Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 13, 2023||
referred to labor
Senate Bill S4668
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Labor Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S4668 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S4668 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4668 SPONSOR: RAMOS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the labor law, in relation to prevailing wage require- ments applicable to public works and construction projects performed under private contract PURPOSE: This legislation ensures that all public works construction projects receiving state funding are subject to prevailing wage statutes. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Amends the definition of public works under subdivision 5 of section 220 of labor law to include all fixed works constructed or demolished by any public body funded by public funds. Public funds shall incle any bonds, grants, loans, or any other state money. Section 2. Amends the covered project definition in subdivision 1 and
2023-S4668 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4668 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 13, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. RAMOS -- 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 prevailing wage require- ments applicable to public works and construction projects performed under private contract THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section 220 of the labor law is amended by adding a new paragraph m to read as follows: M. "PUBLIC WORKS" SHALL MEAN ALL FIXED WORKS CONSTRUCTED OR DEMOLISHED BY ANY PUBLIC BODY OR PAID FOR WHOLLY OR IN PART OUT OF PUBLIC FUNDS. "PUBLIC WORKS" SHALL INCLUDE ALL PROJECTS FINANCED IN WHOLE OR IN PART WITH BONDS, GRANTS, LOANS, OR OTHER FUNDS MADE AVAILABLE BY OR THROUGH THE STATE OR ANY OF ITS POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS. § 2. Subdivision 1 and paragraph a of subdivision 2 of section 224-a of the labor law, as added by section 1 of part FFF of chapter 58 of the laws of 2020, are amended to read as follows: 1. Subject to the provisions of this section, each "covered project" as defined in this section shall be subject to prevailing wage require- ments in accordance with section two hundred twenty and two hundred twenty-b of this article. A "covered project" shall mean construction work done under contract which is paid for in whole or in part out of public funds as such term is defined in this section [where the amount of all such public funds, when aggregated, is at least thirty percent of the total construction project costs and] where such project costs are over five million dollars except as provided for by section two hundred twenty-four-c of this article. a. The payment of money, by a public entity, or a third party acting on behalf of and for the benefit of a public entity, directly to or on behalf of the contractor, subcontractor, developer or owner [that is not subject to repayment]; § 3. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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