Amendment ID: S2546-6-R1
Redraft Amendment 6
Lead contractor affirmative defense
Ms. Friedman, Messrs. Cyr, Collins, Timilty, O'Connor and Feeney and Ms. L'Italien move that the proposed new draft be amended , in section 5, by inserting after the word “owed”, in line 73, the following words:- “or incurred”; and
in said section 5, by inserting after the word “defense”, in line 84, the following words:- “to liquidated damages and attorneys’ fees and costs”; and
in said section 5, by striking out, in line 213, the words “and (iii)”, and inserting in place thereof the following words:- “(iii) a lead contractor who raises a successful affirmative defense under subsection (f) of section 148E but paid in full wages owed due to wage theft; and (iv)”.