assembly Bill A4704

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides optional doorstops or other similar devices to school districts for certain emergency situations

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee


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

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (3)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 11, 2022 held for consideration in education
Jan 05, 2022 referred to education
Feb 05, 2021 referred to education

Co-Sponsors

view additional co-sponsors

A4704 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §409-ff, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A10823
2019-2020: A5584

A4704 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to providing optional doorstops or any improvised or manufactured devices designed to prevent a door from being opened during an emergency to school districts for certain emergency situations not including those involving fire hazards.

A4704 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4704
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 5, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  MANKTELOW  --  read once and referred to the
   Committee on Education
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law, in  relation  to  providing  optional
   doorstops  or  other  similar  devices to school districts for certain
   emergency situations
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 409-ff
 to read as follows:
   §  409-FF. OPTIONAL EMERGENCY DOORSTOPS. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY LAW, RULE
 OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, ALL SCHOOL DISTRICTS  MAY  UTILIZE  DOOR-
 STOPS  OR  ANY  IMPROVISED OR MANUFACTURED DEVICES DESIGNED TO PREVENT A
 DOOR FROM BEING OPENED DURING AN EMERGENCY IN CLASSROOMS DURING EMERGEN-
 CY SITUATIONS TO PREVENT ACCESS TO SUCH CLASSROOMS. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS
 SECTION, EMERGENCY SITUATION SHALL NOT INCLUDE ANY SITUATION INVOLVING A
 FIRE HAZARD.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08472-01-1