Legislature adjourns – AGC NYS priority bills pass Senate and Assembly

Legislature adjourns – AGC NYS priority bills pass Senate and Assembly

Two AGC NYS priority bills were passed by the Senate and Assembly. The first bill (S.5933-A/A.2040-A)sponsored by Senator Leroy Comrie (D-Queens) and Assemblyman Ron Kim (D-Queens) authorizes contractors to recover reasonable damages for delay under limited circumstances. The second bill (S.2394/A.3552)sponsored by Senator Neil Breslin (D-Albany) and Assemblyman Mike Cusick (D-Staten Island) clarifies the meaning of “substantial completion” on public work construction projects. In the next few months, the billswill be delivered to the Governor for his approval or veto. Upon delivery to the Governor, AGC NYS members will be asked to send letters of support for the bill. The complete AGC NYS 2019 New York State Legislative Summary is available here.

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