senate Bill S4054A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to certain smoke detecting devices

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Archive: Last Bill Status - Stricken


  • Introduced
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 03, 2014 recommit, enacting clause stricken
Mar 12, 2014 advanced to third reading
Mar 11, 2014 2nd report cal.
Mar 10, 2014 1st report cal.244
Jan 17, 2014 print number 4054a
amend and recommit to consumer protection
Jan 08, 2014 referred to consumer protection
Jun 21, 2013 committed to rules
May 01, 2013 advanced to third reading
Apr 30, 2013 2nd report cal.
Apr 29, 2013 1st report cal.446
Mar 06, 2013 referred to consumer protection

Votes

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Mar 10, 2014 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S4054A
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Consumer Protection Committee Vote: Mar 10, 2014

aye wr (2)

S4054 - Details

Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-ccc, Gen Bus L

S4054 - Summary

Provides that batteries in battery operated single station smoke detecting alarm devices shall be non-replaceable, non-removable and capable of powering the devices for a minimum of ten years.

S4054 - Sponsor Memo

S4054 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4054

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 6, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. NOZZOLIO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to  certain  smoke
  detecting devices

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

  Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
399-ccc to read as follows:
  S 399-CCC. SMOKE DETECTING DEVICES. 1. IT SHALL BE  UNLAWFUL  FOR  ANY
PERSON  TO DISTRIBUTE, SELL, OFFER FOR SALE, INSTALL OR IMPORT ANY SMOKE
DETECTING DEVICE, WHICH IS SOLELY BATTERY OPERATED AND IS NOT POWERED BY
A BATTERY THAT IS NON-REPLACEABLE, NON-REMOVABLE AND CAPABLE OF POWERING
SUCH DEVICE FOR A MINIMUM OF TEN YEARS.
  2. ALL PRODUCT PACKAGING CONTAINING A SOLELY  BATTERY  OPERATED  SMOKE
DETECTING DEVICE SHALL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
  (A)  THE  MANUFACTURER'S  NAME  OR  REGISTERED TRADEMARK AND THE MODEL
NUMBER OF THE SMOKE DETECTING DEVICE; AND
  (B) A MINIMUM BATTERY LIFE OF TEN YEARS.
  3. THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY  TO  SOLELY  BATTERY
OPERATED  SMOKE  DETECTING DEVICES INSTALLED PRIOR TO THE EFFECTIVE DATE
OF THIS SECTION WHICH ARE REMOVED OR RELOCATED TO ANOTHER ROOM  OR  AREA
OF THE SAME BUILDING AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION; TO SOLELY
BATTERY  OPERATED SMOKE DETECTING DEVICES WHICH HAVE BEEN ORDERED BY, OR
ARE IN THE INVENTORY OF, OWNERS, MANAGING  AGENTS,  CONTRACTORS,  WHOLE-
SALERS  OR RETAILERS ON OR BEFORE THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION; TO
SMOKE DETECTING DEVICES WHICH RECEIVE THEIR POWER  FROM  THE  ELECTRICAL
SYSTEM  OF  THE  BUILDING, FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS WITH SMOKE DETECTORS, FIRE
ALARM DEVICES THAT CONNECT TO A PANEL, OR OTHER DEVICES THAT USE A  LOW-
POWER RADIO FREQUENCY WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SIGNAL.
  S  2.  This  act  shall take effect January 1, 2015; provided however,
that effective immediately, all actions and procedures with  respect  to

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01778-04-3

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S4054A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-ccc, Gen Bus L

S4054A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that batteries in battery operated single station smoke detecting alarm devices shall be non-replaceable, non-removable and capable of powering the devices for a minimum of ten years.

S4054A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4054A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4054--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 6, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. NOZZOLIO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Consumer  Protection  --
  recommitted to the Committee on Consumer Protection 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 general business law, in relation to  certain  smoke
  detecting devices

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

  Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
399-ccc to read as follows:
  S 399-CCC. SMOKE DETECTING DEVICES. 1. IT SHALL BE  UNLAWFUL  FOR  ANY
PERSON  TO DISTRIBUTE, SELL, OFFER FOR SALE, INSTALL OR IMPORT ANY SMOKE
DETECTING DEVICE, WHICH IS SOLELY BATTERY OPERATED AND IS NOT POWERED BY
A BATTERY THAT IS NON-REPLACEABLE, NON-REMOVABLE AND CAPABLE OF POWERING
SUCH DEVICE FOR A MINIMUM OF TEN YEARS.
  2. ALL PRODUCT PACKAGING CONTAINING A SOLELY  BATTERY  OPERATED  SMOKE
DETECTING DEVICE SHALL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
  (A)  THE  MANUFACTURER'S  NAME  OR  REGISTERED TRADEMARK AND THE MODEL
NUMBER OF THE SMOKE DETECTING DEVICE; AND
  (B) A MINIMUM BATTERY LIFE OF TEN YEARS.
  3. THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY  TO  SOLELY  BATTERY
OPERATED  SMOKE  DETECTING DEVICES INSTALLED PRIOR TO THE EFFECTIVE DATE
OF THIS SECTION WHICH ARE REMOVED OR RELOCATED TO ANOTHER ROOM  OR  AREA
OF THE SAME BUILDING AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION; TO SOLELY
BATTERY  OPERATED SMOKE DETECTING DEVICES WHICH HAVE BEEN ORDERED BY, OR
ARE IN THE INVENTORY OF, OWNERS, MANAGING  AGENTS,  CONTRACTORS,  WHOLE-
SALERS  OR RETAILERS ON OR BEFORE THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION; TO
SMOKE DETECTING DEVICES WHICH RECEIVE THEIR POWER  FROM  THE  ELECTRICAL
SYSTEM  OF  THE  BUILDING, FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS WITH SMOKE DETECTORS, FIRE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01778-05-4

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