|SAME AS||No Same As|
|COSPNSR||Harris, Cook, D'Urso|
|Amd §904, Lab L|
|Exempts contractors from payment of asbestos project notification fees for demolitions performed within the city of Buffalo.|
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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 1767 2017-2018 Regular Sessions IN ASSEMBLY January 13, 2017 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. PEOPLES-STOKES -- read once and referred to the Committee on Labor AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to exempting contractors from payment of asbestos project notification fees for demolitions performed within the city of Buffalo The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem- bly, do enact as follows: 1 Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 904 of the labor law, as amended 2 by section 1 of part BB of chapter 57 of the laws of 2009, is amended to 3 read as follows: 4 2. Any contractor engaged in an asbestos project involving more than 5 two hundred sixty linear feet or more than one hundred sixty square feet 6 of asbestos or asbestos materials shall notify both the United States 7 Environmental Protection Agency, Region II, Air and Hazardous Material 8 Division and the commissioner in writing ten days prior to the commence- 9 ment of work on the project or, if emergency conditions make it impossi- 10 ble to provide ten days prior notice, as soon as practicable after iden- 11 tification of the project. The notice to the commissioner shall include 12 the following information: the name, address and asbestos handling 13 license number of the contractor working on the project; the address and 14 description of the building or area, including size, age and prior use 15 of the building or area; the amount of friable asbestos material present 16 in square feet and/or linear feet, if applicable; room designation 17 numbers or other local information where such asbestos material is found 18 unless such material is found throughout the entire structure; the sche- 19 duled starting and completion dates for removal; the procedures and 20 equipment, including ventilating systems that will be employed; any 21 additional information which the commissioner may require; and, except 22 for contractors engaged in such asbestos projects within the city limits 23 of the city of Buffalo, shall be accompanied by a project notification 24 fee as follows: EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD06069-01-7A. 1767 2 1 Project Size/Linear Feet Fee 2 260-429 $200 3 430-824 400 4 825-1649 1,000 5 1650 or more 2,000 6 Project Size/Square Feet Fee 7 160-259 $200 8 260-499 400 9 500-999 1,000 10 1000 or more 2,000 11 § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.