assembly Bill A5963

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to building new one-family residential construction

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 11, 2022 held for consideration in labor
Jan 05, 2022 referred to labor
Mar 02, 2021 referred to labor

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A5963 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6662
Current Committee:
Assembly Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§240 & 241, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A2697
2011-2012: A2866
2013-2014: A4896
2015-2016: A3968
2017-2018: A1653
2019-2020: A2389

A5963 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to building new one-family residential construction.

A5963 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   5963
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               March 2, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. HAWLEY, SALKA -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Labor
 
 AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to contractors  building  new
   one-family residential construction
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. The opening paragraph of subdivision 1 of  section  240  of
 the labor law, as amended by chapter 241 of the laws of 1981, is amended
 to read as follows:
   All  contractors and owners and their agents, except owners of one and
 two-family dwellings who contract for but do not direct or  control  the
 work  AND  CONTRACTORS BUILDING NEW ONE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION,
 in the erection, demolition, repairing, altering, painting, cleaning  or
 pointing  of a building or structure shall furnish or erect, or cause to
 be furnished or erected for the performance of such labor,  scaffolding,
 hoists, stays, ladders, slings, hangers, blocks, pulleys, braces, irons,
 ropes, and other devices which shall be so constructed, placed and oper-
 ated as to give proper protection to a person so employed.
   § 2. The opening paragraph of section 241 of the labor law, as amended
 by chapter 670 of the laws of 1980, is amended to read as follows:
   All  contractors and owners and their agents, except owners of one and
 two-family dwellings who contract for but do not direct or  control  the
 work  AND  CONTRACTORS BUILDING NEW ONE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION,
 when constructing or demolishing buildings or doing  any  excavating  in
 connection therewith, shall comply with the following requirements:
   § 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
 it  shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amend-
 ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen-
 tation of this act on its effective date are authorized to be  made  and
 completed on or before such effective date.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01987-01-1