assembly Bill A2468C

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires a homeowner be provided a cost estimate for installation of a fire sprinkler system

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.106
Jun 11, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.101
rules report cal.101
reported
Jun 03, 2019 reported referred to rules
May 31, 2019 print number 2468c
May 31, 2019 amend and recommit to consumer affairs and protection
May 13, 2019 print number 2468b
May 13, 2019 amend and recommit to consumer affairs and protection
May 03, 2019 print number 2468a
May 03, 2019 amend and recommit to consumer affairs and protection
Jan 22, 2019 referred to consumer affairs and protection

A2468 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1645
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §759-a, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A10630, S6199

A2468 - Summary

Requires all new private, one-family and two-family home construction contracts to include a cost estimate for installation of a fire sprinkler system.

A2468 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2468

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. WALLACE -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Consumer Affairs and Protection

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to requiring  that
  a  homeowner  be  provided  a cost estimate for installation of a fire
  sprinkler system

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

  Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
771-b to read as follows:
  §  771-B.  FOR ALL PRIVATE, ONE-FAMILY HOME CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTED ON
OR AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, THE HOME CONSTRUCTION ESTI-
MATE MUST INCLUDE A COST ESTIMATE FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A FIRE  SPRIN-
KLER  SYSTEM.  NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO REQUIRE THE
HOME BUYER TO PURCHASE SUCH A SYSTEM.
  § 2. This act shall  take  effect  on  the  first  of  September  next
succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00381-01-9

A2468A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1645
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §759-a, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A10630, S6199

A2468A - Summary

Requires all new private, one-family and two-family home construction contracts to include a cost estimate for installation of a fire sprinkler system.

A2468A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2468--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. WALLACE -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Consumer Affairs and Protection -- committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to requiring  that
  a  homeowner  be  provided  a cost estimate for installation of a fire
  sprinkler system

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

  Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
771-b to read as follows:
  §  771-B. FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEM ESTIMATE.  FOR ALL PRIVATE, ONE-FAMILY
AND TWO-FAMILY HOME CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTED ON OR  AFTER  THE  EFFECTIVE
DATE OF THIS SECTION, THE HOME CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATE MUST INCLUDE A COST
ESTIMATE  FOR  THE  INSTALLATION  OF A FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEM. NOTHING IN
THIS SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO REQUIRE THE HOME  BUYER  TO  PURCHASE
SUCH A SYSTEM.
  §  2.  This  act  shall  take  effect  on  the first of September next
succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00381-03-9

A2468B - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1645
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §759-a, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A10630, S6199

A2468B - Summary

Requires all new private, one-family and two-family home construction contracts to include a cost estimate for installation of a fire sprinkler system.

A2468B - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2468--B

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. WALLACE -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Consumer Affairs and Protection -- committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee -- again reported from said  committee  with  amendments,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to requiring that
  a homeowner be provided a cost estimate for  installation  of  a  fire
  sprinkler system

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

  Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
759-b to read as follows:
  § 759-B. FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEM ESTIMATE.  FOR ALL PRIVATE,  ONE-FAMILY
AND  TWO-FAMILY  HOME  CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTED ON OR AFTER THE EFFECTIVE
DATE OF THIS SECTION, THE HOME CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATE MUST INCLUDE A COST
ESTIMATE FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A FIRE  SPRINKLER  SYSTEM.  NOTHING  IN
THIS  SECTION  SHALL  BE CONSTRUED TO REQUIRE THE HOME BUYER TO PURCHASE
SUCH A SYSTEM.
  § 2. This act shall  take  effect  on  the  first  of  September  next
succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00381-05-9

Co-Sponsors

A2468C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1645
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §759-a, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A10630, S6199

A2468C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires all new private, one-family and two-family home construction contracts to include a cost estimate for installation of a fire sprinkler system.

A2468C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2468--C

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. WALLACE -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Consumer Affairs and Protection -- committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee -- again reported from said  committee  with  amendments,  ordered
  reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted  to  said  committee -- again
  reported from said committee with  amendments,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to requiring that
  a homeowner be provided a cost estimate for  installation  of  a  fire
  sprinkler system

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

  Section 1. Section 759-a of the general  business  law,  as  added  by
chapter 201 of the laws of 2014, is amended to read as follows:
  §  759-a. Disclosure of automatic fire sprinkler system information. A
builder of a one- or two-family residential dwelling  having  less  than
three  stories,  prior  to  entering into a contract for construction of
such dwelling with a buyer, shall provide the buyer with a copy of writ-
ten materials prepared by the office  of  fire  prevention  and  control
pursuant  to  subdivision twenty-one of section one hundred fifty-six of
the executive law, which details the benefits of  and  includes  factors
that  can  affect the costs associated with the installation and mainte-
nance of an automatic fire sprinkler system.  THE BUILDER SHALL  FURTHER
PROVIDE  AN  ESTIMATE  OF  THE COST FOR THE INSTALLATION OF AN AUTOMATIC
FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEM IN SUCH DWELLING. Upon request of the  buyer,  the
builder  shall, at the buyer's expense, install an automatic fire sprin-
kler system in such one- or two-family residential dwelling having  less
than three stories.
  §  2.  This  act  shall  take  effect  on  the first of September next
succeeding the date on which it  shall  have  become  a  law;  provided,
however the amendments to section 759-a of the general business law made
by  section  one of this act shall not affect the repeal of such section
and shall be deemed repealed therewith.