senate Bill S3743A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires the installation and testing of fire equipment and sprinkler systems at pet stores

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Jan 31, 2014 print number 3743a
amend and recommit to agriculture
Jan 08, 2014 referred to agriculture
Feb 13, 2013 referred to agriculture

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Co-Sponsors

S3743 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A972A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §408, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4086B, A830A
2009-2010: A10616

S3743 - Summary

Requires the installation and testing of fire equipment and sprinkler systems at pet stores.

S3743 - Sponsor Memo

S3743 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3743

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 13, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to  requir-
  ing  the  installation  and  testing  of  fire equipment and sprinkler
  systems at pet stores

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

  Section  1. The agriculture and markets law is amended by adding a new
section 408 to read as follows:
  S 408.  FIRE PROTECTION REQUIREMENTS FOR PET STORES. ALL  PET  DEALERS
LICENSED  UNDER  THIS ARTICLE SHALL PROVIDE FIRE PROTECTION MEASURES FOR
EVERY PREMISES AT WHICH THE DEALER HOUSES ANIMALS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
  1. FIRE EQUIPMENT. (A) FIRE DETECTION, FIRE ALARM  AND  FIRE  FIGHTING
EQUIPMENT, INCLUDING AN ADEQUATE NUMBER OF FIRE EXTINGUISHERS, APPROPRI-
ATE  TO  THE TYPE OF BUILDING AND ANIMALS OCCUPYING SUCH BUILDING, SHALL
BE PROVIDED IN ALL RETAIL AND WHOLESALE ESTABLISHMENTS UTILIZED BY A PET
DEALER TO HOUSE ANIMALS.  FIRE PROTECTION EQUIPMENT THROUGHOUT  UNSUPER-
VISED SPACES WITHIN THE BUILDING, INCLUDING STOREROOMS, BOILER ROOMS AND
EXIT  WAYS SHALL INCLUDE AN AUTOMATIC FIRE DETECTION ALARM SYSTEM OF THE
HEAT OR SMOKE SENSING TYPE.
  (B) ALL FIRE DETECTION, FIRE ALARM AND FIRE FIGHTING  EQUIPMENT  SHALL
BE  TESTED  EVERY  SIX  MONTHS  BY THE PET DEALER AND MAINTAINED IN GOOD
WORKING CONDITION.  STAFF SHALL BE INSTRUCTED  IN  THE  FUNCTIONING  AND
OPERATION OF SUCH EQUIPMENT.
  (C)  IF THE FIRE ALARM SYSTEM BECOMES INOPERATIVE AT ANY TIME, THE PET
DEALER SHALL TAKE  IMMEDIATE  ACTION  TO  HAVE  THE  FIRE  ALARM  SYSTEM
RESTORED TO PROPER WORKING ORDER.
  2.  SPRINKLER  SYSTEM. (A) AN ELECTRICALLY SUPERVISED AUTOMATIC SPRIN-
KLER SYSTEM, INSTALLED IN  CONFORMITY  WITH  RULES  PROMULGATED  BY  THE
COMMISSIONER,  SHALL  BE PROVIDED IN ALL RETAIL AND WHOLESALE ESTABLISH-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01815-02-3

Co-Sponsors

S3743A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A972A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §408, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4086B, A830A
2009-2010: A10616

S3743A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the installation and testing of fire equipment and sprinkler systems at pet stores.

S3743A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3743A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3743--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 13, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. ADDABBO, AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Agriculture  --
  recommitted  to the Committee on Agriculture in accordance with Senate
  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to requir-
  ing the installation and  testing  of  fire  equipment  and  sprinkler
  systems at pet stores

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

  Section 1. The agriculture and markets law is amended by adding a  new
section 408 to read as follows:
  S  408.   FIRE PROTECTION REQUIREMENTS FOR PET STORES. ALL PET DEALERS
LICENSED UNDER THIS ARTICLE SHALL PROVIDE FIRE PROTECTION  MEASURES  FOR
EVERY PREMISES AT WHICH THE DEALER HOUSES ANIMALS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
  1.  FIRE  EQUIPMENT.  (A) FIRE DETECTION, FIRE ALARM AND FIRE FIGHTING
EQUIPMENT, INCLUDING AN ADEQUATE NUMBER OF FIRE EXTINGUISHERS, APPROPRI-
ATE TO THE TYPE OF BUILDING AND ANIMALS OCCUPYING SUCH  BUILDING,  SHALL
BE PROVIDED IN ALL RETAIL AND WHOLESALE ESTABLISHMENTS UTILIZED BY A PET
DEALER  TO HOUSE ANIMALS.  FIRE PROTECTION EQUIPMENT THROUGHOUT UNSUPER-
VISED SPACES WITHIN THE BUILDING, INCLUDING STOREROOMS, BOILER ROOMS AND
EXIT WAYS SHALL INCLUDE AN AUTOMATIC FIRE DETECTION ALARM SYSTEM OF  THE
HEAT OR SMOKE SENSING TYPE.
  (B)  ALL  FIRE DETECTION, FIRE ALARM AND FIRE FIGHTING EQUIPMENT SHALL
BE TESTED EVERY SIX MONTHS BY THE PET  DEALER  AND  MAINTAINED  IN  GOOD
WORKING  CONDITION.    STAFF  SHALL BE INSTRUCTED IN THE FUNCTIONING AND
OPERATION OF SUCH EQUIPMENT.
  (C) IF THE FIRE ALARM SYSTEM BECOMES INOPERATIVE AT ANY TIME, THE  PET
DEALER  SHALL  TAKE  IMMEDIATE  ACTION  TO  HAVE  THE  FIRE ALARM SYSTEM
RESTORED TO PROPER WORKING ORDER.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01815-03-4

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