|SAME AS||SAME AS S06383-A|
|Amd §399-ccc, Gen Bus L; amd §2, Chap of 2015 (as proposed in S.2696-A and A.3057-A)|
|Relates to certain smoke detecting devices and the effectiveness thereof.|
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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 9207 IN ASSEMBLY February 3, 2016 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. MORELLE -- read once and referred to the Commit- tee on Governmental Operations AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to certain smoke detecting devices; and to amend a chapter of the laws of 2015 amending the general business law relating to certain smoke detecting devices, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S.2696-A and A.3057-A, in relation to the effectiveness of such chapter The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem- bly, do enact as follows: 1 Section 1. Section 399-ccc of the general business law, as added by a 2 chapter of the laws of 2015, amending the general business law relating 3 to certain smoke detecting devices, as proposed in legislative bills 4 numbers S. 2696-A and A. 3057-A, is amended to read as follows: 5 § 399-ccc. Smoke detecting devices. 1. It shall be unlawful for any 6 person or entity to distribute, sell, offer for sale, or import any 7 solely battery operated smoke detecting alarm device powered by a 8 replaceable, removable battery [ not capable of powering such device for9 a minimum of ten years]. All solely battery operated smoke detecting 10 alarm devices that are distributed, sold, offered for sale, or imported, 11 shall employ a non-removable, non-replaceable battery that powers the 12 device for a minimum of ten years. 13 2. All product packaging containing a solely battery operated smoke 14 detecting alarm device shall include the following information: 15 (a) the manufacturer's name or registered trademark and the model 16 number of the smoke detecting alarm device; and 17 (b) that such alarm device is designed to have a minimum battery life 18 of ten years. 19 3. The provisions of this section shall not apply to solely battery 20 operated smoke detecting alarm [ device] devices powered by a replacea- 21 ble, removable battery [ not capable of powering such device for a mini-22 mum of ten years which] that have been ordered by, or are in the inven- 23 tory of, owners, managing agents, contractors, wholesalers or retailers 24 on or before the effective date of this section. The provisions of this 25 section shall not apply to smoke detecting alarm devices [ which] that EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04737-09-6A. 9207 2 1 receive their power from the electrical system of the building, fire 2 alarm systems with smoke detectors, fire alarm devices that connect to a 3 panel, [ or other] devices that use a low-power radio frequency wireless 4 communication signal, or such other devices as the state fire adminis- 5 trator shall designate through its regulatory process. 6 § 2. Section 2 of a chapter of the laws of 2015, amending the general 7 business law relating to certain smoke detecting devices, as proposed in 8 legislative bills numbers S.2696-A and A.3057-A, is amended to read as 9 follows: 10 § 2. This act shall take effect [ January] April 1, [ 2017] 2019; 11 provided however, that effective immediately, all actions and procedures 12 with respect to the proposed adoption, amendment, suspension or repeal 13 of any rule or regulation necessary for the timely implementation of 14 this act are [ directed and] authorized to be made [ and completed] on or 15 before such effective date. 16 § 3. This act shall take effect on the same date and in the same 17 manner as a chapter of the laws of 2015, amending the general business 18 law relating to certain smoke detecting devices, as proposed in legisla- 19 tive bills numbers S. 2696-A and A. 3057-A, takes effect.