|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Nov 30, 2020||referred to rules|
senate Bill S9109
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
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S9109 (ACTIVE) - Details
S9109 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Establishes a program where a municipal department of buildings may accept construction documents required to be filed in relation to code compliance prior to issuance of a certificate of occupancy with less than a full examination by such municipal department of buildings based on a professional certification of an applicant who is an architect or professional engineer; makes related provisions.
S9109 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S9109 SPONSOR: GAUGHRAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to acceptance by a munic- ipal building department of professional certification of compliance with the New York state uniform fire prevention and building code and the New York state energy conservation construction code PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill directs the Secretary of State to develop a program where a municipality may accept construction documents needed for the issuance of a certificate of occupancy, which have been certified by a licensed professional, without the need for a full examination by the munici- pality. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Amends Section 381 of the Executive Law by adding a new
S9109 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 9109 I N S E N A T E November 30, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to acceptance by a munic- ipal building department of professional certification of compliance with the New York state uniform fire prevention and building code and the New York state energy conservation construction code THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraphs h and i of subdivision 1 of section 381 of the executive law, as added by chapter 560 of the laws of 2010, are amended and a new paragraph j is added to read as follows: h. minimum basic training and in-service training requirements for personnel charged with administration and enforcement of the state ener- gy conservation construction code; [and] i. standards and procedures for measuring the rate of compliance with the state energy conservation construction code, and provisions requir- ing that such rate of compliance be measured on an annual basis[.]; AND J. ESTABLISH A PROGRAM WHERE A MUNICIPAL DEPARTMENT OF BUILDINGS MAY ACCEPT CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO BE FILED IN RELATION TO CODE COMPLIANCE PRIOR TO ISSUANCE OF A CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY WITH LESS THAN FULL EXAMINATION BY THE MUNICIPAL DEPARTMENT OF BUILDINGS BASED ON A PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION OF AN APPLICATION WHO IS AN ARCHITECT OR ENGINEER REGISTERED WITH THE NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND SUCH APPLICANT PROVIDES EVIDENCE OF INSURANCE COVERAGE WITH REQUIRED LIMITS. SUCH PROGRAM SHALL INCLUDE A REQUIREMENT THAT THE MUNICIPAL DEPARTMENT OF BUILDINGS SHALL AUDIT SUCH SUBMISSIONS ON A RANDOM BASIS. FOR PURPOSES OF SUCH PROGRAM AND THE CODE, THE ACCEPTANCE OF CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS PROGRAM SHALL HAVE THE SAME FORCE AND EFFECT AS THE APPROVAL OF CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS AFTER FULL EXAMINATION BY A MUNICIPAL DEPARTMENT OF BUILDINGS. PARTICIPATION IN SUCH PROGRAM SHALL BE AT THE OPTION OF THE MUNICIPALITY. THE SECRE- TARY SHALL PROMULGATE ANY RULES AND REGULATIONS DEEMED NECESSARY TO CARRY INTO EFFECT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS PARAGRAPH. § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after it shall have become a law.
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