assembly Bill A9872

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Enacts the "roadway excavation quality assurance act"

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Feb 20, 2020 referred to labor

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A9872 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3699
Current Committee:
Assembly Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §28, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A6970
2013-2014: A5234
2015-2016: A3328
2017-2018: A4871, S8773

A9872 (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.

A9872 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9872
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 20, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. REYES -- 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".
   §  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.
                                                            LBD04410-01-9