senate Bill S6484

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to protecting indoor air quality in state owned, leased or operated buildings

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Jan 29, 2014 referred to health

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S6484 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3599
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 49-A ยงยง4920 - 4925, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3471, S4831, A3122
2009-2010: S5623, A2076

S6484 - Summary

Relates to protecting indoor air quality in state owned, leased or operated buildings.

S6484 - Sponsor Memo

S6484 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6484

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 29, 2014
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to protecting  indoor
  air quality in state owned, leased or operated buildings

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

  Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  article
49-A to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 49-A
                           INDOOR AIR QUALITY
SECTION 4920. PURPOSE.
        4921. DEFINITIONS.
        4922. INDOOR AIR QUALITY PLAN.
        4923. INDOOR AIR QUALITY STANDARDS.
        4924. INDOOR AIR INVESTIGATIONS.
        4925. TRAINING COURSE.
  S  4920. PURPOSE.  IT IS THE PURPOSE OF THIS ARTICLE TO PROTECT PUBLIC
HEALTH BY PROVIDING FOR ADEQUATE QUANTITY AND QUALITY OF INDOOR  AIR  IN
STATE  OWNED, LEASED OR OPERATED BUILDINGS. IN ORDER TO ACHIEVE THIS AIM
IT IS NECESSARY TO PROVIDE  THAT  A  STATE  OWNED,  LEASED  OR  OPERATED
BUILDING'S  HEATING, VENTILATION AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM BE OPERATED
AND MAINTAINED ACCORDING TO DESIGN. IT IS ALSO  NECESSARY  THAT  PERSONS
WHO  ARE EXPERIENCING ADVERSE HEALTH EFFECTS BECAUSE OF INDOOR AIR PROB-
LEMS HAVE MEANS TO COMMUNICATE THESE PROBLEMS AND HAVE  THEM  ADDRESSED.
IN  ORDER  TO ENSURE A MINIMUM AND ADEQUATE SUPPLY OF FRESH AIR TO STATE
OWNED, LEASED OR OPERATED BUILDING OCCUPANTS, IT IS  FURTHER,  ALSO  THE
PURPOSE OF THIS ARTICLE TO ADOPT ESTABLISHED STANDARDS FOR VENTILATION.
  S 4921. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE:
  1.  "BUILDING"  MEANS AN OCCUPIED STRUCTURE, OWNED, LEASED OR OPERATED
BY THE STATE OF GREATER THAN TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND SQUARE FEET  OF  FLOOR
SPACE,  USING MECHANICAL VENTILATION PROVIDING OUTDOOR AIR, RECIRCULATED
AIR, OR A MIXTURE OF OUTDOOR AND RECIRCULATED AIR, EXCLUDING A  RESIDEN-
TIAL  STRUCTURE  CONTAINING SIX OR FEWER DWELLING UNITS OR ANY STRUCTURE
OR PORTION OF A STRUCTURE WHERE STATE REGULATION OF INDOOR  AIR  QUALITY

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

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