senate Bill S2935A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires certain engineering plans that could pose a material risk to public safety to bear a stamp of approval of a professional engineer

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to higher education
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 22, 2019 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 06, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 01, 2019 2nd report cal.
Apr 30, 2019 1st report cal.475
Apr 11, 2019 print number 2935a
Apr 11, 2019 amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 30, 2019 referred to higher education

Votes

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Apr 30, 2019 - Higher Education committee Vote

S2935A
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Higher Education Committee Vote: Apr 30, 2019

aye wr (2)

S2935 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6557
Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7208, add §7213, Ed L; amd §5, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S544, A1939, A3803

S2935 - Summary

Requires certain engineering plans or specifications for engineering work or services that could pose a material risk to public safety to bear a stamp of approval of a professional engineer and authorizes the public service commission to promulgate rules and regulations relating to such requirement.

S2935 - Sponsor Memo

S2935 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2935

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 30, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the  education  law  and  the  public  service  law,  in
  relation  to certain engineering plans or specifications for engineer-
  ing work or services that could pose a material risk to public safety

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

  Section  1. Section 7208 of the education law, as added by chapter 987
of the laws of 1971, the section heading as amended by  chapter  475  of
the laws of 2014, subdivision g as amended by chapter 994 of the laws of
1971, subdivision l as amended by section 15 of part A of chapter 173 of
the  laws of 2013, and subdivision p as added by chapter 954 of the laws
of 1972, is amended to read as follows:
  § 7208. Exempt persons for the professions  of  engineering  and  land
surveying.  1.  This article shall not be construed to affect or prevent
the following, provided that no title, sign, card  or  device  shall  be
used  in such manner as to tend to convey the impression that the person
rendering such service is a professional engineer  or  a  land  surveyor
licensed in this state or is practicing engineering or land surveying:
  a.  Offering  to  practice in this state as a professional engineer or
land surveyor by any person not a resident of, and having no established
place of practice in this state, provided that such  person  is  legally
qualified for such practice in his own state or country;
  b.  Practice as a professional engineer or land surveyor in this state
by any person not a resident, or having no established place of practice
in this state, or any person resident in this state but who has  arrived
in  this state within six months, provided, however, such a person shall
have filed an application for license as a professional engineer or land
surveyor, and is legally qualified for such practice  in  the  state  or
country  in which he resides or has his place of practice or in which he
had his previous residence or place of practice, such exemption continu-

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

S2935A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6557
Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7208, add §7213, Ed L; amd §5, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S544, A1939, A3803

S2935A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires certain engineering plans or specifications for engineering work or services that could pose a material risk to public safety to bear a stamp of approval of a professional engineer and authorizes the public service commission to promulgate rules and regulations relating to such requirement.

S2935A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2935A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2935--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 30, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the  education  law  and  the  public  service  law,  in
  relation  to certain engineering plans or specifications for engineer-
  ing work or services that could pose a material risk to public safety

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

  Section  1. Section 7208 of the education law, as added by chapter 987
of the laws of 1971, the section heading as amended by  chapter  475  of
the laws of 2014, subdivision g as amended by chapter 994 of the laws of
1971, subdivision l as amended by section 15 of part A of chapter 173 of
the  laws of 2013, and subdivision p as added by chapter 954 of the laws
of 1972, is amended to read as follows:
  § 7208. Exempt persons for the professions  of  engineering  and  land
surveying.  1.  This article shall not be construed to affect or prevent
the following, provided that no title, sign, card  or  device  shall  be
used  in such manner as to tend to convey the impression that the person
rendering such service is a professional engineer  or  a  land  surveyor
licensed in this state or is practicing engineering or land surveying:
  a.  Offering  to  practice in this state as a professional engineer or
land surveyor by any person not a resident of, and having no established
place of practice in this state, provided that such  person  is  legally
qualified for such practice in his own state or country;
  b.  Practice as a professional engineer or land surveyor in this state
by any person not a resident, or having no established place of practice
in this state, or any person resident in this state but who has  arrived
in  this state within six months, provided, however, such a person shall
have filed an application for license as a professional engineer or land
surveyor, and is legally qualified for such practice  in  the  state  or
country  in which he resides or has his place of practice or in which he
had his previous residence or place of practice, such exemption continu-
ing for only such reasonable time as the board requires to grant or deny

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