assembly Bill A2425A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires full family service restroom facilities in public buildings

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to governmental operations
Apr 02, 2019 print number 2425a
Apr 02, 2019 amend and recommit to governmental operations
Jan 22, 2019 referred to governmental operations

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A2425 - Details

Law Section:
Public Buildings Law
Laws Affected:
Add §54, Pub Bldg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A7213
2021-2022: A2563

A2425 - Summary

Requires full family service restroom facilities in public buildings.

A2425 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2425

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. LAVINE, M. L. MILLER, JAFFEE, ABINANTI, ARROYO,
  WILLIAMS, ORTIZ, CRESPO, MOSLEY,  SOLAGES,  D'URSO,  COOK,  RODRIGUEZ,
  L. ROSENTHAL,   PHEFFER AMATO,  RA,  SEAWRIGHT,  MORINELLO,  LAWRENCE,
  BLAKE, DICKENS, PEOPLES-STOKES, TAYLOR,  BRAUNSTEIN,  COLTON,  GIGLIO,
  M. G. MILLER,  GOTTFRIED  --  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. DINOWITZ,
  GALEF, HEVESI, LUPARDO, McDONOUGH, SIMON,  THIELE  --  read  once  and
  referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations

AN  ACT to amend the public buildings law, in relation to requiring full
  family service restroom facilities in public buildings

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

  Section 1. The public buildings law is amended by adding a new section
54 to read as follows:
  §  54.  RESTROOM  ACCESSIBILITY  AND EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC
BUILDINGS. 1. IN ADDITION TO ALL OF THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE STATE BUILD-
ING CODE REFERENCED IN SECTION FIFTY-ONE OF THIS ARTICLE, ALL  BUILDINGS
CONSTRUCTED  AFTER  THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION WHICH ARE COVERED
BY THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE REQUIRED TO INCLUDE, AT A MINIMUM, AT LEAST ONE
FAMILY RESTROOM, ACCESSIBLE FROM ANY POINT WITHIN THE BUILDING  OPEN  TO
THE  PUBLIC,  WHICH  IS  TO BE EQUIPPED SUCH THAT A CAREGIVER IS ABLE TO
ATTEND TO THE SANITARY AND HYGIENIC NEEDS OF ANY PERSON AFFECTED BY  ANY
COMBINATION  OF  PHYSICAL  AND/OR  COGNITIVE DISABILITIES SUCH THAT THEY
REQUIRE CONSTANT ASSISTANCE WITH ACTIVITIES FOR DAILY LIVING, INCLUDING,
BUT ARE NOT STRICTLY LIMITED TO, AN INABILITY  TO  UTILIZE  CONVENTIONAL
RESTROOM FACILITIES.
  2.  THE  PRECISE  CONFIGURATION  AND  EQUIPMENT TO BE INCLUDED IN SUCH
FAMILY RESTROOM FACILITIES SHALL BE DETERMINED  PURSUANT  TO  RULES  AND
REGULATIONS  PROMULGATED  BY  THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE CODES DIVISION, IN
COOPERATION WITH THE OFFICE FOR PERSONS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES,
AND WITH THE INPUT OF AN INDEPENDENT PARTY, APPOINTED BY  THE  GOVERNOR,
WHO  IS  THE  PARENT  OR  LEGAL  GUARDIAN OF A PERSON WHOSE DISABILITIES

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

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A2425A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Buildings Law
Laws Affected:
Add §54, Pub Bldg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A7213
2021-2022: A2563

A2425A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires full family service restroom facilities in public buildings.

A2425A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2425--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. LAVINE, M. L. MILLER, JAFFEE, ABINANTI, ARROYO,
  WILLIAMS, ORTIZ, CRESPO, MOSLEY,  SOLAGES,  D'URSO,  COOK,  RODRIGUEZ,
  L. ROSENTHAL,   PHEFFER AMATO,  RA,  SEAWRIGHT,  MORINELLO,  LAWRENCE,
  BLAKE, DICKENS, PEOPLES-STOKES, TAYLOR,  BRAUNSTEIN,  COLTON,  GIGLIO,
  M. G. MILLER,  GOTTFRIED,  WALLACE  --  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
  DINOWITZ, GALEF, HEVESI, LUPARDO, McDONOUGH,  SIMON,  THIELE  --  read
  once  and  referred  to  the  Committee  on Governmental Operations --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the public buildings law, in relation to requiring full
  family service restroom facilities in public buildings

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

  Section 1. The public buildings law is amended by adding a new section
54 to read as follows:
  §  54.  RESTROOM  ACCESSIBILITY  AND EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC
BUILDINGS. 1. IN ADDITION TO ALL OF THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE STATE BUILD-
ING CODE REFERENCED IN SECTION FIFTY-ONE OF THIS ARTICLE, ALL  BUILDINGS
CONSTRUCTED  AFTER  THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION WHICH ARE COVERED
BY THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE REQUIRED TO INCLUDE, AT A MINIMUM, AT LEAST ONE
FAMILY RESTROOM, ACCESSIBLE FROM ANY POINT WITHIN THE BUILDING  OPEN  TO
THE  PUBLIC,  WHICH  IS  TO BE EQUIPPED SUCH THAT A CAREGIVER IS ABLE TO
ATTEND TO THE SANITARY AND HYGIENIC NEEDS OF ANY PERSON AFFECTED BY  ANY
COMBINATION  OF  PHYSICAL  AND/OR  COGNITIVE DISABILITIES SUCH THAT THEY
REQUIRE CONSTANT ASSISTANCE WITH ACTIVITIES FOR DAILY LIVING, INCLUDING,
BUT ARE NOT STRICTLY LIMITED TO, AN INABILITY  TO  UTILIZE  CONVENTIONAL
RESTROOM FACILITIES.
  2.  THE  PRECISE  CONFIGURATION  AND  EQUIPMENT TO BE INCLUDED IN SUCH
FAMILY RESTROOM FACILITIES SHALL BE DETERMINED  PURSUANT  TO  RULES  AND
REGULATIONS  PROMULGATED  BY  THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE CODES DIVISION, IN
COOPERATION WITH THE OFFICE FOR PERSONS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES,

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