senate Bill S4610A

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires builders of one- and two-family dwellings having less than 3 stories to provide buyers with information on the installation and maintenance of automatic fire sprinkler systems

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A7916 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 05, 2014 signed chap.201
Aug 01, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.945
substituted for s4610a
Jun 18, 2014 substituted by a7916a
Jun 09, 2014 amended on third reading 4610a
Jun 02, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 29, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 28, 2014 1st report cal.945
Mar 10, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to consumer protection
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 20, 2013 referred to consumer affairs and protection
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1530
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 20, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Apr 15, 2013 referred to consumer protection

Votes

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May 28, 2014 - Finance committee Vote

S4610
36
1
committee
36
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 10, 2014 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S4610
10
0
committee
10
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Mar 10, 2014

aye wr (1)

Jun 20, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S4610
24
0
committee
24
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 20, 2013 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S4610
10
0
committee
10
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 20, 2013

aye wr (1)

Co-Sponsors

S4610 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7916A
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 35-F §§759 & 759-a, Gen Bus L; amd §156, Exec L

S4610 - Summary

Requires builders of one- and two-family dwellings having less than 3 stories to provide buyers with information on the installation and maintenance of automatic fire sprinkler systems.

S4610 - Sponsor Memo

S4610 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4610

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 15, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  YOUNG  -- 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  and  the  executive  law,  in
  relation  to automatic sprinkler system requirements for one- and two-
  family dwellings; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon
  certain conditions

  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 article
35-F to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 35-F
                       FIRE SPRINKLER INFORMATION
SECTION 759.   DEFINITIONS.
        759-A. DISCLOSURE  OF  AUTOMATIC  FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEM INFORMA-
                 TION.
  S 759. DEFINITIONS. WHEN USED IN THIS  ARTICLE,  THE  FOLLOWING  TERMS
SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  1. "BUILDER" MEANS ANY PERSON, CORPORATION, PARTNERSHIP OR OTHER ENTI-
TY CONTRACTING WITH AN OWNER FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A ONE- OR TWO-FAMI-
LY RESIDENTIAL DWELLING HAVING LESS THAN THREE STORIES.
  2.  "BUYER"  MEANS  ANY  PERSON  OR PERSONS WHO HAVE CONTRACTED OR WHO
INTEND TO CONTRACT WITH A BUILDER FOR THE  CONSTRUCTION  OF  A  ONE-  OR
TWO-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DWELLING HAVING LESS THAN THREE STORIES.
  S  759-A. DISCLOSURE OF AUTOMATIC FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEM INFORMATION. A
BUILDER OF A ONE- OR TWO-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DWELLING  HAVING  LESS  THAN
THREE  STORIES,  PRIOR  TO  ENTERING INTO A CONTRACT FOR CONSTRUCTION OF
SUCH DWELLING WITH A BUYER, SHALL PROVIDE THE BUYER WITH A COPY OF WRIT-
TEN MATERIALS PREPARED BY THE OFFICE  OF  FIRE  PREVENTION  AND  CONTROL
PURSUANT  TO  SUBDIVISION TWENTY OF SECTION ONE HUNDRED FIFTY-SIX OF THE
EXECUTIVE LAW, WHICH DETAILS THE BENEFITS  OF  AND  INCLUDES  THE  COSTS
ASSOCIATED  WITH  THE  INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF AN AUTOMATIC FIRE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09422-02-3

Co-Sponsors

S4610A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7916A
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 35-F §§759 & 759-a, Gen Bus L; amd §156, Exec L

S4610A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires builders of one- and two-family dwellings having less than 3 stories to provide buyers with information on the installation and maintenance of automatic fire sprinkler systems.

S4610A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4610A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4610--A
    Cal. No. 945

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 15, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. YOUNG, DeFRANCISCO, ZELDIN -- 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 -- reported favorably from  said
  committee and committed to the Committee on Finance -- reported favor-
  ably  from said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered
  to a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place
  in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the general business  law  and  the  executive  law,  in
  relation  to automatic sprinkler system requirements for one- and two-
  family dwellings; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon
  certain conditions

  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 article
35-F to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 35-F
                       FIRE SPRINKLER INFORMATION
SECTION 759.   DEFINITIONS.
        759-A. DISCLOSURE  OF  AUTOMATIC  FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEM INFORMA-
                 TION.
  S 759. DEFINITIONS. WHEN USED IN THIS  ARTICLE,  THE  FOLLOWING  TERMS
SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  1. "BUILDER" MEANS ANY PERSON, CORPORATION, PARTNERSHIP OR OTHER ENTI-
TY CONTRACTING WITH AN OWNER FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A ONE- OR TWO-FAMI-
LY RESIDENTIAL DWELLING HAVING LESS THAN THREE STORIES.
  2.  "BUYER"  MEANS  ANY  PERSON  OR PERSONS WHO HAVE CONTRACTED OR WHO
INTEND TO CONTRACT WITH A BUILDER FOR THE  CONSTRUCTION  OF  A  ONE-  OR
TWO-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DWELLING HAVING LESS THAN THREE STORIES.
  S  759-A. DISCLOSURE OF AUTOMATIC FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEM INFORMATION. A
BUILDER OF A ONE- OR TWO-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DWELLING  HAVING  LESS  THAN

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

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