senate Bill S1979

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to asbestos project notification and associated fee

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to labor
Jan 21, 2015 referred to labor

S1979 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง904, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S4650
2011-2012: S748
2013-2014: S2082

S1979 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to asbestos project notification and associated fee.

S1979 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1979 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 21, 2015

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

AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to asbestos project notifica-
  tion fees


  Section  1.  Subdivisions  2, 3 and 4 of section 904 of the labor law,
subdivision 2 as amended by section 1 of part BB of chapter  57  of  the
laws  of 2009, subdivision 3 as added by chapter 775 of the laws of 1986
and subdivision 4 as added by chapter 520  of  the  laws  of  1989,  are
amended to read as follows:
ANY contractor engaged in an asbestos project involving  more  than  two
hundred  sixty linear feet or more than one hundred sixty square feet of
asbestos or asbestos materials shall notify both the United States Envi-
ronmental Protection Agency, Region II, Air and Hazardous Material Divi-
sion, AS REQUIRED, and the commissioner in writing ten days prior to the
commencement of work on the project or, if emergency conditions make  it
impossible  to  provide  ten  days  prior notice, as soon as practicable
after identification of the project.  The  notice  to  the  commissioner
shall  include the following information: the name, address and asbestos
handling license number of the contractor working on  the  project;  the
address and description of the building or area, including size, age and
prior  use  of  the  building  or area; the amount of [friable] asbestos
material present in square feet and/or linear feet, if applicable;  room
designation numbers or other local information where such asbestos mate-
rial  is  found  unless    such  material is found throughout the entire
structure; the scheduled starting and completion dates for removal;  the
procedures  and  equipment,  including  ventilating systems that will be
employed; any additional information which the commissioner may require;
and shall be accompanied by a project notification fee as follows:

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


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