|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to consumer protection|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to consumer protection|
senate Bill S155
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S155 - Details
- Law Section:
- General Business Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§482 & 483, Gen Bus L
- Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S155 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S155 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general business law, in relation to crane operators PURPOSE: To provide for the establishment of new standards for certification of crane operators to reflect national model standards and to reconstitute the crane operating examining board to reflect a greater diversity in representation. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill requires that crane operators be certified by nationally recognized certification bodies in order to receive a certificate of competence. Section 2 provides that regulations to be promulgated by the Department of Labor for crane operator certification require (1) that an applicant receive certification from the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators or any other organization found by the Commissioner of Labor to offer an equivalent testing and certification program meeting certain standards; (2) that an applicant demonstrate a practical knowledge of crane maintenance and (3) maintain a current medical examiner's certification card. Any
S155 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 155 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 5, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to crane operators THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 482 of the general business law, as amended by section 18 of part CC of chapter 57 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows: 1. No individual shall use lasers, operate a crane, act as a blaster or as a pyrotechnician without holding a valid certificate of competence issued by the commissioner of labor. PROVIDED THAT FOR CRANE OPERATORS, SUCH CERTIFICATION OF COMPETENCE SHALL BE AWARDED PURSUANT TO A CERTIF- ICATION PROCESS OF THE NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR THE CERTIFICATION OF CRANE OPERATORS OR ANY OTHER ORGANIZATION FOUND BY THE COMMISSIONER TO OFFER AN EQUIVALENT TESTING AND CERTIFICATION PROGRAM MEETING THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE APPROPRIATE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS ASME B30 STANDARD AND THE ACCREDITATION REQUIREMENTS OF THE NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR CERTIFYING AGENCIES OR THE AMERICAN NATIONAL STANDARDS INSTITUTE. SUCH CERTIFICATION SHALL BE VALID ONLY IN THE SPECIALTY OR SPECIALTIES FOR WHICH SUCH OPERATOR IS CERTIFIED. S 2. Subdivision 2 of section 483 of the general business law, as amended by section 19 of part CC of chapter 57 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows: 2. Such regulations may provide for examinations, categories of certificates, licenses, or registrations, age and experience require- ments, payment of fees, and may also provide for such limitations and exemptions as the commissioner finds necessary and proper. In the case of blasters and pyrotechnicians, such regulations may require finger- printing, and in the case of users of radioactive material, such regu- lations may require the posting of a bond or other security, AND IN THE EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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