|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to labor|
|Apr 05, 2011||defeated in labor|
|Feb 22, 2011||notice of committee consideration - requested|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to labor|
senate Bill S293
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S293 - Details
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Labor Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §202-l, Lab L
- Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S293 - Summary
Requires that all persons working on contracts valued at $250,000 or more receive at least ten hours of OSHA training prior to their performance of work.
S293 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S293 TITLE OF BILL: REVISED 12/30/11 An act to amend the labor law, in relation to safety training for certain employees PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Requires that all persons working on contracts valued at $250,000 or more receive at least ten hours of OSHA (occupational Safety and Health Administration) training prior to their performance of work. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 Amends the Labor Law by adding a new section 202-1. Requires all persons working on contracts valued at $250,000 or more to receive at least ten hours of OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) training prior to their performance of work. Provides that the contractor, sub contractor, or other, doing part or whole work, shall be responsible for submitting certification to the Department of Labor prior to the commencement of any work. Provides that the contractor shall be liable for a fine in the amount of $5,000 for a first offense payable to the Department of Labor if an individual on a contract does not have his or her certification. Provides that the fine for each subsequent offense shall be double the amount of the fine assessed against the contractor for the
S293 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 293 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 5, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. DIAZ -- 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 safety training for certain employees THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The labor law is amended by adding a new section 202-l to read as follows: S 202-L. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION (OSHA) CONSTRUCTION SAFETY AND HEALTH COURSE. 1. EVERY CONTRACT FOR THE CONSTRUCTION, RECONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE AND/OR REPAIR OF ANY CONTRACT WHERE THE TOTAL COST OF ALL WORK TO BE PERFORMED UNDER THE CONTRACT IS TWO HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS OR MORE, SHALL CONTAIN A PROVISION REQUIRING THAT ALL LABORERS, WORKERS, AND MECHANICS EMPLOYED IN THE PERFORMANCE OF THE CONTRACT ON THE WORK SITE, EITHER BY THE CONTRACTOR, SUB-CONTRACTOR OR OTHER PERSON DOING OR CONTRACTING TO DO THE WHOLE OR A PART OF THE WORK CONTEMPLATED BY THE CONTRACT, SHALL BE CERTIFIED PRIOR TO PERFORMING ANY WORK ON THE PROJECT AS HAVING SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED A COURSE IN CONSTRUCTION SAFETY AND HEALTH APPROVED BY THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR'S OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION THAT IS AT LEAST TEN HOURS IN DURATION. THE CONTRACTOR SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR SUBMITTING A CERTIFICATION TO THE DEPARTMENT PRIOR TO THE COMMENCE- MENT OF ANY WORK ON THE PROJECT. 2. IF ANY PERSON PERFORMS ANY WORK ON A CONTRACT WITHOUT FIRST HAVING COMPLETED HIS OR HER TEN HOURS AS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION, THEN THE CONTRACTOR SHALL BE LIABLE FOR A FINE, PAYABLE TO THE DEPARTMENT, IN THE AMOUNT OF FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR ITS FIRST OFFENSE. THE AMOUNT OF FINE FOR EACH SUBSEQUENT OFFENSE SHALL BE DOUBLE THE AMOUNT OF THE FINE ASSESSED AGAINST THE CONTRACTOR FOR THE IMME- DIATELY PRIOR OFFENSE. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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