[First Reprint]

ASSEMBLY, No. 5074

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

217th LEGISLATURE

INTRODUCED JUNE 29, 2017

 


 

Sponsored by:

Assemblywoman  ANNETTE QUIJANO

District 20 (Union)

Assemblywoman  ANGELA V. MCKNIGHT

District 31 (Hudson)

Assemblyman  ERIC HOUGHTALING

District 11 (Monmouth)

Assemblywoman  JOANN DOWNEY

District 11 (Monmouth)

 

Co-Sponsored by:

Assemblyman Wisniewski

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

     Directs Division of Fire Safety in Department of Community Affairs to survey fire suppression systems in public and nonpublic school buildings.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

     As reported by the Assembly Education Committee on December 4, 2017, with amendments.

 


An Act requiring a survey of fire suppression systems currently installed in public and nonpublic school buildings.

 

     Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

      1.  a.  The 1[Department of Education] Division of Fire Safety in the Department of Community Affairs1 shall conduct a survey of fire suppression systems in all public and nonpublic school buildings in the State and shall provide those results to the 1[Division of Fire Safety in the Department of Community Affairs] Department of Education1.  The survey shall include the following information for each building:

      (1)  whether a fire suppression system is installed and operational;

      (2)  the year in which an existing fire suppression system was installed, and any year in which additional piping or standpipes were added to the system or an additional system was installed in the same structure;

      (3)  the cost of curing any defect if an installed fire suppression system is not fully operational; and

      (4)  the cost of a reinstallation or annual maintenance of a fire suppression system that is inadequate or not fully operational.

      b.  The survey required pursuant to subsection a. of this section shall be 1[completed by the Department of Education, and]1 published by the Division of Fire Safety and posted on its Internet website, no later than the first day of the third January next following the effective date of P.L.    , c.    (C.        ) (pending before the Legislature as this bill).

 

     2.  This act shall take effect immediately.