senate Bill S7291A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to minimum standards for code enforcement personnel

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  • Delivered to Governor
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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.394
reported and committed to rules
Feb 07, 2020 print number 7291a
Feb 07, 2020 amend and recommit to housing, construction and community development
Jan 16, 2020 referred to housing, construction and community development

Votes

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

S7291
7
1
committee
7
Aye
1
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Feb 11, 2020

nay (1)
aye wr (3)

Feb 11, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S7291A
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S7291 - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §376-a, Exec L

S7291 - Summary

Relates to minimum standards for code enforcement personnel; requires the secretary of state to promulgate rules and regulations in relation to minimum standards for code enforcement personnel including requirements for training.

S7291 - Sponsor Memo

S7291 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7291

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 16, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. PERSAUD, SKOUFIS, KAVANAGH -- 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 minimum standards for
  code enforcement personnel

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  2  of section 376-a of the executive law, as
amended by chapter 468 of the laws  of  2017,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  2.  In addition to the functions, powers and duties otherwise provided
by this article, the secretary of state [may] SHALL promulgate rules and
regulations with respect to:
  (a) The approval, or revocation thereof, of code enforcement  training
programs for code enforcement personnel;
  (b)  Minimum  courses of study, attendance requirements, and equipment
and facilities to be required for  approved  code  enforcement  training
programs for code enforcement personnel;
  (c)  Minimum training and examination requirements to qualify for code
enforcement officer certification, provided that such training and exam-
ination requirements shall not result in code enforcement personnel that
have otherwise completed the  minimum  basic  training  requirements  in
order  to  be eligible for continued employment or permanent appointment
as of the effective date of [the] chapter FOUR  HUNDRED  SIXTY-EIGHT  of
the  laws  of  two thousand seventeen [that amended this paragraph] from
being ineligible without further training  or  examination  for  certif-
ication pursuant to paragraph (d) of this subdivision;
  (d)  Issuance  of  a  code  enforcement  officer certification when an
applicant satisfies the requirement set forth in paragraph (c)  of  this
subdivision;
  (e) Revocation or suspension of the certification of any code enforce-
ment personnel found after a hearing to have materially failed to uphold
duties  of  a  code  enforcement  officer, including but not limited to,
making material errors or omissions on an inspection report. The hearing

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

S7291A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §376-a, Exec L

S7291A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to minimum standards for code enforcement personnel; requires the secretary of state to promulgate rules and regulations in relation to minimum standards for code enforcement personnel including requirements for training.

S7291A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7291A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7291--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 16, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. PERSAUD, SKOUFIS, BIAGGI, KAVANAGH -- read twice and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Housing,  Construction  and   Community   Development   --   committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to minimum standards for
  code enforcement personnel

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  2  of section 376-a of the executive law, as
amended by chapter 468 of the laws  of  2017,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  2.  In addition to the functions, powers and duties otherwise provided
by this article, the secretary of state [may] SHALL promulgate rules and
regulations with respect to:
  (a) The approval, or revocation thereof, of code enforcement  training
programs for code enforcement personnel;
  (b)  Minimum  courses of study, attendance requirements, and equipment
and facilities to be required for  approved  code  enforcement  training
programs for code enforcement personnel;
  (c)  Minimum training and examination requirements to qualify for code
enforcement officer certification, provided that such training and exam-
ination requirements shall not result in code enforcement personnel that
have otherwise completed the  minimum  basic  training  requirements  in
order  to  be eligible for continued employment or permanent appointment
as of the effective date of [the] chapter FOUR  HUNDRED  SIXTY-EIGHT  of
the  laws  of  two thousand seventeen [that amended this paragraph] from
being ineligible without further training  or  examination  for  certif-
ication pursuant to paragraph (d) of this subdivision;
  (d)  Issuance  of  a  code  enforcement  officer certification when an
applicant satisfies the requirement set forth in paragraph (c)  of  this
subdivision;
  (e) Revocation or suspension of the certification of any code enforce-
ment personnel found after a hearing to have materially failed to uphold

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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