senate Bill S4573

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Enhances the reporting requirements for businesses, outside of a city with population of one million or more, which store or use hazardous materials

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to local government
Apr 11, 2013 referred to local government

S4573 - Details

Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง209-u, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2826
2009-2010: S8162A

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

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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