senate Bill S1645B

2019-2020 Legislative Session

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

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (12)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
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

view votes

May 20, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S1645B
13
3
committee
13
Aye
3
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
show Rules committee vote details

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
show Consumer Protection committee vote details

Consumer Protection Committee Vote: May 13, 2019

aye wr (1)

S1645 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2468
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §759-b, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S6199, A10630

S1645 (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.

S1645 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1645 (ACTIVE) - 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 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2468
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §759-b, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S6199, A10630

S1645A (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.

S1645A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1645A (ACTIVE) - 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 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2468
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §759-b, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S6199, A10630

S1645B (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.

S1645B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1645B (ACTIVE) - 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

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.