|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 12, 2020||referred to governmental operations|
delivered to assembly
|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|
senate Bill S4938
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4938 (ACTIVE) - Details
S4938 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4938 SPONSOR: CARLUCCI TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to expanding remedies for violations of New York state uniform fire prevention and building code PURPOSE: This bill increases fines for building code violations which creates an immediate threat to the safety and welfare of the building occupants. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Amends section 382 of the executive law as it relates to increasing the penalties for building code violations when the condition is deemed an imminent threat to the safety and welfare of the building's occupants by the local government. The bill provides for graduated penalties for repeat offenders. A first time violation carries a fine of no less than one thousand dollars and no more than five thousand dollars. A second violation will carry a fine of no less than five thou-
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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