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|Jan 04, 2012||referred to labor|
|Jan 13, 2011||referred to labor|
senate Bill S1815
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S1815 - Details
S1815 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1815 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the labor law, in relation to reciprocity of debarments imposed under the federal Davis-Bacon Act PURPOSE: The purpose of the bill is to close a loophole in the existing law relating to the debarment of contractors. Under the current law, contractors who have been debarred from federal job sites for having violated the wage-and-hour provisions of the Davis-Bacon Act .are under no such disability in New York, Federally debarred contractors are on an equal footing with honest, law-abiding contractors in that they are eligible and authorized to bid on and be awarded construction contracts sponsored by the State of New York and its political subdivisions. This bill would remedy that inequity by granting reciprocity to debarments imposed by the federal government on contractors who have violated the Davis-Bacon Act. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: The bill provides that any contractor who has been debarred from federal job sites for having disregarded obligations to employees under the Davis-Bacon Act shall also be debarred under the Labor Law from bidding on or being awarded similar contracts on public work job sites sponsored by the State or any of its political subdivisions.
S1815 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1815 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 labor law, in relation to reciprocity of debarments imposed under the federal Davis-Bacon Act THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph b of subdivision 3 of section 220-b of the labor law is amended by adding a new subparagraph 3 to read as follows: (3) WHEN ANY PERSON OR ENTITY IS DEBARRED FOR HAVING DISREGARDED OBLI- GATIONS TO EMPLOYEES UNDER THE DAVIS-BACON ACT PURSUANT TO 40 U.S.C. 3144 AND 29 C.F.R. 5.12, SUCH PERSON OR ENTITY, AND ANY FIRM, CORPO- RATION, PARTNERSHIP, OR ASSOCIATION IN WHICH THE PERSON OR ENTITY HAS AN INTEREST, SHALL BE INELIGIBLE TO SUBMIT A BID ON OR BE AWARDED ANY PUBLIC WORKS CONTRACT WITH THE STATE, ANY MUNICIPAL CORPORATION, PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPORATION OR PUBLIC BODY, FOR A PERIOD OF THREE YEARS FROM THE DATE ON WHICH THE NAME OF THE PERSON OR ENTITY IS PUBLISHED IN THE LIST OF DEBARRED CONTRACTORS PURSUANT TO 40 U.S.C. 3144. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD06920-01-1
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