senate Bill S6954

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to providing notice of a home heating system conversion

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 17, 2020 signed chap.62
delivered to governor
Feb 03, 2020 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.360
substituted for a8947
Jan 15, 2020 referred to consumer affairs and protection
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 09, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.33
Jan 08, 2020 referred to rules
Jan 06, 2020 referred to rules

S6954 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8947
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §778-aa, Gen Bus L (as proposed in S.3360-A & A.6193-A)

S6954 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires notice to be provided of a home heating system conversion.

S6954 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6954 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6954

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2020
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation  to  home  heating
  system conversion

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 3 and 4 of section 778-aa of the general busi-
ness law, as added by a chapter of the laws of 2019, amending the gener-
al business law and the executive law relating to  home  heating  system
conversion,  as  proposed  in legislative bills numbers S. 3360-A and A.
6193-A, are amended to read as follows:
  3. Upon entering into an agreement for the conversion of  an  existing
home  heating  system  from an oil home heating system to an alternative
method of home heating, and prior to the commencement of  the  new  home
heating  service,  [the  utility  company,  gas corporation, or electric
corporation, as defined in section two of the public  service  law,  or]
any  home  improvement  contractor installing the alternate home heating
system[,] shall provide to the homeowner a written copy  of  the  notice
created  by  the department of state pursuant to subdivision [four] FIVE
of this section, in no less than 14 point bold type and separate  [form]
from any other document provided to such homeowner AND PROVIDE AS MAY BE
REQUIRED  BY STATE OR LOCAL LAW, WRITTEN NOTICE OF THE AGREEMENT FOR THE
CONVERSION OF AN EXISTING HOME HEATING  SYSTEM  TO  THE  MUNICIPAL  CODE
ENFORCEMENT  OFFICIAL  HAVING  AUTHORITY  TO  ENFORCE THE NEW YORK STATE
UNIFORM FIRE PREVENTION AND BUILDING CODE, OR LOCAL CODE  APPLICABLE  TO
CITIES  WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, WHICHEVER CODE APPLIES
TO THE JURISDICTION IN WHICH THE HOME HEATING SYSTEM IS LOCATED.
  4. (A) PRIOR TO THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE NEW HOME HEATING SERVICE,  THE
PROPERTY  OWNER  SHALL  PROVIDE  WRITTEN NOTICE TO SUCH PROPERTY OWNER'S
HEATING OIL SUPPLIER OR SUPPLIERS TO INFORM THEM OF SUCH  CONVERSION  TO
AN  ALTERNATE  FUEL  PRIOR  TO  THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE NEW HOME HEATING
SERVICE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
S                                                          LBD04379-04-9

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