TO REVIEW PLANS FOR CONSTRUCTION OR RECONSTRUCTION OF ANY STRUC-
TURE PROPOSED TO BE MADE WITHIN ITS BOUNDARIES FOR COMPLIANCE WITH ANY
CODES, RULES OR REGULATIONS. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW,
NO CITY SHALL BE PERMITTED TO ACCEPT CERTIFICATION OF DOCUMENTS FOR
CONSTRUCTION OF NEW BUILDINGS FROM ARCHITECTS OR ENGINEERS AS A SUBSTI-
TUTE FOR REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF SUCH PLANS BY EMPLOYEES OF THE CITY.
S 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2013.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.