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 27, 2013
Introduced by Sen. GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities
AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to providing
immunity from administrative action against certain New York city fire
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The general municipal law is amended by adding a new
section 209-ff to read as follows:
S 209-FF. LIABILITY OF FIRE OFFICERS. IN ANY CITY WITH A POPULATION OF
ONE MILLION OR MORE, THE FIRE OFFICERS OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT OF SUCH
CITY SHALL BE IMMUNE FROM ADMINISTRATIVE LIABILITY RELATING TO ANY ACT
OR OMISSION WHICH MAY BE ATTRIBUTABLE TO THE FAILURE OF THE FIRE DEPART-
MENT OF SUCH CITY TO PROVIDE TRAINING TO SUCH OFFICERS IN REGARD TO THE
BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION CODES AND LOCAL ORDINANCES OF SUCH CITY, WITH
AN EMPHASIS ON THE INSPECTION DUTIES OF FIRE OFFICERS, AND ANY PERTINENT
CHANGES IN SUCH DUTIES RESULTING FROM THE ENACTMENT OF OR ANY AMENDMENT
TO ANY OF SUCH CODES ON OR AFTER JULY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND EIGHT.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.