senate Bill S1645B

2019-2020 Legislative Session

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 28, 2020 committed to rules
Jan 22, 2020 advanced to third reading
Jan 21, 2020 2nd report cal.
Jan 15, 2020 1st report cal.191
Jan 08, 2020 print number 1645c
Jan 08, 2020 amend and recommit to consumer protection
referred to consumer protection
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 20, 2019 referred to consumer affairs and protection
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.688
committed to rules
May 15, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 14, 2019 1st report cal.688
May 06, 2019 print number 1645b
May 06, 2019 amend and recommit to consumer protection
Apr 30, 2019 print number 1645a
Apr 30, 2019 amend and recommit to consumer protection
Jan 15, 2019 referred to consumer protection

Votes

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Jan 15, 2020 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S1645C
5
1
committee
5
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jan 15, 2020

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

May 20, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S1645B
13
3
committee
13
Aye
3
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Rules Committee Vote: May 20, 2019

aye wr (2)
excused (1)

May 13, 2019 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S1645B
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Consumer Protection Committee Vote: May 13, 2019

aye wr (1)

S1645 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §759-b, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S6199
2021-2022: S1383

S1645 - 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.

S1645 - Sponsor Memo

S1645 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1645
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 15, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BROOKS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer 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


Co-Sponsors

S1645A - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §759-b, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S6199
2021-2022: S1383

S1645A - 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.

S1645A - Sponsor Memo

S1645A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1645--A
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 15, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BROOKS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Consumer  Protection  --
   committee  discharged,  bill amended, 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
 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.
                                                            LBD00381-02-9


Co-Sponsors

S1645B - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §759-b, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S6199
2021-2022: S1383

S1645B - 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.

S1645B - Sponsor Memo

S1645B - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1645--B
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 15, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  BROOKS, THOMAS -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when  printed  to  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Consumer
   Protection -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
   amended  and  recommitted  to  said committee -- committee discharged,
   bill amended, 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.
                                                            LBD00381-04-9


Co-Sponsors

S1645C (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §759-b, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S6199
2021-2022: S1383

S1645C (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.

S1645C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1645C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1645--C
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 15, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. BROOKS, BIAGGI, CARLUCCI, THOMAS -- read twice and
   ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
   Consumer  Protection  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  committee  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to  said  committee  --  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on  Consumer
   Protection in accordance with Senate  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, 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.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD00381-09-9

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