N.Y. Public Authorities Law Section 1269-G
Requirements for certain authority contracts and related subcontracts


1.

Any contractor or subcontractor subject to the posting requirements of paragraph a of subdivision three-a of Labor Law § 220 (Hours, wages and supplements)section two hundred twenty of the labor law with respect to a public works contract of the authority shall:

(a)

post information conforming to the provisions of subdivision two of this section in one or more conspicuous places at each major workplace site where persons who perform work on the contract or subcontract, including management, are most likely to see such postings; provided that, this requirement may be satisfied by the displaying of such information with other notices that inform persons of rights under federal or state laws or rules, human resource policies, or collective bargaining agreements;

(b)

post information conforming to the provisions of subdivision two of this section on an internet and intranet website, if any, of that person or business organization; provided that, this requirement may be satisfied by providing on such website a conspicuous hyperlink to the authority website maintained pursuant to subdivision three of this section, which hyperlink shall be labeled “Protections for Reporting Fraud in New York”;

(c)

distribute information specified in subdivision two of this section to those persons, including employees and managers, who perform work on the contract; provided that, this requirement may be satisfied by distributing such information in an employee handbook or through a specific electronic communication containing the information to a known electronic mail address maintained by the person; and

(d)

comply with the provisions of this subdivision, and provide to the authority satisfactory evidence of such compliance, within ninety days.

2.

The disclosures required by subdivision one of this section shall:

(a)

provide the telephone numbers and addresses to report information of fraud or other illegal activity to the appropriate officers of the inspector general of the authority and the attorney-general of the state;

(b)

describe in detail conduct prohibited by State Finance Law § 189 (Liability for certain acts)section one hundred eighty-nine of the state finance law, and the role of that act in preventing and detecting fraud and abuse in work paid for by the authority or with funds originating from the authority;

(c)

notify prospective qui tam plaintiffs on how to file a qui tam action, including the necessity to contact private counsel skilled in filing such actions and of the potential for cash rewards in such actions based on the percentage of the funds recovered by the government; and

(d)

describe prohibitions on employer retaliation against persons who file or assist actions under article thirteen of the state finance law (the New York false claims act) pursuant to State Finance Law § 191 (Remedies)section one hundred ninety-one of the state finance law, or who report illegal conduct that threatens the health or safety of the public pursuant to Labor Law § 740 (Retaliatory action by employers)section seven hundred forty of the labor law.

3.

No later than forty-five days after the effective date of this section, the authority shall establish and continuously maintain on its public website and its intranet site a page that shall provide the information specified in subdivision two of this section, and that shall also provide sample statements, displays and other materials suitable for insertion in employee handbooks or posting at workplaces or on websites that would satisfy the disclosure requirements of this section.

4.

On and after the effective date of this section, the authority shall not enter into any contract described in subdivision one of this section that does not incorporate the terms of this section.

5.

Material compliance by a covered person or business organization that has contracted with the authority under a contract that incorporates the terms of this section shall be a material condition of payment for the provision of goods or services.

6.

The authority is authorized to adopt such rules and regulations as are necessary to effect the purposes of this section.

Source: Section 1269-G — Requirements for certain authority contracts and related subcontracts, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PBA/1269-G (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jul. 13, 2024).

1260
Short title
1261
Definitions
1262
Metropolitan commuter transportation district
1263
Metropolitan transportation authority
1264
Purposes of the authority
1264‑A
State of emergency
1265
General powers of the authority
1265‑A
Contracts
1265‑B
Metropolitan transportation authority small business mentoring program
1266
Special powers of the authority
1266‑A
Medical emergency services
1266‑B
Medical emergency services plan
1266‑C
Transit projects
1266‑D
Long Island rail road commuter’s council
1266‑E
Metro-North rail commuter council
1266‑F
Medical emergency services plan
1266‑G
Excess loss fund
1266‑H
Authority police force
1266‑I
The permanent citizens advisory committee
1266‑J
Metropolitan transportation authority pledge to customers
1266‑K
Expired fare transfer policy
1266‑L
Surveillance cameras
1266‑L*2
Light duty for employees
1266‑M
Information concerning services for human trafficking victims
1267
Acquisition and disposition of real property
1267‑A
Acquisition and disposition of real property by department of transportation
1267‑B
Transit facilities for transit construction fund
1268
Co-operation and assistance of other agencies
1268‑A
Promotion of qualified transportation fringes
1269
Notes, bonds and other obligations of the authority
1269‑A
Metropolitan transportation authority capital program review board
1269‑B
Capital program plans
1269‑C
Metropolitan transportation authority capital program review board
1269‑D
Submission of strategic operation plan
1269‑E
Financial and operational reports
1269‑F
Mission statement and measurement report
1269‑G
Requirements for certain authority contracts and related subcontracts
1270
Reserve funds and appropriations
1270‑A
Metropolitan transportation authority special assistance fund
1270‑B
Metropolitan transportation authority Dutchess, Orange and Rockland fund
1270‑C
Metropolitan transportation authority dedicated tax fund
1270‑D
Consolidated financings
1270‑E
Implementation of the Transportation Infrastructure Bond Act of 2000
1270‑F
Implementation of the rebuild and renew New York transportation bond act of two thousand five
1270‑G
Regulation of certain authority expenditures
1270‑H
Metropolitan transportation authority finance fund
1270‑I
New York city transportation assistance fund
1270‑J
Metropolitan transportation authority commercial gaming revenue fund
1271
Agreement of the state
1272
Right of state to require redemption of bonds
1273
Remedies of noteholders and bondholders
1274
Notes and bonds as legal investment
1275
Exemption from taxation
1276
Actions against the authority
1276‑A
Annual audit of authority
1276‑B
Authority budget and financial plan
1276‑C
Independent audit of authority
1276‑D
Independent audit by the legislature
1276‑E
Reporting
1276‑F
Metropolitan transportation authority transit performance metrics
1277
Station operation and maintenance
1277‑A
Transfer and receipt of surplus funds
1278
Title not affected if in part unconstitutional or ineffective
1279
Metropolitan transportation authority inspector general
1279‑A
Management advisory board
1279‑B
Transition--election to withdraw from the metropolitan commuter transportation district
1279‑C
The office of legislative and community input
1279‑D
Supplemental revenue reporting program
1279‑E
Assignment, transfer, sharing or consolidating powers, functions or activities
1279‑F
Independent forensic audit
1279‑G
Major construction review unit
1279‑H
Debarment
1279‑I
Open data reporting
1279‑L
Right to share employees

Accessed:
Jul. 13, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 1269-G’s source at nysenate​.gov

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