senate Bill S4713A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes movable soccer goal safety

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to local government
Jun 12, 2013 print number 4713b
amend and recommit to local government
May 29, 2013 print number 4713a
amend and recommit to local government
Apr 19, 2013 referred to local government

S4713 - Details

Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §398-e, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S4215B

S4713 - Summary

Establishes movable soccer goal safety; requires compliance with the United States consumer product safety commission's guidelines for movable soccer goal safety.

S4713 - Sponsor Memo

S4713 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4713

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 19, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LATIMER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in  relation  to  establishing
  safety standards for moveable soccer goals

  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
398-e to read as follows:
  S 398-E. MOVEABLE SOCCER  GOAL  SAFETY.  1.  DEFINITIONS  RELATIVE  TO
SOCCER  GOAL SAFETY. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "MOVABLE
SOCCER GOAL" SHALL MEAN A FREESTANDING STRUCTURE CONSISTING OF AT  LEAST
TWO UPRIGHT POSTS, A CROSSBAR, AND SUPPORT BARS THAT IS DESIGNED:
  (A)  TO  BE  USED  BY  ADULTS OR CHILDREN FOR THE PURPOSES OF A SOCCER
GOAL;
  (B) TO BE USED WITHOUT ANY OTHER FORM OF SUPPORT  OR  RESTRAINT  OTHER
THAN PEGS, STAKES, OR OTHER FORMS OF TEMPORARY ANCHORING DEVICE; AND
  (C) TO BE ABLE TO BE MOVED TO DIFFERENT LOCATIONS.
  2.  THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE OFFICE OF PARKS,
RECREATION AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION, SHALL PROMULGATE RULES  AND  REGU-
LATIONS  ESTABLISHING SAFETY STANDARDS FOR ANCHORING, SECURING AND COUN-
TER-WEIGHTING A MOVABLE SOCCER GOAL.  THOSE REGULATIONS  SHALL  SUBSTAN-
TIALLY  COMPLY  WITH  THE  GUIDELINES  FOR  MOVABLE  SOCCER  GOAL SAFETY
PRODUCED BY THE UNITED STATES CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION OR  ANY
SUCCESSOR.
  3.  (A)  NO  PERSON,  FIRM,  CORPORATION,  OR OTHER LEGAL ENTITY WHICH
ERECTS A MOVEABLE SOCCER GOAL SHALL ERECT IN THIS  STATE  SUCH  MOVEABLE
SOCCER  GOAL UNLESS SUCH GOAL SHALL BE ERECTED IN THE MANNER REQUIRED BY
THOSE RULES AND REGULATIONS PROMULGATED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
  (B) MOVEABLE SOCCER GOALS ERECTED UPON ONE, TWO AND THREE-FAMILY RESI-
DENTIAL REAL PROPERTY SHALL BE EXEMPT  FROM  THE  REQUIREMENTS  OF  THIS
SECTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08580-01-3

S4713A - Details

Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §398-e, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S4215B

S4713A - Summary

Establishes movable soccer goal safety; requires compliance with the United States consumer product safety commission's guidelines for movable soccer goal safety.

S4713A - Sponsor Memo

S4713A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4713--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 19, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LATIMER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Local  Government  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in  relation  to  establishing
  safety standards for moveable soccer goals

  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
398-e to read as follows:
  S 398-E. MOVEABLE SOCCER  GOAL  SAFETY.  1.  DEFINITIONS  RELATIVE  TO
SOCCER  GOAL SAFETY. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "MOVABLE
SOCCER GOAL" SHALL MEAN A FREESTANDING STRUCTURE CONSISTING OF AT  LEAST
TWO UPRIGHT POSTS, A CROSSBAR, AND SUPPORT BARS THAT IS DESIGNED:
  (A)  TO  BE  USED  BY  ADULTS OR CHILDREN FOR THE PURPOSES OF A SOCCER
GOAL;
  (B) TO BE USED WITHOUT ANY OTHER FORM OF SUPPORT  OR  RESTRAINT  OTHER
THAN PEGS, STAKES, OR OTHER FORMS OF TEMPORARY ANCHORING DEVICE; AND
  (C) TO BE ABLE TO BE MOVED TO DIFFERENT LOCATIONS.
  2.  THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE OFFICE OF PARKS,
RECREATION AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION, SHALL PROMULGATE RULES  AND  REGU-
LATIONS  ESTABLISHING SAFETY STANDARDS FOR ANCHORING, SECURING AND COUN-
TER-WEIGHTING A MOVABLE SOCCER GOAL.  THOSE REGULATIONS  SHALL  SUBSTAN-
TIALLY  COMPLY  WITH  THE  GUIDELINES  FOR  MOVABLE  SOCCER  GOAL SAFETY
PRODUCED BY THE UNITED STATES CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION OR  ANY
SUCCESSOR.
  3.  (A)  NO  PERSON,  FIRM,  CORPORATION,  OR OTHER LEGAL ENTITY WHICH
ERECTS A MOVEABLE SOCCER GOAL SHALL ERECT IN THIS  STATE  SUCH  MOVEABLE
SOCCER  GOAL UNLESS SUCH GOAL SHALL BE ERECTED IN THE MANNER REQUIRED BY
THOSE RULES AND REGULATIONS PROMULGATED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08580-03-3

S4713B (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §398-e, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S4215B

S4713B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes movable soccer goal safety; requires compliance with the United States consumer product safety commission's guidelines for movable soccer goal safety.

S4713B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4713B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4713--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 19, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LATIMER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Local  Government  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the general business law, in relation to establishing
  safety standards for moveable soccer goals

  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
398-e to read as follows:
  S  398-E.  MOVEABLE  SOCCER  GOAL  SAFETY.  1. DEFINITIONS RELATIVE TO
SOCCER GOAL SAFETY. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM  "MOVABLE
SOCCER  GOAL" SHALL MEAN A FREESTANDING STRUCTURE CONSISTING OF AT LEAST
TWO UPRIGHT POSTS, A CROSSBAR, AND SUPPORT BARS THAT IS DESIGNED:
  (A) TO BE USED BY ADULTS OR CHILDREN FOR  THE  PURPOSES  OF  A  SOCCER
GOAL;
  (B)  TO  BE  USED WITHOUT ANY OTHER FORM OF SUPPORT OR RESTRAINT OTHER
THAN PEGS, STAKES, OR OTHER FORMS OF TEMPORARY ANCHORING DEVICE; AND
  (C) TO BE ABLE TO BE MOVED TO DIFFERENT LOCATIONS.
  2. THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE OFFICE OF  PARKS,
RECREATION  AND  HISTORIC PRESERVATION, SHALL PROMULGATE RULES AND REGU-
LATIONS ESTABLISHING SAFETY STANDARDS FOR ANCHORING, SECURING AND  COUN-
TER-WEIGHTING  A  MOVABLE SOCCER GOAL.  THOSE REGULATIONS SHALL SUBSTAN-
TIALLY COMPLY  WITH  THE  GUIDELINES  FOR  MOVABLE  SOCCER  GOAL  SAFETY
PRODUCED  BY THE UNITED STATES CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION OR ANY
SUCCESSOR.
  3. (A) NO PERSON, FIRM,  CORPORATION,  OR  OTHER  LEGAL  ENTITY  WHICH
ERECTS  A  MOVEABLE  SOCCER GOAL SHALL ERECT IN THIS STATE SUCH MOVEABLE
SOCCER GOAL UNLESS SUCH GOAL SHALL BE ERECTED IN THE MANNER REQUIRED  BY
THOSE RULES AND REGULATIONS PROMULGATED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08580-05-3

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