Makes permanent certain provisions relating to contracts for public work and building service work.
TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend chapter 678 of the laws of 2007 amending the labor law relating to contracts for public work and building service work, in relation to making such provisions permanent
PURPOSE OF THE BILL: This bill extends the ability of the Department of Labor to enforce the prevailing wage law on public work projects where contractual relationships with the contractor exists.
SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: § 1- Amends § 5 of chapter 678 of the laws of 2007 to extend the effectiveness thereof.
§ 2- Effective date.
JUSTIFICATION: Present law, which is set to expire October 27, 2012, provides that the Department of Labor shall enforce Article 8 of the labor law on public work projects where the involvement of a third party obviates the existence of a direct contractual relationship between the public owner and the contractor performing the work, by providing that such an arrangement constitutes a "contract" for purposes of the Article.
PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: Chapter 678 of the laws of 2007
FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.
EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 6923--A IN SENATE April 11, 2012 ___________Introduced by Sen. GOLDEN -- 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 chapter 678 of the laws of 2007 amending the labor law relating to contracts for public work and building service work, in relation to making such provisions permanent THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 5 of chapter 678 of the laws of 2007 amending the labor law relating to contracts for public work and building service work is amended to read as follows: S 5. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall have become a law, and shall apply to all contracts or other agreements entered into on or after such date
[; and shall expire and be deemed repealed 5 years after such effective date]. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD15326-02-2