S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
March 13, 2013
Introduced by Sen. ROBACH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education
AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring colleges to
notify students whether dormitories are equipped with sprinkler
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 6438
to read as follows:
S 6438. NOTIFICATION OF SPRINKLER SYSTEMS IN DORMITORIES. EACH
COLLEGE SHALL NOTIFY EACH INCOMING STUDENT WHO WILL BE RESIDING IN A
DORMITORY UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE COLLEGE WHETHER THE DORMITORY IS
EQUIPPED WITH A SPRINKLER SYSTEM. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION,
"SPRINKLER SYSTEM" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS IN SECTION ONE HUNDRED
FIFTY-FIVE-A OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.