senate Bill S4708

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Expands remedies for violations of New York state uniform fire prevention and building code

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 09, 2022 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 14, 2022 advanced to third reading
Feb 09, 2022 2nd report cal.
Feb 08, 2022 1st report cal.455
Jan 05, 2022 referred to housing, construction and community development
returned to senate
died in assembly
Mar 23, 2021 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 11, 2021 advanced to third reading
Mar 10, 2021 2nd report cal.
Mar 09, 2021 1st report cal.536
Feb 09, 2021 referred to housing, construction and community development

Votes

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Feb 8, 2022 - Housing, Construction and Community Development committee Vote

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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Housing, Construction and Community Development Committee Vote: Feb 8, 2022

Mar 9, 2021 - Housing, Construction and Community Development committee Vote

S4708
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Housing, Construction and Community Development Committee Vote: Mar 9, 2021

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S4708 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2160
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §382, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7328, A9123
2015-2016: S1189, A2865
2017-2018: S774, A1490
2019-2020: S4938, A2128

S4708 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Expands remedies for violations of New York state uniform fire prevention and building code.

S4708 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4708 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4708
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 9, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- 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 expanding remedies for
   violations of New York state uniform fire prevention and building code

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 382 of the executive law, as added by  chapter  707
 of the laws of 1981, subdivision 2 as amended by chapter 135 of the laws
 of  1997, and subdivision 4 as added by chapter 333 of the laws of 2020,
 is amended to read as follows:
   § 382. Remedies. 1. In addition to and not in limitation of any  power
 otherwise  granted  by  law,  every  local government and its authorized
 agents shall have the power to order in writing  the  remedying  of  any
 condition  found  to  exist in, on or about any building in violation of
 the uniform fire prevention and building code and  to  issue  appearance
 tickets for violations of the uniform code.
   2.  Any person, having been served, either personally or by registered
 or certified mail, with an order to remedy any condition, OTHER  THAN  A
 CONDITION THAT IS DEEMED AN IMMINENT THREAT TO THE SAFETY AND WELFARE OF
 THE  BUILDING'S  OCCUPANTS, found to exist in, on, or about any building
 in violation of the uniform fire prevention and building code, who shall
 fail to comply with such order within the time fixed by the  regulations
 promulgated  by  the  secretary  pursuant  to subdivision one of section
 three hundred eighty-one of this article, such time period to be  stated
 in  the  order,  and  any owner, builder, architect, tenant, contractor,
 subcontractor, construction superintendent or their agents or any  other
 person  taking part or assisting in the construction of any building who
 shall knowingly violate any of the applicable provisions of the  uniform
 code  or  any lawful order of a local government, a county or the secre-
 tary made thereunder regarding standards for construction,  maintenance,
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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