|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 23, 2021||referred to higher education|
delivered to assembly
|Feb 08, 2021||advanced to third reading|
|Feb 03, 2021||2nd report cal.|
|Feb 02, 2021||1st report cal.246|
|Jan 06, 2021||referred to energy and telecommunications|
senate Bill S544
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S544 (ACTIVE) - Details
S544 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Requires certain engineering plans or specifications for engineering work or services that could pose a material risk to public safety to bear a stamp of approval of a professional engineer; authorizes the public service commission to promulgate rules and regulations relating to such requirement.
S544 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S544 SPONSOR: KAMINSKY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public service law and the education law, in relation to certain engineering plans or specifications for engineering work or services that could pose a material risk to public safety PURPOSE: This legislation would amend the education law and the Public Service Law to require engineering plans that could pose a material risk to public safety must bear the stamp of approval of a professional engi- neer. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Adds a new subdivision to the Public Service Law to provide that the Commission may promulgate rules and regulations necessary for the implementation of the above sections.
S544 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 544 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 6, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KAMINSKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy and Telecommuni- cations AN ACT to amend the public service law and the education law, in relation to certain engineering plans or specifications for engineer- ing work or services that could pose a material risk to public safety THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 5 of the public service law is amended by adding a new subdivision 7 to read as follows: 7. THE COMMISSION MAY PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS NECESSARY FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF SECTION SEVENTY-TWO HUNDRED THIRTEEN OF THE EDUCA- TION LAW RELATING TO ENGINEERING PLANS OR SPECIFICATIONS FOR ENGINEERING WORK OR SERVICES THAT COULD POSE A MATERIAL RISK TO PUBLIC SAFETY DEVEL- OPED BY OR ON BEHALF OF A GAS COMPANY. § 2. Section 7208 of the education law, as added by chapter 987 of the laws of 1971, the section heading as amended by chapter 475 of the laws of 2014, subdivision g as amended by chapter 994 of the laws of 1971, subdivision l as amended by section 15 of part A of chapter 173 of the laws of 2013, and subdivision p as added by chapter 954 of the laws of 1972, is amended to read as follows: § 7208. Exempt persons for the professions of engineering and land surveying. 1. This article shall not be construed to affect or prevent the following, provided that no title, sign, card or device shall be used in such manner as to tend to convey the impression that the person rendering such service is a professional engineer or a land surveyor licensed in this state or is practicing engineering or land surveying: a. Offering to practice in this state as a professional engineer or land surveyor by any person not a resident of, and having no established EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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