senate Bill S6918

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires owners and agents of multiple residences and multiple dwellings to provide names and contact information of residents to emergency personnel

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Housing, Construction And Community Development Committee


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Jan 08, 2020 referred to housing, construction and community development
Dec 20, 2019 referred to rules

S6918 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Housing, Construction And Community Development
Law Section:
Multiple Residence Law
Laws Affected:
Add §16, Mult Res L; add §15, Mult Dwell L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2021-2022: S240
2023-2024: S2294

S6918 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires owners and agents of multiple residences and multiple dwellings to provide names and contact information of residents to emergency personnel where the physical safety of such residents must be accounted for by ascertaining their whereabouts.

S6918 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6918 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6918

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            December 20, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the multiple residence law  and  the  multiple  dwelling
  law, in relation to requiring owners and agents of multiple residences
  and  multiple  dwellings  to  provide names and contact information of
  residents to emergency personnel

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

  Section  1.  The  multiple  residence  law  is amended by adding a new
section 16 to read as follows:
  § 16. MULTIPLE RESIDENCE EMERGENCY INFORMATION.  IN  THE  CASE  OF  AN
EMERGENCY  AFFECTING  A  MULTIPLE  RESIDENCE, THE OWNER OR AGENT OF SUCH
MULTIPLE RESIDENCE SHALL PROVIDE EMERGENCY SERVICE PERSONNEL,  INCLUDING
BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE DEPARTMENTS, WITH THE NAMES AND
CONTACT  INFORMATION  OF  ALL  AFFECTED  RESIDENTS  OR OCCUPANTS OF SUCH
MULTIPLE RESIDENCE AS IS REQUIRED TO ASCERTAIN THE SAFETY OF SUCH  RESI-
DENTS OR OCCUPANTS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, AN EMERGENCY SHALL
INCLUDE  BUT  NOT  BE  LIMITED  TO FIRES, GAS LEAKS, BUILDING COLLAPSES,
NATURAL DISASTERS, ACTS OF TERRORISM AND OTHER EVENTS WHERE THE PHYSICAL
SAFETY OF RESIDENTS MUST BE ACCOUNTED FOR BY ASCERTAINING  THEIR  WHERE-
ABOUTS.
  §  2.  The multiple dwelling law is amended by adding a new section 15
to read as follows:
  § 15. MULTIPLE DWELLING EMERGENCY INFORMATION. IN THE CASE OF AN EMER-
GENCY AFFECTING A MULTIPLE DWELLING, THE OWNER OR AGENT OF SUCH MULTIPLE
DWELLING SHALL PROVIDE EMERGENCY SERVICE PERSONNEL,  INCLUDING  BUT  NOT
LIMITED TO LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE DEPARTMENTS, WITH THE NAMES AND CONTACT
INFORMATION  OF  ALL  AFFECTED  RESIDENTS  OR OCCUPANTS OF SUCH MULTIPLE
DWELLING AS IS REQUIRED TO ASCERTAIN THE SAFETY  OF  SUCH  RESIDENTS  OR
OCCUPANTS.  FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, AN EMERGENCY SHALL INCLUDE
BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO FIRES,  GAS  LEAKS,  BUILDING  COLLAPSES,  NATURAL

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

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