senate Bill S2012
(D, IP, WF) 35th Senate District
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
Allows certain not-for-profits to make purchases through use of county contracts.
TITLE OF BILL:
to amend the general municipal law, in relation to allowing
not-for-profits to make purchases through county contracts
PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:
To allow not-for-profit corporations that provide services to a county
to make purchases or to contract for services through the county
which the not-for-profit has a contract with in the same manner that
political subdivisions and districts located within the county can.
SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
Section 1 of the bill amends the general municipal law by adding a new
Section 109-c to authorize not-for-profit corporations that provide a
service to a county, to make purchases or to contract for services,
other than services subject to Article eight, or any provision of the
labor law, through the county which the not-for-profit has a contract
Section 2 of this bill is the effective date.
During these difficult economic times, local governments are
struggling to provide essential services while minimizing the impact
to taxpayers the rising costs for both commodities and services. One
way in which local governments are successfully minimizing costs to
taxpayers is through the collaborative procurement of goods and
services with other local governments.
As not-for-profits that provide services to counties are also
struggling during these economic times, this legislation will allow
not-for-profit corporations to also procure goods and services
collaboratively with local governments, to minimize the cost of
2009/2010 - S.5601 - Passed Senate
This act shall take effect immediately.
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