senate Bill S5322A

Vetoed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to all plumbing and electrical work performed on school buildings in Nassau or Suffolk county

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 29, 2014 vetoed memo.582
Dec 17, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2014 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.446
substituted for a7804a
Jun 12, 2014 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 09, 2014 amended on third reading (t) 5322a
May 19, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 14, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 13, 2014 1st report cal.695
Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
May 16, 2013 referred to education

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S5322 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7804A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §408-c, Ed L; amd §101, Gen Muni L

S5322 - Bill Texts

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Relates to all plumbing and electrical work performed on school buildings in Nassau or Suffolk county.

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BILL NUMBER:S5322

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law and the general
municipal law, in relation to plumbing and electrical work performed
on school buildings

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF THE BILL: The purpose of this bill is to
ensure electrical and plumbing work done on school buildings is
performed by licensed professionals if required by a local
municipality.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This bill adds a new section to Education Law,
and amends the General Municipal Law, to require all plumbing and
electrical work that is to be performed on any school building or
appurtenant facility be completed by a licensed plumber or licensed
electrician if required by the local municipality where the building
or facility is located.

JUSTIFICATION: Electrical and plumbing Projects are expensive and
have the potential to be dangerous if performed incorrectly. if the
work is not done properly, it may cause harm to the students, school
personnel, and the building itself.

This legislation would ensure that any electrical cr plumbing work
done to school buildings is carried out by licensed Professionals if
required by the local municipality. This will save school districts
money in the long run and lower property taxes, by helping to prevent
the potential remedtation and liability resulting from shoddy work.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New Bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.

EFFECTIVE DATE: immediately.

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

                                  5322

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the education law and  the  general  municipal  law,  in
  relation to plumbing and electrical work performed on school buildings

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section  408-c
to read as follows:
  S  408-C.  PLUMBING  AND ELECTRICAL WORK.  ALL PLUMBING AND ELECTRICAL
WORK PERFORMED BY AN INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR OR FIRM ON ANY SCHOOL BUILD-
ING OR APPURTENANT FACILITIES SHALL BE PERFORMED BY A  LICENSED  PLUMBER
OR  LICENSED  ELECTRICIAN AS APPROPRIATE, IF REQUIRED BY A LOCAL MUNICI-
PALITY WHERE THE BUILDING OR FACILITY IS LOCATED. SUCH LICENSED  PLUMBER
OR LICENSED ELECTRICIAN SHALL PROVIDE A COPY OF HIS OR HER VALID LICENSE
PRIOR  TO COMMENCEMENT OF THE WORK DESIGNATED IN THE BID IF A LICENSE IS
REQUIRED BY A LOCAL MUNICIPALITY  WHERE  THE  BUILDING  OR  FACILITY  IS
LOCATED  OR,  IF  IT IS UNDER THE THRESHOLD REQUIRED PURSUANT TO SECTION
ONE HUNDRED ONE OF THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL LAW, THEN THE GENERAL  CONTRAC-
TOR  SHALL  SUBMIT  A  COPY OF THE REQUIRED LICENSE FOR THE PLUMBING AND
ELECTRICAL  SUBCONTRACTORS.  NO  MUNICIPAL  PERMIT  OR   INSPECTION   IS
REQUIRED.
  S  2.  Section 101 of the general municipal law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 6 to read as follows:
  6. ALL PLUMBING  AND  ELECTRICAL  WORK  PERFORMED  BY  AN  INDEPENDENT
CONTRACTOR  OR  FIRM  ON  ANY  SCHOOL BUILDING OR APPURTENANT FACILITIES
SHALL BE PERFORMED BY A LICENSED  PLUMBER  OR  LICENSED  ELECTRICIAN  AS
APPROPRIATE,  IF  REQUIRED BY A LOCAL MUNICIPALITY WHERE THE BUILDING OR
FACILITY IS LOCATED. SUCH LICENSED PLUMBER OR LICENSED ELECTRICIAN SHALL
PROVIDE A COPY OF HIS OR HER VALID LICENSE PRIOR TO COMMENCEMENT OF  THE
WORK  DESIGNATED  IN THE BID IF A LICENSE IS REQUIRED BY A LOCAL MUNICI-
PALITY WHERE THE BUILDING OR FACILITY IS LOCATED OR, IF IT IS UNDER  THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11081-01-3

S. 5322                             2

THRESHOLD REQUIRED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION, THEN THE GENERAL CONTRACTOR
SHALL  SUBMIT  A COPY OF THE REQUIRED LICENSE FOR THE PLUMBING AND ELEC-
TRICAL SUBCONTRACTORS. NO MUNICIPAL PERMIT OR INSPECTION IS REQUIRED.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

Co-Sponsors

S5322A (ACTIVE) - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7804A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §408-c, Ed L; amd §101, Gen Muni L

S5322A (ACTIVE) - Bill Texts

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Relates to all plumbing and electrical work performed on school buildings in Nassau or Suffolk county.

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BILL NUMBER:S5322A

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law and the general munic-
ipal law, in relation to plumbing and electrical work performed on
school buildings in Nassau or Suffolk county

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF THE BILL:

The purpose of this bill is to ensure electrical and plumbing work done
on school buildings is performed by licensed professionals if required
by a local municipality in either Nassau or Suffolk county.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

This bill adds a new section to Education Law, and amends the General
Municipal Law, to require all plumbing and electrical work that is to be
performed on any school building or appurtenant facility be completed by
a licensed plumber or licensed electrician if required by the local
municipality in Nassau or Suffolk county. The license does not need to
be issued by the local municipality where the building or facility is
located.

JUSTIFICATION:

Electrical and plumbing Projects are expensive and have the potential to
be dangerous if performed incorrectly. if the work is not done properly,
it may cause harm to the students, school personnel, and the building
itself.

This legislation would ensure that any electrical or plumbing work done
to school buildings in Nassau or Suffolk county is carried out by
licensed Professionals if required by the local municipality in Nassau
or Suffolk county. This will save school districts money in the long run
and lower property taxes, by helping to prevent the potential remedi-
ation and liability resulting from shoddy work.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

New Bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

Immediately.

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

                                 5322--A
    Cal. No. 695

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. FLANAGAN, DeFRANCISCO, RANZENHOFER -- read twice and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Education -- recommitted to the Committee on Education  in  accordance
  with  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably 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 education law and  the  general  municipal  law,  in
  relation to plumbing and electrical work performed on school buildings
  in Nassau or Suffolk county

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section  408-c
to read as follows:
  S  408-C.  PLUMBING  AND ELECTRICAL WORK.  ALL PLUMBING AND ELECTRICAL
WORK PERFORMED BY AN INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR OR FIRM ON ANY SCHOOL BUILD-
ING OR APPURTENANT FACILITIES IN  NASSAU  OR  SUFFOLK  COUNTY  SHALL  BE
PERFORMED  BY A LICENSED PLUMBER OR LICENSED ELECTRICIAN AS APPROPRIATE,
IF REQUIRED BY A LOCAL MUNICIPALITY WHERE THE BUILDING  OR  FACILITY  IS
LOCATED.  THE  LICENSE  DOES  NOT HAVE TO BE ISSUED BY THE LOCAL MUNICI-
PALITY WHERE THE BUILDING OR FACILITY IS LOCATED, BUT CAN BE  ISSUED  BY
ANY  LICENSING MUNICIPALITY WITHIN NEW YORK STATE. SUCH LICENSED PLUMBER
OR LICENSED ELECTRICIAN SHALL PROVIDE A COPY OF HIS OR HER VALID LICENSE
PRIOR TO COMMENCEMENT OF THE WORK DESIGNATED IN THE BID IF A LICENSE  IS
REQUIRED  BY  A  LOCAL  MUNICIPALITY  WHERE  THE BUILDING OR FACILITY IS
LOCATED OR, IF IT IS UNDER THE THRESHOLD REQUIRED  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION
ONE  HUNDRED ONE OF THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL LAW, THEN THE GENERAL CONTRAC-
TOR SHALL SUBMIT A COPY OF THE REQUIRED LICENSE  FOR  THE  PLUMBING  AND
ELECTRICAL   SUBCONTRACTORS.   NO  MUNICIPAL  PERMIT  OR  INSPECTION  IS
REQUIRED.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11081-05-4

S. 5322--A                          2

  S 2. Section 101 of the general municipal law is amended by  adding  a
new subdivision 6 to read as follows:
  6.  ALL  PLUMBING  AND  ELECTRICAL  WORK  PERFORMED  BY AN INDEPENDENT
CONTRACTOR OR FIRM ON ANY SCHOOL BUILDING OR APPURTENANT  FACILITIES  IN
NASSAU  OR  SUFFOLK  COUNTY  SHALL BE PERFORMED BY A LICENSED PLUMBER OR
LICENSED ELECTRICIAN AS APPROPRIATE, IF REQUIRED BY A LOCAL MUNICIPALITY
WHERE THE BUILDING OR FACILITY IS LOCATED.  THE LICENSE DOES NOT HAVE TO
BE ISSUED BY THE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY WHERE THE BUILDING  OR  FACILITY  IS
LOCATED,  BUT  CAN BE ISSUED BY A LICENSING MUNICIPALITY WITHIN NEW YORK
STATE.  SUCH LICENSED PLUMBER OR LICENSED ELECTRICIAN  SHALL  PROVIDE  A
COPY  OF  HIS  OR  HER  VALID  LICENSE PRIOR TO COMMENCEMENT OF THE WORK
DESIGNATED IN THE BID IF A LICENSE IS REQUIRED BY A  LOCAL  MUNICIPALITY
WHERE THE BUILDING OR FACILITY IS LOCATED OR, IF IT IS UNDER THE THRESH-
OLD REQUIRED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION, THEN THE GENERAL CONTRACTOR SHALL
SUBMIT  A  COPY  OF THE REQUIRED LICENSE FOR THE PLUMBING AND ELECTRICAL
SUBCONTRACTORS. NO MUNICIPAL PERMIT OR INSPECTION IS REQUIRED.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

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