|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to housing, construction and community development|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to housing, construction and community development|
senate Bill S1149
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1149 - Details
S1149 - Summary
Requires the state fire prevention and building code council to implement rules and regulations requiring the use of radon-resistant features in new home construction.
S1149 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1149 TITLE OF BILL: An act requiring the state fire prevention and building code council to implement rules and regulations regarding radon-resistant features in newly constructed homes PURPOSE: To require new home builders to use radon resistant features when building new homes. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 directs the state fire prevention and building code council to develop and implement rules and regulations concerning the use of radon resistant building features in new home construction. JUSTIFICATION: Radon is a colorless, odorless, and tasteless gas which is omitted from the natural breakdown of uranium in soil, rock and water. This gas typically moves through the ground and seeps into homes through tiny cracks or holes in the foundation. Any home, new or old can have a radon problem, and homes across the country have been found to have high levels of radon. In 2005, the Surgeon General of the United States issued a Health Advisory warning Americans about the health risk of exposure to radon in indoor air. Recent studies done by the
S1149 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1149 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. BRESLIN, SAMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction and Community Development AN ACT requiring the state fire prevention and building code council to implement rules and regulations regarding radon-resistant features in newly constructed homes THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The state fire prevention and building code council is hereby directed to implement rules and regulations requiring the use of radon-resistant features in new home construction. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01629-01-3
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