senate Bill S2813A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires the installation of fire extinguishers in all multiple dwellings

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 12, 2020 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 11, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.389
reported and committed to rules
Jan 22, 2020 print number 2813a
Jan 22, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to housing, construction and community development
Jan 08, 2020 referred to housing, construction and community development
Jan 29, 2019 referred to housing, construction and community development

Votes

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Feb 11, 2020 - Housing, Construction and Community Development committee Vote

S2813A
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Housing, Construction and Community Development Committee Vote: Feb 11, 2020

Feb 11, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S2813A
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S2813 - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §378, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S6250

S2813 - Summary

Requires the installation of fire extinguishers in all multiple dwellings.

S2813 - Sponsor Memo

S2813 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2813

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction  and
  Community Development

AN  ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to requiring fire extin-
  guishers in every rented dwelling

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

  Section 1. Section 378 of the executive law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 5-e to read as follows:
  5-E.  STANDARDS  FOR INSTALLATION OF FIRE EXTINGUISHERS REQUIRING THAT
EVERY LIVING UNIT NOT OCCUPIED BY THE OWNER OF SUCH LIVING  UNIT,  WHICH
SHALL  INCLUDE  BUT  NOT  BE  LIMITED  TO, A TWO-FAMILY DWELLING, OR ANY
DWELLING ACCOMMODATION LOCATED IN A BUILDING OWNED AS A  CONDOMINIUM  OR
COOPERATIVE  IN THE STATE OR ANY MULTIPLE DWELLINGS SHALL HAVE INSTALLED
AN OPERABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHER OF SUCH MANUFACTURE, DESIGN AND  INSTALLA-
TION  STANDARDS  AS ARE ESTABLISHED BY THE COUNCIL. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS
SUBDIVISION, MULTIPLE DWELLING MEANS A DWELLING WHICH IS  EITHER  RENTED
OR  LEASED  TO BE OCCUPIED, OR IS OCCUPIED AS THE TEMPORARY OR PERMANENT
RESIDENCE OR HOME OF THREE OR MORE FAMILIES LIVING INDEPENDENTLY OF EACH
OTHER, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO  THE  FOLLOWING:  A  TENEMENT,  FLAT
HOUSE,  MAISONETTE  APARTMENT, APARTMENT HOUSE, APARTMENT HOTEL, TOURIST
HOUSE, BACHELOR APARTMENT, STUDIO APARTMENT, DUPLEX APARTMENT,  KITCHEN-
ETTE  APARTMENT,  HOTEL,  LODGING  HOUSE, ROOMING HOUSE, BOARDING HOUSE,
BOARDING AND NURSERY SCHOOL, FURNISHED ROOM HOUSE, CLUB, SORORITY HOUSE,
FRATERNITY HOUSE, COLLEGE AND SCHOOL DORMITORY, CONVALESCENT, OLD AGE OR
NURSING HOMES OR RESIDENCES.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00853-01-9

Co-Sponsors

S2813A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §378, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S6250

S2813A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the installation of fire extinguishers in all multiple dwellings.

S2813A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2813A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2813--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. COMRIE, KAVANAGH, SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing,
  Construction and Community Development -- recommitted to the Committee
  on Housing, Construction and Community Development 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 executive law, in relation to requiring fire  extin-
  guishers in every multiple dwelling

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

  Section 1. Section 378 of the executive law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 5-e to read as follows:
  5-E. STANDARDS FOR INSTALLATION OF FIRE  EXTINGUISHERS  SHALL  REQUIRE
INSTALLATION  OF  SUCH  EXTINGUISHERS IN ALL MULTIPLE DWELLINGS AT LEAST
ONE PER FLOOR, WITH THE MAXIMUM TRAVEL  DISTANCE  BETWEEN  EXTINGUISHERS
NOT  TO  EXCEED  SEVENTY-FIVE  FEET. SUCH FIRE EXTINGUISHERS SHALL BE OF
SUCH MANUFACTURE, DESIGN AND INSTALLATION STANDARDS AS  ARE  ESTABLISHED
BY  THE  COUNCIL.  FOR  PURPOSES  OF THIS SUBDIVISION, MULTIPLE DWELLING
MEANS A DWELLING WHICH IS EITHER RENTED OR LEASED TO BE OCCUPIED, OR  IS
OCCUPIED  AS  THE  TEMPORARY  OR PERMANENT RESIDENCE OR HOME OF THREE OR
MORE FAMILIES LIVING INDEPENDENTLY OF  EACH  OTHER,  INCLUDING  BUT  NOT
LIMITED  TO THE FOLLOWING: A TENEMENT, FLAT HOUSE, MAISONETTE APARTMENT,
APARTMENT HOUSE, APARTMENT HOTEL,  TOURIST  HOUSE,  BACHELOR  APARTMENT,
STUDIO  APARTMENT, DUPLEX APARTMENT, KITCHENETTE APARTMENT, HOTEL, LODG-
ING HOUSE, ROOMING HOUSE, BOARDING HOUSE, BOARDING AND  NURSERY  SCHOOL,
FURNISHED  ROOM  HOUSE,  CLUB, SORORITY HOUSE, FRATERNITY HOUSE, COLLEGE
AND SCHOOL DORMITORY, CONVALESCENT, OLD AGE OR NURSING  HOMES  OR  RESI-
DENCES.
  §  2.  This  act  shall  take  effect  immediately;  provided that the
provisions of subdivision 5-e of section 378 of  the  executive  law  as
added  by section one of this act shall not require compliance by owners
of multiple dwellings before two years after such effective date.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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