1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Public Buildings
  4. Article 2: Commissioner of General Services

Section 19 Manner of doing work or acquiring material

Public Buildings (PBB)

The work of construction, reconstruction, alteration, repair or improvement of any state building, whether constructed or to be constructed, may be done by the employment of inmate or outside labor or both and by the purchase of materials in the open market whenever in the opinion of the department having jurisdiction over such building, and the commissioner of general services or his authorized representative, such a course shall be deemed advantageous to the state, and only upon plans and specifications prepared by the commissioner of general services, but no compensation shall be allowed for the employment of inmate labor except convict labor.