senate Bill S6265A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Ensures that utility employees receive the prevailing wage

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.610
substituted for a8083a
referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 19, 2019 ordered to third reading cal.1789
Jun 14, 2019 print number 6265a
Jun 14, 2019 amend and recommit to labor
May 31, 2019 referred to labor

Co-Sponsors

S6265 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8083
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§230, 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 237, 238 & 239, Lab L

S6265 - Summary

Ensures that utility employees, who currently fall outside the definition of an employee that may receive the prevailing wage, fall under such wage requirements.

S6265 - Sponsor Memo

S6265 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6265

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 31, 2019
                               ___________

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  ensuring  that  utility
  employees receive the prevailing wage

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

  Section 1. Section 230 of the labor law, as added by  chapter  777  of
the laws of 1971, subdivision 1 as amended and subdivision 9 as added by
chapter 542 of the laws of 1984, subdivision 4 as amended by chapter 678
of  the laws of 2007, and subdivisions 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14 as added by
chapter 547 of the laws of 1998, is amended to read as follows:
  § 230. Definitions. As used in this article:
  1. "Building service employee" or "employee" means any person perform-
ing work in connection with the  care  or  maintenance  of  an  existing
building OR FACILITY, or in connection with the transportation of office
furniture  or  equipment  to  or  from  such building OR FACILITY, or in
connection with the transportation and delivery of fossil fuel  to  such
building  OR  FACILITY,  for a contractor under a contract with a public
agency which is in excess of one thousand five hundred dollars  and  the
principal  purpose  of  which  is to furnish services through the use of
building service employees OR AT A COVERED UTILITY LOCATION.
  "Building service employee" or "employee" includes, but is not  limit-
ed,  to,  watchman,  guard, doorman, building cleaner, porter, handyman,
janitor, gardener, groundskeeper, stationary fireman, elevator  operator
and  starter, window cleaner, and occupations relating to the collection
of garbage or refuse, and to the transportation of office furniture  and
equipment,  and  to  the  transportation and delivery of fossil fuel but
does not include clerical, sales, professional, technician  and  related
occupations.
  "Building  service  employee"  or "employee" also does not include any
employee to whom the provisions of articles eight and  eight-a  of  this

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

Co-Sponsors

S6265A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8083
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§230, 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 237, 238 & 239, Lab L

S6265A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Ensures that utility employees, who currently fall outside the definition of an employee that may receive the prevailing wage, fall under such wage requirements.

S6265A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6265A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6265--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 31, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GIANARIS, BIAGGI, STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the labor law, in  relation  to  ensuring  that  utility
  employees receive the prevailing wage

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

  Section 1. Section 230 of the labor law, as added by  chapter  777  of
the laws of 1971, subdivision 1 as amended and subdivision 9 as added by
chapter 542 of the laws of 1984, subdivision 4 as amended by chapter 678
of  the laws of 2007, and subdivisions 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14 as added by
chapter 547 of the laws of 1998, is amended to read as follows:
  § 230. Definitions. As used in this article:
  1. "Building service employee" or "employee" means any person perform-
ing work in connection with the  care  or  maintenance  of  an  existing
building OR FACILITY, or in connection with the transportation of office
furniture  or  equipment  to  or  from  such building OR FACILITY, or in
connection with the transportation and delivery of fossil fuel  to  such
building  OR  FACILITY,  for a contractor under a contract with a public
agency which is in excess of one thousand five hundred dollars  and  the
principal  purpose  of  which  is to furnish services through the use of
building service employees OR AT A COVERED UTILITY LOCATION.
  "Building service employee" or "employee" includes, but is not  limit-
ed,  to,  watchman,  guard, doorman, building cleaner, porter, handyman,
janitor, gardener, groundskeeper, stationary fireman, elevator  operator
and  starter, window cleaner, and occupations relating to the collection
of garbage or refuse, and to the transportation of office furniture  and
equipment,  and  to  the  transportation and delivery of fossil fuel but
does not include clerical, sales, professional, technician  and  related
occupations.
  "Building  service  employee"  or "employee" also does not include any
employee to whom the provisions of articles eight and [eight-a]  EIGHT-A
of this chapter are applicable.  "BUILDING SERVICE EMPLOYEE" OR "EMPLOY-

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