Bill Text: NY S02773 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Requires the metropolitan transportation authority and the New York city transit authority to implement certain standards issued by the society for protective coatings pertaining to applying and removing coatings from bridges, trestles, and elevated subway and railway tracks and stations.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-05-15 - referred to corporations, authorities and commissions [S02773 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S02773-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
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                                          2773
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    January 29, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation
        AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to requiring the
          metropolitan transportation authority and the New  York  city  transit
          authority  to  implement  certain standards pertaining to applying and
          removing coatings from bridges, trestles, elevated subway and  railway
          tracks and stations
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Section 1266 of the public authorities law  is  amended  by
     2  adding a new subdivision 19 to read as follows:
     3    19.  The  authority  shall  promulgate regulations to require that all
     4  application and maintenance of paint and coatings on bridges,  trestles,
     5  elevated  subway  tracks,  elevated  subway  stations,  elevated railway
     6  tracks and elevated railway stations have a quality  management  program
     7  and  meet  applicable  industry  standards of the society for protective
     8  coatings painting contractor certification program  to  standards  QP-1,
     9  QP-2,  QP-3,  or  national association of corrosion engineers NIICAP AS1
    10  and AS2. The removal, surface preparation, and application of all  paint
    11  and  coatings  on  authority  property,  facilities  and assets shall be
    12  performed by certified workers in accordance with the NACE 13/ACS1 Stan-
    13  dard.
    14    § 2. Section 1209 of the public authorities law is amended by adding a
    15  new subdivision 15 to read as follows:
    16    15. The authority shall promulgate regulations  to  require  that  all
    17  application  and maintenance of paint and coatings on bridges, trestles,
    18  elevated subway  tracks,  elevated  subway  stations,  elevated  railway
    19  tracks  and  elevated railway stations have a quality management program
    20  and meet applicable industry standards of  the  society  for  protective
    21  coatings  painting  contractor  certification program to standards QP-1,
    22  QP-2, QP-3, or national association of corrosion  engineers  NIICAP  AS1
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD01337-01-9

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     1  and  AS2. The removal, surface preparation, and application of all paint
     2  and coatings on authority  property,  facilities  and  assets  shall  be
     3  performed by certified workers in accordance with the NACE 13/ACS1 Stan-
     4  dard.
     5    §  3.  This  act  shall take effect immediately and shall apply to all
     6  projects and bids proposed on or after such date and to any contract for
     7  which bids or proposals are submitted after such date.
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