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A05006 Summary:

Amd 220 & 224-a, Lab L
Relates to prevailing wage requirements applicable to public works and certain construction projects performed under private contract and paid for with public funds.
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A05006 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2023-2024 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 27, 2023
        Introduced by M. of A. BURGOS -- read once and referred 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:
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section 220 of the labor law is amended by
     2  adding a new paragraph m to read as follows:
     3    m. "Public works" shall mean all fixed works constructed or demolished
     4  by any public body or paid for wholly or in part out  of  public  funds.
     5  "Public  works"  shall include all projects financed in whole or in part
     6  with bonds, grants, loans, or other funds made available by  or  through
     7  the state or any of its political subdivisions.
     8    §  2.  Subdivision 1 and paragraph a of subdivision 2 of section 224-a
     9  of the labor law, as added by section 1 of part FFF of chapter 58 of the
    10  laws of 2020, are amended to read as follows:
    11    1. Subject to the provisions of this section, each  "covered  project"
    12  as  defined in this section shall be subject to prevailing wage require-
    13  ments in accordance with section two  hundred  twenty  and  two  hundred
    14  twenty-b  of  this  article. A "covered project" shall mean construction
    15  work done under contract which is paid for in whole or in  part  out  of
    16  public  funds  as such term is defined in this section [where the amount
    17  of all such public funds, when aggregated, is at least thirty percent of
    18  the total construction project costs and] where such project  costs  are
    19  over  five million dollars except as provided for by section two hundred
    20  twenty-four-c of this article.
    21    a. The payment of money, by a public entity, or a third  party  acting
    22  on  behalf  of and for the benefit of a public entity, directly to or on
    23  behalf of the contractor, subcontractor, developer or owner [that is not
    24  subject to repayment];
    25    § 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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