senate Bill S7026A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires the licensing of persons engaged in the design, construction, inspection, maintenance, alteration and repair of elevators

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 18, 2012 print number 7026a
amend (t) and recommit to finance
Jun 05, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Apr 24, 2012 referred to labor

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S7026 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8359B
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 32 §§925 - 935, Lab L; add §97-1111, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A8359B

S7026 - Summary

Requires the licensing of persons engaged in the design, construction, operation, inspection, maintenance, alteration and repair of elevators and other automatic people moving devices and creates the New York state elevator safety and standards board.

S7026 - Sponsor Memo

S7026 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7026

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 24, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. BONACIC, KRUEGER -- 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 requiring the licensing of
  persons engaged in the design, construction, inspection,  maintenance,
  alteration,  and repair of elevators and other automated people moving
  devices

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

  Section 1. The labor law is amended by adding a new article 32 to read
as follows:
                               ARTICLE 32
   ELEVATORS AND OTHER AUTOMATED PEOPLE MOVING CONVEYANCES: LICENSING
SECTION 925. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND DECLARATION.
        926. APPLICATION.
        927. DEFINITIONS.
        928. LICENSING AND PERMIT REQUIREMENTS.
        929. LICENSE AND PERMIT PROCEDURE.
        930. QUALIFICATIONS, TRAINING AND CONTINUING EDUCATION.
        931. REGULATIONS.
        932. INVESTIGATIONS AND COMPLAINTS; INJUNCTION.
        933. CIVIL PENALTIES; SUSPENSION AND REVOCATION OF LICENSES.
        934. ENFORCEMENT.
        935. NEW YORK STATE ELEVATOR SAFETY AND STANDARDS BOARD.
  S  925.  LEGISLATIVE  FINDINGS AND DECLARATION. THE LEGISLATURE HEREBY
FINDS AND DECLARES THAT THE USE OF UNSAFE AND  DEFECTIVE  ELEVATORS  AND
OTHER  AUTOMATED  PEOPLE  MOVING  CONVEYANCES  EXPOSE  EMPLOYEES AND THE
PUBLIC TO UNSAFE CONDITIONS AND IMPOSE SUBSTANTIAL PROBABILITY OF  SERI-
OUS  INJURY.  THE  LEGISLATURE  FINDS  THAT  THE IMPROPER AND UNINFORMED
MANNER IN WHICH SOME CONTRACTORS AND THEIR EMPLOYEES DESIGN,  CONSTRUCT,
INSPECT, MAINTAIN, ALTER AND REPAIR SUCH CONVEYANCES CREATES AN UNNECES-
SARY AND PREVENTABLE HEALTH AND SAFETY RISK TO EMPLOYEES AND THE PUBLIC.
THE PROTECTION OF EMPLOYEES AND THE PUBLIC, AS WELL AS THE PREVENTION OF
SUCH  INJURY,  IS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW
YORK.

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

Co-Sponsors

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S7026A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8359B
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 32 §§925 - 935, Lab L; add §97-1111, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A8359B

S7026A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the licensing of persons engaged in the design, construction, operation, inspection, maintenance, alteration and repair of elevators and other automatic people moving devices and creates the New York state elevator safety and standards board.

S7026A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7026A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7026--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 24, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. BONACIC, KRUEGER, ADAMS, ADDABBO, AVELLA, BRESLIN,
  CARLUCCI, DILAN, DUANE, FLANAGAN, FUSCHILLO, GIANARIS, GOLDEN, GRISAN-
  TI,  HASSELL-THOMPSON,  HUNTLEY,  KENNEDY,  KLEIN,   LANZA,   MARTINS,
  MAZIARZ,  MONTGOMERY,  OPPENHEIMER,  PARKER,  PERALTA, RIVERA, SAVINO,
  SERRANO, SQUADRON, STAVISKY, STEWART-COUSINS, VALESKY  --  read  twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on  Labor  --  reported favorably from said committee and committed to
  the Committee  on  Finance  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the labor law and the state finance law, in relation to
  requiring  the  licensing  of   persons   engaged   in   the   design,
  construction,  inspection,  maintenance,  alteration,  and  repair  of
  elevators and other automated people moving devices

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

  Section 1. The labor law is amended by adding a new article 32 to read
as follows:
                                ARTICLE 32
               ELEVATORS AND OTHER CONVEYANCES; LICENSING
SECTION 925. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND DECLARATION.
        926. APPLICATION.
        927. DEFINITIONS.
        928. LICENSING,  PERMIT,  REGISTRATION  AND  COMPLIANCE REQUIRE-
               MENTS.
        929. LICENSE AND PERMIT PROCEDURE.
        930. QUALIFICATIONS, TRAINING AND CONTINUING EDUCATION.
        931. POWERS OF THE COMMISSIONER.
        932. NEW YORK STATE ELEVATOR SAFETY AND STANDARDS BOARD.
  S 925. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND DECLARATION.  THE  LEGISLATURE  HEREBY
FINDS THAT THE USE OF UNSAFE AND DEFECTIVE ELEVATORS AND OTHER AUTOMATED
PEOPLE MOVING CONVEYANCES MAY EXPOSE THE PUBLIC TO UNSAFE CONDITIONS AND
INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY. THE LEGISLATURE FINDS THAT IMPROPER DESIGN,
CONSTRUCTION,  MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF SUCH CONVEYANCES IS PREVENTABLE
BY REQUIRING PROPER TRAINING OF PERSONS  EMPLOYED  TO  PERFORM  WORK  ON

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

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