senate Bill S1003A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to building permits

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Local Government Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 01, 2021 print number 1003a
Jun 01, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to local government
Jan 06, 2021 referred to local government

Co-Sponsors

S1003 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7947
Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §125, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S9108

S1003 - Summary

Authorizes a city, town or village to establish a program whereby a building permit may be issued based upon certification by a registered architect or professional engineer.

S1003 - Sponsor Memo

S1003 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1003
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government
 
 AN ACT to amend the general  municipal  law,  in  relation  to  building
   permits

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 125 of the general municipal law, as added by chap-
 ter 439 of the laws of 1998, is amended to read as follows:
   § 125. Issuance of building permits. 1. No city, town or village shall
 issue a building permit without  obtaining  from  the  permit  applicant
 either:
   [1.]  (A)  proof  duly subscribed that workers' compensation insurance
 and disability benefits coverage issued by an  insurance  carrier  in  a
 form  satisfactory  to  the  chair of the workers' compensation board as
 provided for in section fifty-seven of the workers' compensation law  is
 effective; or
   [2.]  (B)  an  affidavit that such permit applicant has not engaged an
 employer or any employees as those terms are defined in section  two  of
 the  workers' compensation law to perform work relating to such building
 permit.
   2. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY LAW, RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY A CITY,
 TOWN OR VILLAGE MAY ESTABLISH A PROGRAM WHEREBY A BUILDING PERMIT MAY BE
 ISSUED BASED UPON A CERTIFICATION BY A REGISTERED ARCHITECT LICENSED  TO
 PRACTICE IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK OR A PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER LICENSED TO
 PRACTICE IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK THAT THE INTENDED WORK AS SET FORTH IN
 THE  BUILDING  PERMIT  APPLICATION MEETS THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE UNIFORM
 FIRE PREVENTION AND BUILDING CODE. SUCH PROGRAM SHALL INCLUDE A REQUIRE-
 MENT FOR A RANDOM AUDIT OF APPLICATIONS FOR A BUILDING PERMIT TO  ENSURE
 COMPLIANCE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

S1003A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7947
Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §125, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S9108

S1003A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes a city, town or village to establish a program whereby a building permit may be issued based upon certification by a registered architect or professional engineer.

S1003A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1003A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1003--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. GAUGHRAN, BROOKS, HARCKHAM, KAMINSKY, THOMAS -- read
   twice  and  ordered  printed,  and when printed to be committed to the
   Committee on Local Government -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,
   ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  general  municipal law, in relation to building
   permits; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon  expira-
   tion thereof
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 125 of the general municipal law, as added by chap-
 ter 439 of the laws of 1998, is amended to read as follows:
   § 125. Issuance of building permits. 1. No city, town or village shall
 issue a building permit without  obtaining  from  the  permit  applicant
 either:
   [1.]  (A)  proof  duly subscribed that workers' compensation insurance
 and disability benefits coverage issued by an  insurance  carrier  in  a
 form  satisfactory  to  the  chair of the workers' compensation board as
 provided for in section fifty-seven of the workers' compensation law  is
 effective; or
   [2.]  (B)  an  affidavit that such permit applicant has not engaged an
 employer or any employees as those terms are defined in section  two  of
 the  workers' compensation law to perform work relating to such building
 permit.
   2. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY LAW, RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY A CITY,
 TOWN OR VILLAGE IN A COUNTY WITH A POPULATION OF ONE  MILLION  OR  MORE,
 NOT  WHOLLY  CONTAINED  WITHIN A CITY, MAY ESTABLISH A PROGRAM WHEREBY A
 BUILDING PERMIT MAY BE ISSUED BASED UPON A CERTIFICATION BY A REGISTERED
 ARCHITECT LICENSED TO PRACTICE IN THE STATE OF NEW  YORK  OR  A  PROFES-
 SIONAL  ENGINEER  LICENSED TO PRACTICE IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK THAT THE
 INTENDED WORK AS SET FORTH IN THE BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATION MEETS  THE
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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