Bill S6676A-2013

Requires the New York state uniform fire prevention and building code to include provisions mandating the installation of operable carbon monoxide detectors in commercial buildings

Requires the New York state uniform fire prevention and building code to include provisions mandating the installation of operable carbon monoxide detectors in commercial buildings.

Details

Actions

  • Mar 10, 2014: PRINT NUMBER 6676A
  • Mar 10, 2014: AMEND (T) AND RECOMMIT TO HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
  • Feb 26, 2014: REFERRED TO HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S6676A

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to requiring the state uniform fire prevention and building code to include provisions mandating that buildings used for commercial purposes have installed such operable carbon monoxide detectors as shall be necessary

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF THE BILL:

Amends the executive law requiring the New York State fire prevention and building code to include provisions mandating the installation of operable carbon monoxide detectors in commercial buildings.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1 amends Section of the executive law by adding a new subdivision 5-d.

JUSTIFICATION:

Currently, New York State one and two family homes and apartments are required to be equipped with carbon monoxide detectors. However, businesses are not, leading to cases of illness and sometimes even death among patrons and workers. This bill brings businesses on par with residences in an effort to provide a safe experience for customers and employees.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This act shall take effect immediately.


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 6676--A IN SENATE February 26, 2014 ___________
Introduced by Sens. SERRANO, HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction and Community Development -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit- tee AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to requiring the state uniform fire prevention and building code to include provisions mandating that buildings used for commercial purposes have installed such operable carbon monoxide detectors as shall be necessary THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 378 of the executive law is amended by adding a new subdivision 5-d to read as follows: 5-D. STANDARDS FOR INSTALLATION OF CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTORS REQUIRING ALL BUILDINGS USED FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES TO HAVE INSTALLED OPERABLE CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTORS OF SUCH MANUFACTURE, DESIGN, INSTALLATION STANDARDS AND IN SUCH QUANTITY AS ARE ESTABLISHED BY THE COUNCIL. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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