senate Bill S4495A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to fire inspections in public and private schools

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to education
May 26, 2017 print number 4495a
May 26, 2017 amend and recommit to education
Feb 16, 2017 referred to education

S4495 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2985
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§807-a & 807-c, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S4663, A1906

S4495 - Summary

Relates to fire inspections in public and private schools; requires the annual fire safety reports.

S4495 - Sponsor Memo

S4495 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4495

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 16, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to  fire  inspections  of
  public and private schools

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

  Section 1. Section 807-a of the education law, as added by chapter 871
of the laws of 1955, subdivision 1 as  amended  and  subdivision  10  as
added  by  chapter  981  of  the  laws  of 1963, subdivisions 2 and 3 as
amended by chapter 607 of the laws of 1964, subparagraphs  4  and  5  of
paragraph  a  of  subdivision  3  and  paragraph  a of subdivision 10 as
amended by chapter 284 of the laws of 1971, paragraph b of subdivision 3
as amended by chapter 511 of the laws of 1974, subdivision 4 as  amended
by  chapter 225 of the laws of 1979, subdivision 5 as amended by chapter
700 of the laws of 1971, paragraph a of  subdivision  5  as  amended  by
chapter 464 of the laws of 1975, subdivision 6 as amended by chapter 165
of the laws of 2006, subdivision 7 as amended by chapter 536 of the laws
of  1981,  and  subdivision  11 as amended by chapter 380 of the laws of
1976, is amended to read as follows:
  § 807-a. Fire inspections. 1. It shall  be  the  duty  of  the  school
authorities  in general charge of the operation of any public or private
school to cause the  buildings  of  such  school  containing  classroom,
dormitory, laboratory, physical education, dining or recreational facil-
ities for student use to be inspected at least annually for fire hazards
which might endanger the lives of students, teachers and employees ther-
ein.
  2.  The annual fire inspection shall be made prior to the first day of
December of every school year and the report thereof shall be  filed  by
the  school  authorities  in  the places required by subdivision five of
this section no later than the sixteenth day of December of  every  such
year.

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

S4495A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2985
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§807-a & 807-c, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S4663, A1906

S4495A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to fire inspections in public and private schools; requires the annual fire safety reports.

S4495A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4495A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 4495--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 16, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT  to  amend the education law, in relation to fire inspections of
  public and private schools

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

  Section 1. Section 807-a of the education law, as added by chapter 871
of  the  laws  of  1955,  subdivision 1 as amended and subdivision 10 as
added by chapter 981 of the laws  of  1963,  subdivisions  2  and  3  as
amended  by  chapter  607  of the laws of 1964, subparagraphs 4 and 5 of
paragraph a of subdivision 3  and  paragraph  a  of  subdivision  10  as
amended by chapter 284 of the laws of 1971, paragraph b of subdivision 3
as  amended by chapter 511 of the laws of 1974, subdivision 4 as amended
by chapter 225 of the laws of 1979, subdivision 5 as amended by  chapter
700  of  the  laws  of  1971, paragraph a of subdivision 5 as amended by
chapter 464 of the laws of 1975, subdivision 6 as amended by chapter 165
of the laws of 2006, subdivision 7 as amended by chapter 536 of the laws
of 1981, and subdivision 11 as amended by chapter 380  of  the  laws  of
1976, is amended to read as follows:
  § 807-a. Fire  inspections.  1.  It  shall  be  the duty of the school
authorities in general charge of the operation of any public or  private
school  to  cause  the  buildings  of  such school containing classroom,
dormitory, laboratory, physical education, dining or recreational facil-
ities for student use to be inspected at least annually for fire hazards
which might endanger the lives of students, teachers and employees ther-
ein.
  2. The annual fire inspection shall be made prior to the first day  of
December  of  every school year and the report thereof shall be filed by
the school authorities in the places required  by  subdivision  five  of
this  section  no later than the sixteenth day of December of every such
year.

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