Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2024
referred to housing, construction and community development
|Nov 01, 2023
referred to rules
Senate Bill S7731
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Housing, Construction And Community Development Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S7731 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Current Committee:
- Senate Housing, Construction And Community Development
- Law Section:
- Executive Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §378, Exec L
2023-S7731 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Provides that where the release mechanism of the self-closing and self-latching gate is located less than fifty-four inches above grade, such release mechanism shall be located within the enclosure a minimum of three inches below the top of the gate and the gate and enclosure shall have no opening greater than one-half inch within eighteen inches of the release mechanism when the gate is in the fully closed position.
2023-S7731 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7731 SPONSOR: GALLIVAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to swimming pool enclo- sures PURPOSE: To align the current New York State statutory provisions governing swim- ming pool enclosure gates with language from the International Swimming Pool and Spa Code and the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) Code, which are the basis of most pool ordinances in the United States of America. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill strikes language requiring swimming pool gate latch handles be located within the enclosure and at least 40 inches above grade, by adding new language to require the release mechanism to be located within the enclosure only when such mechanism is to be
2023-S7731 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7731 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E November 1, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GALLIVAN -- 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 swimming pool enclo- sures THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph a of subdivision 14 of section 378 of the execu- tive law, as separately amended by chapters 75 and 234 of the laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows: a. gates required to be provided in a swimming pool enclosure shall be self-closing and self-latching [with the latch handle located within the enclosure and at least forty inches above grade], and shall be securely locked with a key, combination or other child proof lock sufficient to prevent access to such swimming pool through such gate when such swim- ming pool is not in use or supervised. WHERE THE RELEASE MECHANISM OF THE SELF-CLOSING AND SELF-LATCHING GATE IS LOCATED LESS THAN FIFTY-FOUR INCHES ABOVE GRADE, THE RELEASE MECHANISM SHALL BE LOCATED WITHIN THE ENCLOSURE A MINIMUM OF THREE INCHES BELOW THE TOP OF THE GATE AND THE GATE AND ENCLOSURE SHALL HAVE NO OPENING GREATER THAN ONE-HALF INCH WITHIN EIGHTEEN INCHES OF THE RELEASE MECHANISM WHEN THE GATE IS IN THE FULLY CLOSED POSITION; § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD13322-03-3
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