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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to housing, construction and community development|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to housing, construction and community development|
senate Bill S1820
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
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- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1820 - Details
S1820 - Summary
Relates to the remediation and prevention of indoor mold; requires the disclosure of indoor mold history upon the sale of certain real property; requires notification to prospective lessees; directs the commissioner of housing and community renewal and the commissioner of health to promulgate rules and standards for the remediation and prevention of indoor mold.
S1820 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1820 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public housing law, the public health law, and the real property law, in relation to the remediation and prevention of indoor mold and requiring the disclosure of indoor mold history upon the sale of certain real property; and to amend the real property law and the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring notice of indoor mold history to prospective lessees of apartments PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To create standards and practices for the handling of indoor mold in both real property and public housing. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the public housing law by adding section 16-a, which directs and authorizes the commissioner to create Procedures for the remediation and prevention of mold. Section 2 amends the public health law by adding article 48-A, which authorizes the commissioner to promulgate standards in the detection, prevention, and remediation of indoor mold within environments subject to the rule of the department.
S1820 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1820 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. ESPAILLAT, KRUEGER, MONTGOMERY, PERKINS, SAMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction and Community Development AN ACT to amend the public housing law, the public health law, and the real property law, in relation to the remediation and prevention of indoor mold and requiring the disclosure of indoor mold history upon the sale of certain real property; and to amend the real property law and the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring notice of indoor mold history to prospective lessees of apartments THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The public housing law is amended by adding a new section 16-a to read as follows: S 16-A. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE COMMISSIONER WITH RESPECT TO INDOOR MOLD. 1. DEFINITIONS. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS: (A) "MOLD" MEANS ANY FORM OF MULTICELLULAR FUNGI THAT LIVE ON PLANT OR ANIMAL MATTER AND IN INDOOR ENVIRONMENTS. TYPES OF MOLD INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, CLADOSPORIUM, PENICILLIUM, ALTERNARIA, ASPERGILLUS, FUSARIUM, TRICHODERMA, MEMNONIELLA, MUCOR, AND STACHYBOTRYS CHARTARUM, OFTEN FOUND IN WATER DAMAGED BUILDING MATERIALS. (B) "AFFECT" MEANS TO CAUSE A CONDITION BY THE PRESENCE OF MOLD IN THE DWELLING UNIT, BUILDING, APPURTENANT STRUCTURE, COMMON WALL, HEATING SYSTEM, OR VENTILATING AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM THAT AFFECTS THE INDOOR AIR QUALITY OF A DWELLING UNIT OR BUILDING. (C) "ACCEPTABLE EXPOSURE LIMIT" MEANS A LEVEL OF MOLD THAT WILL NOT ADVERSELY AFFECT THE HEALTH OF RESIDENTS OF PUBLIC HOUSING UNITS, AND DOES NOT POSE A SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO THE PUBLIC HEALTH. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02141-01-3
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