senate Bill S1609A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Provides immunity from administrative action against NYC fire officers who are unable to properly conduct building inspections

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2018 committed to rules
Mar 22, 2018 advanced to third reading
Mar 21, 2018 2nd report cal.
Mar 20, 2018 1st report cal.696
Feb 09, 2018 print number 1609a
Feb 09, 2018 amend and recommit to cities
Jan 03, 2018 referred to cities
Jan 10, 2017 referred to cities

Votes

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Mar 20, 2018 - Cities committee Vote

S1609A
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Cities Committee Vote: Mar 20, 2018

Co-Sponsors

S1609 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1995
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §209-fff, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S5334
2013-2014: S4421
2015-2016: S1992, A4122

S1609 - Summary

Provides immunity from administrative action against New York city fire officers who, due to lack of training, are effectively unable to properly conduct building inspections.

S1609 - Sponsor Memo

S1609 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1609

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the general municipal  law,  in  relation  to  providing
  immunity from administrative action against certain New York city fire
  officers

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

  Section 1. The general municipal  law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 209-ff to read as follows:
  § 209-FF. LIABILITY OF FIRE OFFICERS. IN ANY CITY WITH A POPULATION OF
ONE  MILLION  OR  MORE, THE FIRE OFFICERS OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT OF SUCH
CITY SHALL BE IMMUNE FROM ADMINISTRATIVE LIABILITY RELATING TO  ANY  ACT
OR OMISSION WHICH MAY BE ATTRIBUTABLE TO THE FAILURE OF THE FIRE DEPART-
MENT  OF SUCH CITY TO PROVIDE TRAINING TO SUCH OFFICERS IN REGARD TO THE
BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION CODES AND LOCAL ORDINANCES OF SUCH CITY,  WITH
AN EMPHASIS ON THE INSPECTION DUTIES OF FIRE OFFICERS, AND ANY PERTINENT
CHANGES  IN SUCH DUTIES RESULTING FROM THE ENACTMENT OF OR ANY AMENDMENT
TO ANY OF SUCH CODES ON OR AFTER JULY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND EIGHT.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06039-01-7

Co-Sponsors

S1609A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1995
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §209-fff, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S5334
2013-2014: S4421
2015-2016: S1992, A4122

S1609A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides immunity from administrative action against New York city fire officers who, due to lack of training, are effectively unable to properly conduct building inspections.

S1609A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1609A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1609--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GOLDEN, AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities --  recom-
  mitted  to  the  Committee on Cities in accordance with Senate Rule 6,
  sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  general municipal law, in relation to providing
  immunity from administrative action against certain New York city fire
  officers

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

  Section  1.  The  general  municipal  law  is  amended by adding a new
section 209-fff to read as follows:
  § 209-FFF. LIABILITY OF FIRE OFFICERS. IN ANY CITY WITH  A  POPULATION
OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, THE FIRE OFFICERS OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT OF SUCH
CITY  SHALL  BE IMMUNE FROM ADMINISTRATIVE LIABILITY RELATING TO ANY ACT
OR OMISSION WHICH MAY BE ATTRIBUTABLE TO THE FAILURE OF THE FIRE DEPART-
MENT OF SUCH CITY TO PROVIDE TRAINING TO SUCH OFFICERS IN REGARD TO  THE
BUILDING  AND CONSTRUCTION CODES AND LOCAL ORDINANCES OF SUCH CITY, WITH
AN EMPHASIS ON THE INSPECTION DUTIES OF FIRE OFFICERS, AND ANY PERTINENT
CHANGES IN SUCH DUTIES RESULTING FROM THE ENACTMENT OF OR ANY  AMENDMENT
TO ANY OF SUCH CODES ON OR AFTER JULY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND EIGHT.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06039-02-8

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