Senate Bill S2418

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Expands remedies for violations of New York state uniform fire prevention and building code

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

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2023-S2418 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5617
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §382, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7328, A9123
2015-2016: S1189, A2865
2017-2018: S774, A1490
2019-2020: S4938, A2128
2021-2022: S4708, A2160

2023-S2418 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Expands remedies for violations of New York state uniform fire prevention and building code.

2023-S2418 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2023-S2418 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2418
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 20, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. COMRIE, HINCHEY, SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing,
   Construction and Community Development
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to expanding remedies for
   violations of New York state 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 2 of section  382  of  the  executive  law,  as
 amended  by chapter 571 of the laws of 2021, is amended and a new subdi-
 vision 2-a is added to read as follows:
   2. Any person, having been served, either personally or by  registered
 or  certified  mail, with an order to remedy any condition, OTHER THAN A
 CONDITION THAT IS DEEMED AN IMMINENT THREAT TO THE SAFETY AND WELFARE OF
 THE BUILDING'S OCCUPANTS, found to exist in, on, or about  any  building
 in violation of the uniform fire prevention and building code, who shall
 fail  to comply with such order within the time fixed by the regulations
 promulgated by the secretary pursuant  to  subdivision  one  of  section
 three  hundred eighty-one of this article, such time period to be stated
 in the order, and any owner,  builder,  architect,  tenant,  contractor,
 subcontractor,  construction superintendent or their agents or any other
 person taking part or assisting in the construction of any building  who
 shall  knowingly violate any of the applicable provisions of the uniform
 code or any lawful order of a local government, a county or  the  secre-
 tary  made thereunder regarding standards for construction, maintenance,
 or fire protection equipment and systems, shall be punishable by a  fine
 of not more than one thousand dollars per day of violation, or imprison-
 ment  not  exceeding  one year, or both for the first one hundred eighty
 days, and for the following one hundred eighty days shall be  punishable
 by  a  fine  of  no  less than twenty-five dollars and not more than one
 thousand dollars per day of violation or imprisonment not exceeding  one
 year,  or  both  and thereafter shall be punishable by a fine of no less
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03905-02-3
              

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