S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2011-2012 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 13, 2011
Introduced by Sen. SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor
AN ACT to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to the
removal from debarment list
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 141-b of the workers' compensation law, as added by
chapter 6 of the laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows:
S 141-b. Suspension and debarment. Any person subject to a final
assessment of civil fines or penalties or a stop-work order, or that has
been convicted of a misdemeanor for a violation of sections twenty-six,
fifty-two or one hundred thirty-one of this chapter, and any substan-
tially-owned affiliated entity of such person, shall be ineligible to
submit a bid on or be awarded any public work contract or subcontract
with the state, any municipal corporation or public body for a period of
one year from the final determination or conviction. Any person
convicted of a felony under this article, or a misdemeanor under
sections one hundred twenty-five and one hundred twenty-five-a of this
chapter shall be ineligible to submit a bid on or be awarded any public
work contract or subcontract with the state, any municipal corporation
or public body for a period of five years from such conviction.
PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT ANY PERSON WHO MAINTAINS HIS OR HER CURRENT
WORKERS' COMPENSATION INSURANCE MAY, SUBJECT TO THE BOARD'S APPROVAL, BE
REMOVED FROM THE DEBARMENT LIST.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.