assembly Bill A6824

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Directs the state fire prevention and building code council to update the state fire prevention and building code and the state energy conservation construction code

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to codes
Jun 19, 2017 reported referred to rules
Jun 06, 2017 reported referred to codes
Mar 21, 2017 referred to governmental operations

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A6824 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4562
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §377, Exec L; amd §§11-101 & 11-103, Energy L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A4460

A6824 - Summary

Directs the state fire prevention and building code council to update the state fire prevention and building code and the state energy conservation construction code within 12 months of the publication of any updated or revised edition of the international and national codes relating thereto, so as to ensure that the state's codes reflect such revisions and updates.

A6824 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6824

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 21, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. HUNTER -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Governmental Operations

AN  ACT  to  amend  the executive law and the energy law, in relation to
  requiring the updating of the state uniform fire prevention and build-
  ing code and the state energy conservation construction  code  on  the
  basis of update of certain international codes

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 377 of the executive law is renum-
bered subdivision 3 and a new subdivision 2 is added to read as follows:
  2.  EACH TIME A REVISED OR UPDATED EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL BUILD-
ING CODE, THE INTERNATIONAL FIRE  CODE,  THE  INTERNATIONAL  RESIDENTIAL
CODE,  THE  INTERNATIONAL  PLUMBING  CODE,  THE INTERNATIONAL MECHANICAL
CODE, THE INTERNATIONAL FUEL GAS CODE, THE INTERNATIONAL EXISTING BUILD-
ING CODE, THE INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE  OR  THE  NATIONAL
ELECTRICAL CODE IS PUBLISHED, THE COUNCIL SHALL, WITHIN TWELVE MONTHS OF
SUCH PUBLICATION OF A REVISED OR UPDATED EDITION, CAUSE THE UNIFORM FIRE
PREVENTION  AND  BUILDING  CODE  TO BE UPDATED TO REFLECT CHANGES IN ANY
SUCH REVISED OR UPDATED EDITION.
  § 2. Section 11-101 of the energy law, as amended by  chapter  516  of
the laws of 1984, is amended to read as follows:
  § 11-101. Purpose.  In furtherance of the policy set forth in subdivi-
sion  two  of  section  3-101  of  this  chapter, the legislature hereby
directs that a state energy conservation construction code be adopted to
protect the health, safety and security of the people of the  state  and
to  assure a continuing supply of energy for future generations and that
such code mandate that  [economically]  reasonable  energy  conservation
techniques  be  used  in  the  design and construction of all public and
private buildings in the state.
  § 3. Subdivision 2 of section 11-103 of the energy law, as amended  by
chapter 560 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:

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

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