senate Bill S4938

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Expands remedies for violations of New York state uniform fire prevention and building code

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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.391
reported and committed to rules
Jan 08, 2020 referred to housing, construction and community development
Apr 01, 2019 referred to housing, construction and community development

Votes

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

S4938
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committee
8
Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Housing, Construction and Community Development Committee Vote: Feb 11, 2020

nay (1)
aye wr (2)

Feb 11, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S4938
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committee
15
Aye
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Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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S4938 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2128
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §382, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7328, A9123
2015-2016: S1189, A2865
2017-2018: S774, A1490

S4938 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Expands remedies for violations of New York state uniform fire prevention and building code.

S4938 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4938 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4938

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 1, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- 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 expanding remedies for
  violations of New York state uniform fire prevention and building code

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

  Section 1. Section 382 of the executive law, as added by  chapter  707
of the laws of 1981, subdivision 2 as amended by chapter 135 of the laws
of 1997, is amended to read as follows:
  § 382. Remedies.  1. In addition to and not in limitation of any power
otherwise granted by law, every  local  government  and  its  authorized
agents  shall  have  the  power to order in writing the remedying of any
condition found to exist in, on or about any building  in  violation  of
the  uniform  fire  prevention and building code and to issue appearance
tickets for violations of the uniform code.
  2. Any person, having been served, either personally or by  registered
or  certified  mail, with an order to remedy any condition, OTHER THAN A
CONDITION THAT IS DEEMED AN IMMINENT THREAT TO THE SAFETY AND WELFARE OF
THE BUILDING'S OCCUPANTS, found to exist in, on, or about  any  building
in violation of the uniform fire prevention and building code, who shall
fail  to comply with such order within the time fixed by the regulations
promulgated by the secretary pursuant  to  subdivision  one  of  section
three  hundred eighty-one of this article, such time period to be stated
in the order, and any owner,  builder,  architect,  tenant,  contractor,
subcontractor,  construction superintendent or their agents or any other
person taking part or assisting in the construction of any building  who
shall  knowingly violate any of the applicable provisions of the uniform
code or any lawful order of a local government, a county or  the  secre-
tary  made thereunder regarding standards for construction, maintenance,
or fire protection equipment and systems, shall be punishable by a  fine

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

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