|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018||referred to consumer protection|
|May 11, 2017||referred to consumer protection|
senate Bill S6199
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Consumer Protection Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6199 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6199 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6199 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the general business law, in relation to requiring that a homeowner be provided a cost estimate for installation of a fire sprinkler system PURPOSE : To increase the safety of newly-constructed homes by providing homeowners the data with which to make a decision regarding installation of a fire sprinkler system. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section one amends the general business law by adding a new section 771b requiring that for all private, one-family home construction contracted on or after September 1 of the year in which this law is passed, the home construction estimate must include a cost estimate for the installation of a fire sprinkler system in the home. Section two provides the effective date. JUSTIFICATION : Fire sprinklers have long been recognized as an effective means to reduce the spread of fire and limit damages associated with a fire.
S6199 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6199 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 11, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BROOKS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to requiring that a homeowner be provided a cost estimate for installation of a fire sprinkler system THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section 771-b to read as follows: § 771-B. FOR ALL PRIVATE, ONE-FAMILY HOME CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTED ON OR AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, THE HOME CONSTRUCTION ESTI- MATE MUST INCLUDE A COST ESTIMATE FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A FIRE SPRIN- KLER SYSTEM. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO REQUIRE THE HOME BUYER TO PURCHASE SUCH A SYSTEM. § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of September next succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD11704-01-7
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