2014 New York Laws
LAB - Labor
Article 30 - (900 - 910) ASBESTOS OR PRODUCTS CONTAINING ASBESTOS; LICENSING
910 - Enforcement.
910. Enforcement. 1. Nothing in this article shall be construed to prevent municipalities from enacting local laws or ordinances which impose standards or requirements relating to the handling of asbestos or asbestos material more effective than those set forth in this article or in any rule or regulation promulgated hereunder.
2. The commissioner shall enforce the provisions of this article and rules and regulations adopted hereunder; provided, however, that the provisions of this section and sections nine hundred seven, nine hundred eight and nine hundred nine of this article shall not be enforced in reference to persons or contractors performing work in a city or municipality which files with the commissioner a duly certified copy of a local law or ordinance assuming full responsibility for enforcing the provisions of this article and the rules and regulations adopted hereunder. Such city or municipality shall have all the powers of the commissioner in enforcing the provisions of this article and the rules and regulations adopted hereunder, including but not limited to the collection and retention of monetary penalties.
3. Each city or municipality which elects such local enforcement option shall submit a report to the commissioner annually on or before the first day of June of the manner in which this article and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder have been and are administered, and the results of such administration under the jurisdiction of such city or municipality and shall from time to time submit to the commissioner such other reports as to such other matters as the commissioner may require.
4. A city or municipality may file with the commissioner a duly certified copy of a local law or ordinance terminating its enforcement responsibilities which shall be effective thirty days from the filing thereof.
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