senate Bill S3323

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Enacts the "Omnibus Prevailing Wage Enforcement Act"

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to labor
Jan 31, 2013 referred to labor

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S3323 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §223-a, amd §§220, 231 & 233, Lab L; amd §103, Gen Muni L; amd §§87 & 89, Pub Off L; amd §§1 & 2, Chap 511 of 1995
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3273A
2009-2010: S5254

S3323 - Summary

Enacts the "Omnibus Prevailing Wage Enforcement Act"; creates the office of the prevailing wage fraud inspector general for increased vigilance in the effort to achieve prevailing wage enforcement; allows public authorities to require that successful bidders for public works jobs participate in a state-sponsored apprenticeship program; makes related provisions.

S3323 - Sponsor Memo

S3323 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3323

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 31, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HASSELL-THOMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor

AN ACT to amend the labor law, the general municipal law and the  public
  officers  law,  in relation to the omnibus prevailing wage enforcement
  act and to amend chapter 511 of the laws of 1995, relating  to  estab-
  lishing  a  public  work  enforcement fund and making an appropriation
  therefor, in  relation  to  moneys  accumulated  in  the  public  work
  enforcement fund

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited  as  the  "omnibus
prevailing wage enforcement act".
  S 2. The labor law is amended by adding a new section 223-a to read as
follows:
  S  223-A.  PREVAILING  WAGE FRAUD INSPECTOR GENERAL.   1. DEFINITIONS.
FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING DEFINITIONS SHALL APPLY:
  (A) "INSPECTOR GENERAL" MEANS  THE  PREVAILING  WAGE  FRAUD  INSPECTOR
GENERAL CREATED BY THIS SECTION.
  (B)  "ASSISTANT  INSPECTOR  GENERAL"  MEANS  A  PREVAILING  WAGE FRAUD
ASSISTANT INSPECTOR GENERAL CREATED BY THIS SECTION.
  2. APPOINTMENT, COMPENSATION AND REMOVAL.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER
PROVISION  OF LAW, THE GOVERNOR SHALL APPOINT THE INSPECTOR GENERAL. THE
BOARD SHALL EMPLOY AND THE GOVERNOR SHALL FIX THE  COMPENSATION  OF  THE
INSPECTOR  GENERAL.  THE  INSPECTOR GENERAL SHALL, AND MAY DO SO WITHOUT
CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION, APPOINT AND  THE  BOARD  SHALL  EMPLOY,  SUCH
ASSISTANT  INSPECTOR GENERAL AND OTHER PERSONS AS HE OR SHE DEEMS NECES-
SARY, DETERMINE THEIR DUTIES AND FIX THEIR COMPENSATION.  SUCH ASSISTANT
INSPECTOR GENERAL SHALL ASSIST THE INSPECTOR GENERAL IN CARRYING OUT THE
INSPECTOR GENERAL'S DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES AS  SET  FORTH  IN  THIS
SECTION  AND  SHALL  HAVE  SUCH  POWERS AS GRANTED THE INSPECTOR GENERAL
UNDER THIS SECTION.  EMPLOYEES APPOINTED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION  WITH-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06464-01-3

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