S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
March 4, 2013
Introduced by Sen. MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy and Telecommuni-
AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to qualified
installers under the state apprenticeship training program
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The public authorities law is amended by adding a new
section 1884 to read as follows:
S 1884. QUALIFIED INSTALLERS. 1. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY LAW, RULE, REGU-
LATION OR POLICY TO THE CONTRARY, WITH RESPECT TO ANY SOLICITATION
OFFERED BY THE AUTHORITY, ANY INDIVIDUAL ACCREDITED THROUGH AN APPREN-
TICESHIP PROGRAM PURSUANT TO ARTICLE TWENTY-THREE OF THE LABOR LAW SHALL
BE DEEMED TO BE A QUALIFIED INSTALLER FOR ANY SUCH SOLICITATION THAT
FALLS SUBSTANTIALLY WITHIN THE TRADE OR AREA FOR WHICH SUCH INDIVIDUAL
HAS COMPLETED AN APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM PURSUANT TO ARTICLE TWENTY-THREE
OF THE LABOR LAW.
2. THE AUTHORITY IS PROHIBITED FROM REQUIRING ADDITIONAL COURSES OR
CERTIFICATIONS FOR SUCH QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS, PROVIDED THAT THE WORK
THAT IS BEING DONE FALLS SUBSTANTIALLY WITHIN THE TRADE OR AREA FOR
WHICH SUCH INDIVIDUAL HAS COMPLETED AN APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM PURSUANT
TO ARTICLE TWENTY-THREE OF THE LABOR LAW.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall be applied
retroactively to any solicitation of the New York state energy research
and development authority where work has not already commenced.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.