senate Bill S881

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to violations of the uniform fire prevention and building code

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 16, 2021 signed chap.47
Feb 12, 2021 delivered to governor
Feb 10, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
Feb 08, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.66
substituted for a964
Jan 19, 2021 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 11, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.34
Jan 06, 2021 referred to rules

S881 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A964
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §382, Exec L (as proposed in S.1714 & A.3343)

S881 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that in addition to any other applicable remedy or penalty, where a building has been altered in violation of any provision of the uniform code or any lawful order obtained thereunder, and such alteration impedes a person's egress from such building during a fire or other emergency evacuation, the owner of such building, and any builder, architect, contractor, subcontractor or construction superintendent, or agent thereof who has knowledge of such alteration, or an owner who reasonably should have had knowledge of such alteration based on either an inspection or repair of a leased premises with consent from the tenant, shall be subject to a civil penalty of up to seven thousand five hundred dollars.

S881 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S881 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    881
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BROOKS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in  relation  to  violations  of  the
   uniform fire prevention and building code

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 382 of the executive law, as added
 by a chapter of the laws of 2020 amending the executive law relating  to
 violations of the uniform fire prevention and building code, as proposed
 in  legislative bills numbers S. 1714 and A. 3343, is amended to read as
 follows:
   4. [Where] IN ADDITION TO ANY  OTHER  APPLICABLE  REMEDY  OR  PENALTY,
 WHERE  a  building has been altered in violation of any provision of the
 uniform code or any lawful order obtained thereunder,  and  such  alter-
 ation  impedes  a  person's  egress  from such building during a fire or
 other emergency evacuation, the owner of such building, AND ANY BUILDER,
 ARCHITECT, CONTRACTOR, SUBCONTRACTOR OR CONSTRUCTION SUPERINTENDENT,  OR
 AGENT THEREOF who has knowledge of such alteration, or OWNER WHO REASON-
 ABLY  should  have  had  knowledge of such alteration BASED ON EITHER AN
 INSPECTION OR REPAIR OF A LEASED PREMISES WITH CONSENT FROM THE  TENANT,
 shall be subject to a civil penalty of up to seven thousand five hundred
 dollars.
   §  2.  This  act  shall  take  effect on the same date and in the same
 manner as a chapter of the laws  of  2020  amending  the  executive  law
 relating to violations of the uniform fire prevention and building code,
 as  proposed  in  legislative  bills  numbers S. 1714 and A. 3343, takes
 effect.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD07171-01-1

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