senate Bill S1816

Provides that any person who maintains his or her current workers' compensation insurance shall, subject to the board's approval, be removed from the debarment list

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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  • 13 / Jan / 2011
    • REFERRED TO LABOR
  • 04 / Jan / 2012
    • REFERRED TO LABOR

Summary

Provides that any person who maintains his or her current workers' compensation insurance shall, subject to the board's approval, be removed from the debarment list.

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Bill Details

Versions:
S1816
Legislative Cycle:
2011-2012
Current Committee:
Senate Labor
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง141-b, Work Comp L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Cycles:
2009-2010: S5160
2007-2008: S8045

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S1816

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to the removal from
debarment list

PURPOSE:
To remove persons and entities that are on the workers
compensation debarment list that are now current in their workers
compensation insurance, to the satisfaction of the Workers
compensation Board.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Section 1: Section 141-b of the Worker's
Compensation Law, as added by chapter 6 of the laws of 2007, is
amended by providing 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.

Section 2 : This act shall take effect immediately

JUSTIFICATION:
No person or entity should be debarred
from municipal
agreements due to the fact that they were at one time late with their
workers compensation insurance payments but have since become current
and the Workers Compensation Board is satisfied they are not abusing
the system.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
2010 - Died in Labor Committee
2009 - Died in Labor Committee
2008 - Died in Labor Committee

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
Immediately.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  1816

                       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.
                                                           LBD06919-01-1

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