Bill Text: NY A07648 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Provides a residency exemption for plumbing inspectors in the city of Jamestown by allowing such inspectors to be residents of Chautauqua county.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-06-20 - REFERRED TO RULES [A07648 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A07648-Introduced.html



                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________

                                          7648

                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                   IN ASSEMBLY

                                      May 14, 2019
                                       ___________

        Introduced  by M. of A. GOODELL -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Cities

        AN ACT to amend the  general  city  law,  in  relation  to  a  residency
          exemption for plumbing inspectors in the city of Jamestown

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. Section 48 of the general city law, as amended  by  chapter
     2  585 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
     3    § 48. Inspectors; qualifications; notice. The local board of health or
     4  an  official  or board designated by local law of such city, as the case
     5  may be shall detail, designate or appoint an inspector or inspectors  of
     6  plumbing,  subject,  however,  to  the provisions or limitations of law,
     7  regulating the appointment of such inspectors by such board of health or
     8  an official or board designated by local law of such city.  All  inspec-
     9  tors  of  plumbing  who  are  detailed, designated or appointed shall be
    10  practical plumbers and shall not be engaged directly  or  indirectly  in
    11  the  business  of plumbing, during the period of their appointment. They
    12  shall be citizens and actual residents of the city  in  which  they  are
    13  appointed;  except  in  the  cities  of Cortland and Corning, where such
    14  inspectors shall be citizens and actual residents of the county or coun-
    15  ties wherein the city is situated, or in an abutting or adjacent county;
    16  except in the city of Watertown, where such inspectors shall be citizens
    17  and actual residents of the county wherein the city is  situated  except
    18  in  the  city of Middletown, where such inspectors shall be citizens and
    19  actual residents of the county wherein the city is situated, or within a
    20  twenty-five mile radius of the  city  of  Middletown  as  long  as  such
    21  inspectors  are  citizens  and actual residents of this state; except in
    22  the city of Jamestown, where such inspectors shall be citizens and actu-
    23  al residents of the county wherein the city is situated; except  in  any
    24  city  with  a  population  of less than twenty-five thousand, where such
    25  inspectors shall be citizens and actual residents of the county or coun-

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD11562-01-9

        A. 7648                             2

     1  ties wherein the city is situated. Before entering upon the discharge of
     2  their duties as such inspectors they shall each be required to obtain  a
     3  certificate of competency from said examining board. They shall be enti-
     4  tled  to receive compensation to be fixed by the officer, board, commis-
     5  sion or department having power to fix salaries generally or,  if  there
     6  be  no  officer,  board,  commission  or  department thereof having such
     7  power, by the board of aldermen or common council.
     8    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
feedback