senate Bill S4059

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires that carbon monoxide detectors be installed in all SUNY dormitories

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to finance
Mar 06, 2013 referred to finance

S4059 - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §378, Exec L; add §215-d, Ed L

S4059 - Summary

Requires that carbon monoxide detectors be installed in all SUNY dormitories.

S4059 - Sponsor Memo

S4059 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4059

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 6, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the executive law and the education law, in relation  to
  requiring carbon monoxide detectors in all SUNY dormitories

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 5-a of section 378 of  the  executive  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  367  of  the  laws  of 2009, is amended to read as
follows:
  5-a. Standards for installation of carbon monoxide detectors requiring
that every one or two-family dwelling,  or  any  dwelling  accommodation
located in a building owned as a condominium or cooperative in the state
or any multiple dwellings shall have installed an operable carbon monox-
ide  detector  of such manufacture, design and installation standards as
are established by the council. Carbon monoxide  detectors  required  by
this  section  are required: (A) only where the dwelling unit has appli-
ances, devices or systems that  may  emit  carbon  monoxide  or  has  an
attached  garage;  AND (B) IN EVERY ROOM USED FOR SLEEPING PURPOSES IN A
BUILDING OWNED OR USED BY ANY SCHOOL,  COLLEGE,  OR  UNIVERSITY  OF  THE
STATE  UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK.  For purposes of this subdivision, multi-
ple dwelling means a dwelling which is either  rented,  leased,  let  or
hired  out, to be occupied, or is occupied as the temporary or permanent
residence or home of three or more families living independently of each
other, including but not limited to  the  following:  a  tenement,  flat
house,  maisonette  apartment, apartment house, apartment hotel, tourist
house, bachelor apartment, studio apartment, duplex apartment,  kitchen-
ette  apartment,  hotel,  lodging  house, rooming house, boarding house,
boarding and nursery school, furnished room house, club, sorority house,
fraternity house, college and school dormitory, convalescent, old age or
nursing homes or residences. It shall also include a  dwelling,  two  or
more stories in height, and with five or more boarders, roomers or lodg-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09188-01-3

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