senate Bill S4403A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to fire suppression systems and licensing professionals to perform authorized work on fire suppression systems

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 22, 2020 advanced to third reading
Jan 21, 2020 2nd report cal.
Jan 15, 2020 1st report cal.194
Jan 08, 2020 referred to consumer protection
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 14, 2019 referred to economic development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 29, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 22, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 21, 2019 1st report cal.873
May 08, 2019 print number 4403a
May 08, 2019 amend and recommit to consumer protection
Mar 11, 2019 referred to consumer protection

Votes

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Jan 15, 2020 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S4403A
6
1
committee
6
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Consumer Protection Committee Vote: Jan 15, 2020

nay (1)

May 21, 2019 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S4403A
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Consumer Protection Committee Vote: May 21, 2019

S4403 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7948
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 40 §§900 - 913, Gen Bus L

S4403 - Summary

Relates to fire suppression systems and licensing professionals to perform authorized work on fire suppression systems.

S4403 - Sponsor Memo

S4403 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4403

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- 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  fire
  suppression  systems and licensing professionals to perform authorized
  work on fire suppression systems

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

  Section 1. Legislative intent. (a) The legislature hereby finds that:
  (1)  The  manner  in  which  fire suppression or sprinkler systems are
constructed, installed, maintained  and  inspected  have  a  direct  and
substantial impact on public safety.
  (2)  Improper construction, installation, maintenance or inspection of
fire suppression systems by persons lacking adequate education, training
and experience can lead to serious injuries, death and substantial prop-
erty damage.
  (3) Promulgating a code establishing minimum  qualification  standards
for  work performed on fire suppressions systems, including criteria for
the education, training, testing and  licensing  of  persons  performing
such work will promote public safety.
  (b) It is the intent of the legislature and this act:
  (1)  To  ensure  that work on fire suppression systems is performed by
persons who have sufficient education, training and experience  in  such
work.
  (2)  To  ensure  that  adequate qualification standards are maintained
through adherence of proper education, training, testing  and  licensing
requirements for those engaged in the sprinkler fitting trades.
  (3)  To establish a state board of examiners for the sprinkler fitting
industry to ensure  proper  qualification  and  examination  of  persons
performing  work on fire suppression systems and to ensure proper adher-
ence to and enforcement of the requirements of this act  and  applicable
regulations issued pursuant to this act.

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

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S4403A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7948
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 40 §§900 - 913, Gen Bus L

S4403A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to fire suppression systems and licensing professionals to perform authorized work on fire suppression systems.

S4403A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4403A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 4403--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- 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  fire
  suppression  systems and licensing professionals to perform authorized
  work on fire suppression systems

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

  Section 1. Legislative intent. (a) The legislature hereby finds that:
  (1)  The  manner  in  which  fire suppression or sprinkler systems are
constructed, installed, maintained  and  inspected  have  a  direct  and
substantial impact on public safety.
  (2)  Improper construction, installation, maintenance or inspection of
fire suppression systems by persons lacking adequate education, training
and experience can lead to serious injuries, death and substantial prop-
erty damage.
  (3) Promulgating a code establishing minimum  qualification  standards
for  work performed on fire suppressions systems, including criteria for
the education, training, testing and  licensing  of  persons  performing
such work will promote public safety.
  (b) It is the intent of the legislature and this act:
  (1)  To  ensure  that work on fire suppression systems is performed by
persons who have sufficient education, training and experience  in  such
work.
  (2)  To  ensure  that  adequate qualification standards are maintained
through adherence of proper education, training, testing  and  licensing
requirements for those engaged in the sprinkler fitting trades.
  (3)  To establish a state board of examiners for the sprinkler fitting
industry to ensure  proper  qualification  and  examination  of  persons
performing  work on fire suppression systems and to ensure proper adher-

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

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