senate Bill S6970

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides for state assistance to local governments for the enforcement of fire prevention and building codes

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Insurance Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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May 20, 2021 referred to insurance

S6970 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Insurance
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §9108, Ins L; amd §54-g, St Fin L

S6970 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for state assistance to local governments for the enforcement of fire prevention and building codes using monies paid into the code enforcement account.

S6970 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6970 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6970
 
                        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 Insurance
 
 AN ACT to amend the insurance law and the state finance law, in relation
   to providing  for  state  assistance  to  local  governments  for  the
   enforcement of fire prevention and building codes

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph 2 of subsection (b) of section 9108 of the insur-
 ance law is amended and a  new  subsection  (f)  is  added  to  read  as
 follows:
   (2)  On  or  before  the fifteenth day of February of each year, every
 insurance company required to collect the fee imposed  by  this  section
 shall  file  with  [said]  THE  superintendent  an annual statement in a
 manner the superintendent shall prescribe, which  statement  shall  show
 the  aggregate amount of gross premiums and premium deposits and assess-
 ments collected during the  immediately  preceding  year  for  insurance
 against  loss  or  injury and the several items of deduction referred to
 under items (i) and (ii) of paragraph one of this subsection.
   (F) COMMENCING APRIL FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-TWO, ALL  SUCH  MONIES
 RECEIVED  BY  THE  SUPERINTENDENT  AND  PAID  INTO  THE CODE ENFORCEMENT
 ACCOUNT PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE FOR THE PURPOSE OF  STATE  AID
 TO  LOCALITIES FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF THEIR RELEVANT FIRE PREVENTION AND
 BUILDING CODES IN ACCORDANCE WITH  SECTION  FIFTY-FOUR-G  OF  THE  STATE
 FINANCE LAW AND ANY ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES INCURRED BY THE SECRETARY OF
 STATE PURSUANT TO SUCH PROGRAMS.
   § 2. Section 54-g of the state finance law, as added by chapter 707 of
 the laws of 1981, subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 609 of the laws of
 1983, is amended to read as follows:
   §  54-g.  State  assistance to local governments for support of activ-
 ities related to fire prevention and building codes.  1.  Beginning  [in
 March,  nineteen  hundred eighty-two] ON APRIL FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWEN-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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