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A08495 Summary:

BILL NOA08495
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSORGiglio JA
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd §7209, Ed L
 
Requires professional engineers, land surveyors and professional geologists to report structural faults within forty-eight hours.
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A08495 Actions:

BILL NOA08495
 
11/17/2021referred to higher education
01/05/2022referred to higher education
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A08495 Memo:

NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY
MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF LEGISLATION
submitted in accordance with Assembly Rule III, Sec 1(f)
 
BILL NUMBER: A8495
 
SPONSOR: Giglio JA
  TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to requiring professional engineers, land surveyors and professional geologists to report struc- tural faults within forty-eight hours   PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Requires professional engineers, land surveyors and professional geolo- gists to report structural faults within forty-eight hours.   SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Section 7209 of the education law is amended by adding a new subdivision 10 states that every professional engineer, land surveyor and professional geologist who finds a structural defect, fault or other issue with any type of structure shall report it to the county, town or village or other political subdivision with forty-eight hours of discov- ering the issue.   JUSTIFICATION: This bill is to ensure that structural faults are reported before a structure or land area is developed. It is for the safety of the public and the business building or developing on the land.   PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New bill   FISCAL IMPLICATIONS FOR STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS: None   EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall have become a law.
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A08495 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          8495
 
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                    November 17, 2021
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A. J. A. GIGLIO -- read once and referred to the
          Committee on Higher Education
 
        AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring professional
          engineers, land surveyors and professional geologists to report struc-
          tural faults within forty-eight hours

          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section  1.  Section  7209 of the education law is amended by adding a
     2  new subdivision 10 to read as follows:
     3    10. Every professional engineer, land surveyor and professional geolo-
     4  gist who finds a structural defect, fault, or other issue with any  type
     5  of  structure shall report such issue to the county, city, town, village
     6  and/or other political subdivision in which such  structure  is  located
     7  within forty-eight hours of discovering such issue.
     8    §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
     9  have become a law.
 
 
 
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD11943-01-1
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