senate Bill S6969

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Enacts the "Lead-Free Homes Act"

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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May 20, 2021 referred to health

S6969 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1370, 1370-a, 1370-b, 1372, 1373 & 1374, Pub Health L; add §23-a, amd §§210-B & 606, Tax L; add §242-a, RP L; amd §85, Mult Dwell L

S6969 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "Lead Free Homes Act"; requires the department of health to promulgate standards for lead remediation and abatement of exemption; provides tax credits to class A multiple dwelling owners who undertake a successful lead remediation or abatement; requires lead testing on drinking water prior to the sale of residential property (view more) requires owners of class A multiple dwellings to perform lead testing and provides for fines for violations.

S6969 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6969 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6969
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 20, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. KAVANAGH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, the tax law,  the  real  property
   law  and the multiple dwelling law, in relation to enacting the "Lead-
   Free Homes Act"

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
 the "Lead-Free Homes Act".
   § 2. Section 1370 of the public health law, as amended by chapter  485
 of  the laws of 1992, subdivision 6 as amended by section 1 of part P of
 chapter 57 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows:
   § 1370. Definitions. When used in this title, the following words  and
 phrases  shall  have  the following meanings, unless the context clearly
 requires otherwise:
   1. "Dwelling" means  a  building  or  structure  or  portion  thereof,
 including  the  property  occupied  by and appurtenant to such dwelling,
 which is occupied in whole or in part as the home, residence or sleeping
 place of one or more human beings [and shall, without limiting the fore-
 going, include].
   2. "SCHOOL MEANS ANY PUBLIC OR  PRIVATE  child  care  [facilities  for
 children  under  six  years  of  age, kindergartens and nursery schools]
 FACILITY, CHILD CARING CENTER, DAY NURSERY,  DAY  CARE  AGENCY,  NURSERY
 SCHOOL,   PRE-SCHOOL,   PRE-KINDERGARTEN,  KINDERGARTEN,  OR  ELEMENTARY
 SCHOOL.
   [2.] 3. "Area of high risk" means an area designated as  such  by  the
 commissioner  or his OR HER representative and consisting of one or more
 dwellings OR SCHOOLS in which a condition conducive to lead poisoning of
 children is present.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD09067-03-1

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