senate Bill S6829

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Exempts contractors employed by a municipality from payment of asbestos project notification fees for demolitions

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Apr 18, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Mar 27, 2012 referred to labor

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Apr 18, 2012 - Labor committee Vote

S6829
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committee
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Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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S6829 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9731
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง904, Lab L

S6829 - Summary

Exempts contractors employed by a municipality from payment of asbestos project notification fees for demolitions.

S6829 - Sponsor Memo

S6829 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6829

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 27, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor

AN ACT to amend the labor law,  in  relation  to  exempting  contractors
  employed  by a municipality from payment of asbestos project notifica-
  tion fees for demolitions

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 2 of section 904 of the labor law, as amended
by section 1 of part BB of chapter 57 of the laws of 2009, is amended to
read as follows:
  2. Any contractor engaged in an asbestos project involving  more  than
two hundred sixty linear feet or more than one hundred sixty square feet
of  asbestos  or  asbestos materials shall notify both the United States
Environmental Protection Agency, Region II, Air and  Hazardous  Material
Division and the commissioner in writing ten days prior to the commence-
ment of work on the project or, if emergency conditions make it impossi-
ble to provide ten days prior notice, as soon as practicable after iden-
tification  of the project. The notice to the commissioner shall include
the following information:  the  name,  address  and  asbestos  handling
license number of the contractor working on the project; the address and
description  of  the building or area, including size, age and prior use
of the building or area; the amount of friable asbestos material present
in square feet and/or  linear  feet,  if  applicable;  room  designation
numbers or other local information where such asbestos material is found
unless such material is found throughout the entire structure; the sche-
duled  starting  and  completion  dates  for removal; the procedures and
equipment, including ventilating systems  that  will  be  employed;  any
additional  information  which the commissioner may require; and, EXCEPT
FOR CONTRACTORS EMPLOYED BY A MUNICIPALITY TO ENGAGE  IN  SUCH  ASBESTOS
PROJECTS, shall be accompanied by a project notification fee as follows:

               Project Size/Linear Feet                Fee

                    260-429                            $200

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

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