senate Bill S6761A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to fire suppression systems and licensing professionals to perform authorized work on fire suppression systems

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 16, 2022 referred to economic development
returned to assembly
repassed senate
May 10, 2022 amended on third reading 6761b
May 10, 2022 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
May 09, 2022 referred to economic development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 05, 2022 advanced to third reading
May 04, 2022 2nd report cal.
May 03, 2022 1st report cal.1023
Feb 03, 2022 print number 6761a
Feb 03, 2022 amend and recommit to consumer protection
Jan 05, 2022 referred to consumer protection
May 14, 2021 referred to consumer protection

Votes

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May 3, 2022 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S6761A
5
1
committee
5
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Consumer Protection Committee Vote: May 3, 2022

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S6761 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9064
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 40-A §§930 - 943, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S4403

S6761 - Summary

Relates to fire suppression systems and licensing professionals to perform authorized work on fire suppression systems.

S6761 - Sponsor Memo

S6761 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6761
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  general  business  law,  in  relation  to  fire
   suppression  systems and licensing professionals to perform authorized
   work on fire suppression systems

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Legislative intent. (a) The legislature hereby finds that:
   (1)  The  manner  in  which  fire suppression or sprinkler systems are
 constructed, installed, maintained  and  inspected  have  a  direct  and
 substantial impact on public safety.
   (2)  Improper construction, installation, maintenance or inspection of
 fire suppression systems by persons lacking adequate education, training
 and experience can lead to serious injuries, death and substantial prop-
 erty damage.
   (3) Promulgating a code establishing minimum  qualification  standards
 for  work performed on fire suppressions systems, including criteria for
 the education, training, testing and  licensing  of  persons  performing
 such work will promote public safety.
   (b) It is the intent of the legislature and this act:
   (1)  To  ensure  that work on fire suppression systems is performed by
 persons who have sufficient education, training and experience  in  such
 work.
   (2)  To  ensure  that  adequate qualification standards are maintained
 through adherence of proper education, training, testing  and  licensing
 requirements for those engaged in the sprinkler fitting trades.
   (3)  To establish a state board of examiners for the sprinkler fitting
 industry to ensure  proper  qualification  and  examination  of  persons
 performing  work on fire suppression systems and to ensure proper adher-
 ence to and enforcement of the requirements of this act  and  applicable
 regulations issued pursuant to this act.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S6761A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9064
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 40-A §§930 - 943, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S4403

S6761A - Summary

Relates to fire suppression systems and licensing professionals to perform authorized work on fire suppression systems.

S6761A - Sponsor Memo

S6761A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6761--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Consumer  Protection  --
   recommitted to the Committee on Consumer Protection 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  general  business  law,  in  relation  to  fire
   suppression  systems and licensing professionals to perform authorized
   work on fire suppression systems
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Legislative intent. (a) The legislature hereby finds that:
   (1)  The  manner  in  which  fire suppression or sprinkler systems are
 constructed, installed, maintained  and  inspected  have  a  direct  and
 substantial impact on public safety.
   (2)  Improper construction, installation, maintenance or inspection of
 fire suppression systems by persons lacking adequate education, training
 and experience can lead to serious injuries, death and substantial prop-
 erty damage.
   (3) Promulgating a code establishing minimum  qualification  standards
 for  work performed on fire suppressions systems, including criteria for
 the education, training, testing and  licensing  of  persons  performing
 such work will promote public safety.
   (b) It is the intent of the legislature and this act:
   (1)  To  ensure  that work on fire suppression systems is performed by
 persons who have sufficient education, training and experience  in  such
 work.
   (2)  To  ensure  that  adequate qualification standards are maintained
 through adherence of proper education, training, testing  and  licensing
 requirements for those engaged in the sprinkler fitting trades.
   (3)  To establish a state board of examiners for the sprinkler fitting
 industry to ensure  proper  qualification  and  examination  of  persons
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD11453-03-2

Co-Sponsors

S6761B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9064
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 40-A §§930 - 943, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S4403

S6761B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to fire suppression systems and licensing professionals to perform authorized work on fire suppression systems.

S6761B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6761B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6761--B
     Cal. No. 1023
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. SAVINO, ADDABBO, MANNION, MATTERA, SEPULVEDA -- read
   twice  and  ordered  printed,  and when printed to be committed to the
   Committee on Consumer Protection -- recommitted to  the  Committee  on
   Consumer  Protection  in  accordance  with  Senate  Rule  6, sec. 8 --
   committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
   recommitted  to said committee -- reported favorably from said commit-
   tee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to a  third  reading,
   passed  by Senate and delivered to the Assembly, recalled, vote recon-
   sidered, restored to third reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,
   retaining its place in the order of third reading
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  general  business  law,  in  relation  to  fire
   suppression systems and licensing professionals to perform  authorized
   work on fire suppression systems
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Legislative intent. (a) The legislature hereby finds that:
   (1) The manner in which fire  suppression  or  sprinkler  systems  are
 constructed,  installed,  maintained  and  inspected  have  a direct and
 substantial impact on public safety.
   (2) Improper construction, installation, maintenance or inspection  of
 fire suppression systems by persons lacking adequate education, training
 and experience can lead to serious injuries, death and substantial prop-
 erty damage.
   (3)  Promulgating  a code establishing minimum qualification standards
 for work performed on fire suppressions systems, including criteria  for
 the  education,  training,  testing  and licensing of persons performing
 such work will promote public safety.
   (b) It is the intent of the legislature and this act:
   (1) To ensure that work on fire suppression systems  is  performed  by
 persons  who  have sufficient education, training and experience in such
 work.

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

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