1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Executive
  4. Article 15-A: Participation By Minority Group Members and Women With Respect to State Contracts


Section 316-A Prohibitions in contracts; violations

Executive (EXC)

Every contracting agency shall include a provision in its state contracts expressly providing that any contractor who willfully and intentionally fails to comply with the minority and women-owned participation requirements of this article as set forth in such state contract shall be liable to the contracting agency for liquidated or other appropriate damages and shall provide for other appropriate remedies on account of such breach. A contracting agency that elects to proceed against a contractor for breach of contract as provided in this section shall be precluded from seeking enforcement pursuant to section three hundred sixteen of this article; provided however, that the contracting agency shall include a summary of all enforcement actions undertaken pursuant to this section in its annual report submitted pursuant to subdivision three of section three hundred fifteen of this article.

  * NB Repealed December 31, 2024