|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to local government|
|Apr 11, 2013||referred to local government|
senate Bill S4573
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
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S4573 - Details
S4573 - Summary
Enhances the reporting requirements for the storage or use of hazardous materials by businesses, outside of a city having a population of one million or more.
S4573 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S4573 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general municipal law, in relation to requiring businesses to notify the local firefighting agency of the presence of hazardous materials PURPOSE: The bill would enhance and improve the reporting requirements for businesses which store or use hazardous materials. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: The bill amends subdivision 3, 5, and 6 of Section 209-u of the General Municipal Law to make the following changes: *Requires each person engaged in commerce to provide identification and quantity of each hazardous material used or stored at each site. Persons that do not use or store hazardous materials must respond to the notice with such information; *Requires every municipality (town or city), except a city having a population of one million or more, to provide annual notification in writing to all persons engaged in commerce within their jurisdiction of the notification and, other hazardous materials reporting requirements in this law,. The notification may be provided with tax bills or other official notifications; *Requires any person granted a reporting exemption, except in a city
S4573 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4573 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 11, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. STEWART-COUSINS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to requiring businesses to notify the local firefighting agency of the presence of hazardous materials THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivisions 3, 5 and 6 of section 209-u of the general municipal law, subdivision 3 as amended by chapter 23 of the laws of 1991, and subdivisions 5 and 6 as amended by chapter 594 of the laws of 1986, are amended and a new subdivision 3-a is added to read as follows: 3. Every person engaged in commerce in this state, excepting those operating as a farm, as defined by subdivision one of section six hundred seventy-one of the labor law who, based upon the experience of the business in the use of hazardous materials during the previous year, may have possession of hazardous materials at a permanent place of busi- ness, a construction site or a temporary storage depot, shall report the presence of such hazardous materials to the chief of the appropriate fire department, fire corporation, or fire company having responsibility for fire protection of each location at which any such hazardous materi- al may be found. EACH SUCH PERSON SHALL PROVIDE THE IDENTIFICATION AND QUANTITY OF EACH HAZARDOUS MATERIAL USED OR STORED AT EACH SITE WHICH IS NOT WITHIN A CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE. SUCH PERSONS THAT DO NOT STORE OR USE HAZARDOUS MATERIALS MUST RESPOND TO THE NOTICE BY STATING NO SUCH MATERIALS ARE STORED OR USED. Upon receipt thereof, in counties which have an office of county fire coordinator, the fire department, fire corporation or fire company, shall forward a copy of said report to the office of the county fire coordinator. 3-A. EVERY CITY AND TOWN, EXCEPT A CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, SHALL ANNUALLY PROVIDE NOTICE IN WRITING TO ALL PERSONS ENGAGED IN COMMERCE WITHIN ITS JURISDICTION OF THE NOTIFICATION AND EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02585-01-3
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