senate Bill S6676A

Requires the New York state uniform fire prevention and building code to include provisions mandating the installation of operable carbon monoxide detectors in commercial buildings

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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  • 26 / Feb / 2014
    • REFERRED TO HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
  • 10 / Mar / 2014
    • AMEND (T) AND RECOMMIT TO HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
  • 10 / Mar / 2014
    • PRINT NUMBER 6676A

Summary

Requires the New York state uniform fire prevention and building code to include provisions mandating the installation of operable carbon monoxide detectors in commercial buildings.

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Bill Details

Versions:
S6676
S6676A
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Current Committee:
Senate Housing, Construction And Community Development
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §378, Exec L

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BILL NUMBER:S6676A

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to
requiring the state uniform fire prevention and building code to
include provisions mandating that buildings used for commercial
purposes have installed such operable carbon monoxide detectors as
shall be necessary

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF THE BILL:

Amends the executive law requiring the New York State fire prevention
and building code to include provisions mandating the installation of
operable carbon monoxide detectors in commercial buildings.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1 amends Section of the executive law by adding a new
subdivision 5-d.

JUSTIFICATION:

Currently, New York State one and two family homes and apartments are
required to be equipped with carbon monoxide detectors. However,
businesses are not, leading to cases of illness and sometimes even
death among patrons and workers. This bill brings businesses on par
with residences in an effort to provide a safe experience for
customers and employees.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This act shall take effect immediately.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 6676--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 26, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. SERRANO, HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when  printed  to  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Housing,
  Construction  and  Community Development -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to  amend the executive law, in relation to requiring the state
  uniform fire  prevention  and  building  code  to  include  provisions
  mandating  that  buildings used for commercial purposes have installed
  such operable carbon monoxide detectors as shall be necessary

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 378 of the executive law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 5-d to read as follows:
  5-D. STANDARDS FOR INSTALLATION OF CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTORS REQUIRING
ALL  BUILDINGS  USED  FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES TO HAVE INSTALLED OPERABLE
CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTORS  OF  SUCH  MANUFACTURE,  DESIGN,  INSTALLATION
STANDARDS AND IN SUCH QUANTITY AS ARE ESTABLISHED BY THE COUNCIL.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14171-02-4

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