|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 15, 2018||referred to labor|
senate Bill S8773
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Labor Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S8773 (ACTIVE) - Details
S8773 (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.
S8773 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8773 SPONSOR: GIANARIS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the labor law, in relation to enacting the "roadway excavation quality assurance act" PURPOSE: To ensure quality skilled laborers perform road excavation projects and require that workers be paid a prevailing wage. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 provides the title of the act. Section 2 amends the labor law, adding a new section 28 to require competent, skilled workers perform excavation projects on streets where a permit is required. It also requires that workers on these projects be paid a prevailing wage.
S8773 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8773 I N S E N A T E May 15, 2018 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GIANARIS -- 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 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". § 2. The labor law is amended by adding a new section 28 to read as follows: § 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. § 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. LBD06115-01-7
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