assembly Bill A8947

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to providing notice of a home heating system conversion

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via S6954 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 17, 2020 signed chap.62
delivered to governor
Feb 03, 2020 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.360
substituted for a8947
Feb 03, 2020 substituted by s6954
Jan 30, 2020 advanced to third reading cal.360
Jan 28, 2020 reported
Jan 08, 2020 referred to consumer affairs and protection
Jan 03, 2020 referred to consumer affairs and protection

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A8947 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6954
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §778-aa, Gen Bus L (as proposed in S.3360-A & A.6193-A)

A8947 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires notice to be provided of a home heating system conversion.

A8947 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8947

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 3, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. LAVINE -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Consumer Affairs and Protection

AN  ACT  to  amend the general business law, in relation to home heating
  system conversion

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 3 and 4 of section 778-aa of the general busi-
ness law, as added by a chapter of the laws of 2019, amending the gener-
al  business  law  and the executive law relating to home heating system
conversion, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S.  3360-A  and  A.
6193-A, are amended to read as follows:
  3.  Upon  entering into an agreement for the conversion of an existing
home heating system from an oil home heating system  to  an  alternative
method  of  home  heating, and prior to the commencement of the new home
heating service, [the utility  company,  gas  corporation,  or  electric
corporation,  as  defined  in section two of the public service law, or]
any home improvement contractor installing the  alternate  home  heating
system[,]  shall  provide  to the homeowner a written copy of the notice
created by the department of state pursuant to subdivision  [four]  FIVE
of  this section, in no less than 14 point bold type and separate [form]
from any other document provided to such homeowner AND PROVIDE AS MAY BE
REQUIRED BY STATE OR LOCAL LAW, WRITTEN NOTICE OF THE AGREEMENT FOR  THE
CONVERSION  OF  AN  EXISTING  HOME  HEATING SYSTEM TO THE MUNICIPAL CODE
ENFORCEMENT OFFICIAL HAVING AUTHORITY TO  ENFORCE  THE  NEW  YORK  STATE
UNIFORM  FIRE  PREVENTION AND BUILDING CODE, OR LOCAL CODE APPLICABLE TO
CITIES WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, WHICHEVER CODE  APPLIES
TO THE JURISDICTION IN WHICH THE HOME HEATING SYSTEM IS LOCATED.
  4.  (A) PRIOR TO THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE NEW HOME HEATING SERVICE, THE
PROPERTY OWNER SHALL PROVIDE WRITTEN NOTICE  TO  SUCH  PROPERTY  OWNER'S
HEATING  OIL  SUPPLIER OR SUPPLIERS TO INFORM THEM OF SUCH CONVERSION TO
AN ALTERNATE FUEL PRIOR TO THE COMMENCEMENT  OF  THE  NEW  HOME  HEATING
SERVICE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04379-04-9