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S07728 Summary:

BILL NO    S07728 

SAME AS    SAME AS A09214-A

SPONSOR    BOYLE

COSPNSR    

MLTSPNSR   

Amd SS378 & 372, Exec L

Enacts the Kerry Rose Fitzsimons fire safety act requiring interconnectable
smoke detecting devices to be installed in certain residential buildings.
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S07728 Text:

                           S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
       ________________________________________________________________________

                                         7728

                                   I N  S E N A T E

                                     June 3, 2014
                                      ___________

       Introduced  by  Sen.  BOYLE  -- 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 requiring intercon-
         nectable smoke detecting devices to be installed in  certain  residen-
         tial buildings

         THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
       BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

    1    Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Kerry Rose
    2  Fitzsimons Fire Safety Act".
    3    S 2. Paragraph a of subdivision 5-b of section 378  of  the  executive
    4  law,  as  separately  amended by chapters 96 and 506 of the laws of 1988
    5  and such subdivision as renumbered by chapter 94 of the laws of 2006, is
    6  amended to read as follows:
    7    a. every one or two-family dwelling [or any] SHALL HAVE  INSTALLED  AN
    8  OPERABLE  INTERCONNECTABLE SMOKE DETECTING DEVICE OR DEVICES. ANY dwell-
    9  ing accommodation located in a building owned as a condominium or  coop-
   10  erative  in the state used as a residence shall have installed an opera-
   11  ble single station smoke detecting alarm device or devices,
   12    S 3. Section 372 of the executive law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
   13  subdivision 20 to read as follows:
   14    20.  "INTERCONNECTABLE  SMOKE  DETECTING  DEVICE" OR "INTERCONNECTABLE
   15  SMOKE DETECTING ALARM DEVICE" MEANS A  BATTERY  OPERATED  OR  HARD-WIRED
   16  SMOKE  DETECTING  ALARM DEVICE THAT COMMUNICATES WITH OTHER SUCH DEVICES
   17  SO THAT WHEN ONE SUCH DEVICE GIVE WARNINGS  THE  OTHER  INTERCONNECTABLE
   18  SMOKE DETECTING ALARM DEVICES WILL ALSO GIVE WARNINGS.
   19    S  4.  This  act shall take effect January 1, 2024; provided, however,
   20  that effective immediately, the addition and/or repeal of  any  rule  or
   21  regulation necessary for the implementation of this act on its effective
   22  date  are  authorized and directed to be made and completed on or before
   23  such effective date.


        EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                             [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                  LBD14313-05-4
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