senate Bill S5093A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to standards for fire hydrant systems

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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
May 02, 2022 advanced to third reading
Apr 27, 2022 2nd report cal.
Apr 26, 2022 1st report cal.819
Apr 20, 2022 print number 5093a
Apr 20, 2022 amend and recommit to housing, construction and community development
Jan 05, 2022 referred to housing, construction and community development
Feb 23, 2021 referred to housing, construction and community development

Votes

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Apr 26, 2022 - Housing, Construction and Community Development committee Vote

S5093A
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Abstained
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Housing, Construction and Community Development Committee Vote: Apr 26, 2022

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S5093 - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §378, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S8165
2017-2018: S1808
2019-2020: S565

S5093 - Summary

Relates to standards for fire hydrant systems; provides for periodic tests of such systems; requires records of such tests be maintained for a period of ten years.

S5093 - Sponsor Memo

S5093 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5093
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 23, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- 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 standards for fire
   hydrant systems; and providing for the repeal  of  certain  provisions
   upon expiration thereof

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 378 of the executive law is amended by  adding  two
 new subdivisions 19 and 20 to read as follows:
   19. A. STANDARDS FOR FIRE HYDRANT SYSTEMS SHALL REQUIRE:
   (I)  PERIODIC  TESTS  AS  REQUIRED  BY  THE CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICIAL,
 PROVIDED THAT EACH HYDRANT BE TESTED FOR PROPER FUNCTIONALITY A  MINIMUM
 OF ONCE PER YEAR; AND
   (II)  RECORDS  OF  INSPECTIONS PERFORMED ON EACH HYDRANT BE MAINTAINED
 FOR A PERIOD OF AT LEAST FIVE YEARS BY THE LOCAL  AUTHORITY  RESPONSIBLE
 FOR CONDUCTING SUCH INSPECTIONS.
   B.  FOR  THE  PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, A FIRE HYDRANT SYSTEM SHALL BE
 DEFINED AS A SYSTEM OF PIPES AND  VALVES  SITUATED  AND  MAINTAINED  FOR
 FIREFIGHTING PURPOSES DELIVERING A WATER SUPPLY WITH SUFFICIENT PRESSURE
 AND  FLOW  WITH  A  CONNECTION POINT BY WHICH FIREFIGHTERS CAN ACCESS IT
 WITHOUT RESTRICTION AS TO THE USE FOR THAT PURPOSE. THE LOCATION IS SUCH
 THAT IT IS ACCESSIBLE FOR IMMEDIATE USE OF THE  FIRE  AUTHORITY  AT  ALL
 TIMES.
   20.  THE  DEPARTMENT  OF  PUBLIC  SERVICE SHALL TRANSMIT A REQUEST FOR
 INFORMATION TO EACH WATER-WORKS CORPORATION SERVING  FIFTY  THOUSAND  OR
 MORE WATER USERS, WATER AUTHORITY WITHIN THE STATE, AND MUNICIPAL PUBLIC
 WORKS  DEPARTMENT  REQUESTING  ANY  AND  ALL INFORMATION RELATED TO FIRE
 HYDRANT MAINTENANCE, SERVICING, TESTING, AND REPLACEMENT.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD06950-01-1

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S5093A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §378, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S8165
2017-2018: S1808
2019-2020: S565

S5093A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to standards for fire hydrant systems; provides for periodic tests of such systems; requires records of such tests be maintained for a period of ten years.

S5093A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5093A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5093--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 23, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction  and
   Community  Development  --  recommitted  to  the Committee on Housing,
   Construction and Community Development in accordance with Senate  Rule
   6,  sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation  to  standards  for  fire
   hydrant  systems;  and  providing for the repeal of certain provisions
   upon expiration thereof
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section 378 of the executive law is amended by adding two
 new subdivisions 20 and 21 to read as follows:
   20. A. STANDARDS FOR FIRE HYDRANT SYSTEMS SHALL REQUIRE:
   (I) PERIODIC FIRE HYDRANT  TESTS,  FIRE  HYDRANT  FLUSHING,  AND  FIRE
 HYDRANT WATER FLOW TESTS AS REQUIRED BY THE DESIGNATED LOCAL OFFICIAL OR
 CONTRACTED  DESIGNEE ACCORDING TO THE STANDARDS AND GUIDANCE ESTABLISHED
 BY THE NATIONAL FIRE PROTECTION ASSOCIATION;
   (II) PROVIDED, HOWEVER, EACH FIRE HYDRANT SHALL BE  FLUSHED  ANNUALLY,
 AND  FIRE  HYDRANT WATER FLOW TESTS SHALL BE CONDUCTED A MINIMUM OF ONCE
 PER FIVE YEARS; AND
   (III) RECORDS OF FIRE HYDRANT TESTS, FIRE HYDRANT FLUSHING,  AND  FIRE
 HYDRANT  WATER  FLOW TESTS PERFORMED ON EACH FIRE HYDRANT SHALL BE MAIN-
 TAINED FOR A PERIOD OF AT LEAST TEN YEARS BY THE LOCAL AUTHORITY RESPON-
 SIBLE FOR CONDUCTING SUCH INSPECTIONS.
   B. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, A FIRE HYDRANT  SYSTEM  SHALL  BE
 DEFINED  AS  A  SYSTEM  OF  PIPES AND VALVES SITUATED AND MAINTAINED FOR
 FIREFIGHTING PURPOSES DELIVERING A WATER SUPPLY WITH SUFFICIENT PRESSURE
 AND FLOW WITH A CONNECTION POINT BY WHICH  FIREFIGHTERS  CAN  ACCESS  IT
 WITHOUT RESTRICTION AS TO THE USE FOR THAT PURPOSE. THE LOCATION IS SUCH
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD06950-02-2
 S. 5093--A                          2

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