senate Bill S5420

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to modular construction work

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Mar 03, 2020 1st report cal.574
Jan 08, 2020 referred to labor
Apr 30, 2019 referred to labor

Votes

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Mar 3, 2020 - Labor committee Vote

S5420
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committee
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Labor Committee Vote: Mar 3, 2020

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S5420 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2933
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §241-c, amd §242, Lab L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A10249

S5420 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to modular construction work; provides that modular construction shall comply with any existing municipal licensing requirements for all electrical, plumbing, and fire suppression work.

S5420 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5420 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5420

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 30, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RAMOS  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor

AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to modular construction work

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

  Section  1.  The labor law is amended by adding a new section 241-c to
read as follows:
  § 241-C. MODULAR CONSTRUCTION WORK. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
  (A) "CLOSED CONSTRUCTION" SHALL MEAN ANY BUILDING, BUILDING COMPONENT,
ASSEMBLY, OR SYSTEM MANUFACTURED IN SUCH A  MANNER  THAT  ALL  CONCEALED
PARTS  OR  PROCESSES OF MANUFACTURE CANNOT BE INSPECTED BEFORE INSTALLA-
TION AT THE BUILDING SITE WITHOUT DISASSEMBLY, DAMAGE, OR DESTRUCTION.
  (B) "COMPONENT" SHALL MEAN  ANY  SUB-SYSTEM,  SUB-ASSEMBLY,  OR  OTHER
SYSTEM  OR  FABRICATION  DESIGNED  FOR USE IN OR AS PART OF A STRUCTURE,
WHICH MAY INCLUDE WOODWORK, CASES, CABINETS OR COUNTERS AND  THE  FABRI-
CATION  OF  ELECTRICAL,  PLUMBING,  HEATING,  COOLING, VENTILATION, FIRE
PROTECTION, EXHAUST DUCT SYSTEMS, AND MECHANICAL  INSULATION,  OR  OTHER
SYSTEMS AFFECTING HEALTH AND SAFETY, DESIGNED AND ENGINEERED FOR INSTAL-
LATION  IN  THE  CONSTRUCTION,  REPAIR,  OR RENOVATION OF A MANUFACTURED
BUILDING.
  (C) "MANUFACTURED BUILDING" SHALL MEAN A STRUCTURE CONSISTING  OF  ONE
OR  MORE  TRANSPORTABLE  SECTIONS  OF CLOSED CONSTRUCTION BUILT WITHIN A
MANUFACTURING FACILITY WHEN SUCH BUILDING IS DESIGNED TO BE GREATER THAN
SIX STORIES IN HEIGHT.
  (D)"MANUFACTURING FACILITY" SHALL MEAN THE PLACE OR  PLACES  AT  WHICH
MACHINERY, EQUIPMENT, AND OTHER MATERIALS ARE ASSEMBLED AND OPERATED FOR
THE PURPOSES OF MAKING, FABRICATING, FORMING, OR ASSEMBLING MANUFACTURED
BUILDINGS OR COMPONENTS.
  (E)  "MODULAR CONSTRUCTION" SHALL MEAN ALL ASPECTS OF THE CONSTRUCTION
OF A MANUFACTURED BUILDING.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04789-01-9

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