assembly Bill A6242

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes a program where a municipal department of buildings may accept certain construction documents for code compliance

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Mar 10, 2021 referred to governmental operations

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A6242 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1004
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §381, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S9109

A6242 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a program where a municipal department of buildings may accept construction documents required to be filed in relation to code compliance prior to issuance of a certificate of occupancy with less than a full examination by such municipal department of buildings based on a professional certification of an applicant who is an architect or professional engineer; makes related provisions.

A6242 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6242
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 10, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. OTIS -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Governmental Operations
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to acceptance by a munic-
   ipal building department of professional certification  of  compliance
   with  the New York state uniform fire prevention and building code and
   the New York state energy conservation construction code
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Paragraphs h and i of subdivision 1 of section 381 of the
 executive law, as added by chapter 560 of the laws of 2010, are  amended
 and a new paragraph j is added to read as follows:
   h.  minimum  basic  training  and in-service training requirements for
 personnel charged with administration and enforcement of the state ener-
 gy conservation construction code; [and]
   i. standards and procedures for measuring the rate of compliance  with
 the  state energy conservation construction code, and provisions requir-
 ing that such rate of compliance be measured on an annual basis[.]; AND
   J. ESTABLISH A PROGRAM WHERE A MUNICIPAL DEPARTMENT OF  BUILDINGS  MAY
 ACCEPT  CONSTRUCTION  DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO BE FILED IN RELATION TO CODE
 COMPLIANCE PRIOR TO ISSUANCE OF A CERTIFICATE  OF  OCCUPANCY  WITH  LESS
 THAN  FULL EXAMINATION BY THE MUNICIPAL DEPARTMENT OF BUILDINGS BASED ON
 A PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION OF AN APPLICATION WHO IS  AN  ARCHITECT  OR
 ENGINEER  REGISTERED WITH THE NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND
 SUCH APPLICANT PROVIDES EVIDENCE OF  INSURANCE  COVERAGE  WITH  REQUIRED
 LIMITS.  SUCH  PROGRAM  SHALL  INCLUDE  A REQUIREMENT THAT THE MUNICIPAL
 DEPARTMENT OF BUILDINGS SHALL AUDIT SUCH SUBMISSIONS ON A RANDOM  BASIS.
 FOR   PURPOSES   OF  SUCH  PROGRAM  AND  THE  CODE,  THE  ACCEPTANCE  OF
 CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS PROGRAM SHALL  HAVE  THE
 SAME  FORCE  AND  EFFECT AS THE APPROVAL OF CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS AFTER
 FULL EXAMINATION BY A MUNICIPAL DEPARTMENT OF  BUILDINGS.  PARTICIPATION
 IN  SUCH  PROGRAM SHALL BE AT THE OPTION OF THE MUNICIPALITY. THE SECRE-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.