assembly Bill A6970

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Enacts the "roadway excavation quality assurance act"

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 16, 2012 advanced to third reading cal.406
Mar 12, 2012 reported
Mar 01, 2012 reported referred to codes
Jan 18, 2012 committed to labor
Jan 04, 2012 ordered to third reading cal.230
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 16, 2011 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 15, 2011 ordered to third reading rules cal.276
rules report cal.276
reported
Jun 14, 2011 reported referred to rules
Jun 06, 2011 reported referred to codes
Apr 06, 2011 referred to labor

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A6970 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3827
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง28, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S632
2013-2014: A5234, S1075
2015-2016: A3328
2017-2018: A4871
2019-2020: A5693

A6970 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "roadway excavation quality assurance act"; relates to workers on excavations; provides that utility companies or their contractors shall use competent workers and shall pay the prevailing wage on projects where a permit to use or open a street is required to be issued.

A6970 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6970

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              April 6, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. WRIGHT -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Labor

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  labor law, in relation to enacting the "roadway
  excavation quality assurance act"

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "roadway excavation quality assurance act".
  S 2. The labor law is amended by adding a new section 28  to  read  as
follows:
  S  28. WORKERS ON EXCAVATIONS. UTILITY COMPANIES OR THEIR CONTRACTORS,
TO WHOM A PERMIT MAY BE ISSUED BY THE STATE, A COUNTY OR A  MUNICIPALITY
TO  USE OR OPEN A STREET, SHALL BE REQUIRED, BEFORE SUCH PERMIT SHALL BE
ISSUED, TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT THAT ONLY COMPETENT  WORKERS  SKILLED
IN THE WORK REQUIRED OF THEM, SHALL BE EMPLOYED ON THE PROJECT FOR WHICH
SUCH  PERMIT TO USE OR OPEN A STREET WAS ISSUED, AND THAT THE PREVAILING
WAGE FOR SIMILAR TITLES AS ESTABLISHED BY THE FISCAL OFFICER PURSUANT TO
SECTION TWO HUNDRED  TWENTY  OF  THIS  CHAPTER,  BE  PAID  TO  THOSE  SO
EMPLOYED. NO PERMIT SHALL BE ISSUED UNTIL SUCH AGREEMENT SHALL HAVE BEEN
ENTERED INTO WITH THE APPROPRIATE STATE, COUNTY OR MUNICIPAL AGENCY, AND
ALL  PERMITS  ISSUED  AFTER  THE  EFFECTIVE  DATE  OF THIS SECTION SHALL
INCLUDE THEREIN A COPY OF THIS SECTION.   WHEN  PERMITS  ARE  ISSUED  TO
UTILITY  COMPANIES  OR THEIR CONTRACTORS, THE POWER TO ENFORCE THE TERMS
OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE VESTED WITH THE DEPARTMENT CONSISTENT WITH  THE
PROVISIONS OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED TWENTY OF THIS CHAPTER.
  S  3.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00110-03-1

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