senate Bill S2013A
(D, IP, WF) 35th Senate District
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
Provides for the Information Technology Procurement Savings Act of 2012; provides local governments and school districts more contracting flexibility; and provides for purchasing services through the department of education.
TITLE OF BILL:
to amend the general municipal law and the education law, in relation
to the information technology procurement savings act of 2012;
provides local governments and school districts more contract
flexibility; and provides for purchasing services
PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:
This legislation aims to provide local governments and school
districts with greater contract flexibility with regard to purchasing
information technology and telecommunications equipment and services.
SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
Section 1 of the legislation cities this act as "the information
technology procurement savings act of 2012.
Section 2 of the bill amends Section 103 of the general municipal law
by adding subdivision 16 to allow a political
subdivision or any district the option of purchasing information
technology telecommunications hardware, software, and professional
services through cooperative purchasing.
Section 3 of this bill amends the general municipal law by adding a
new section 109-c to allow any officer, board or agency of a village,
town or county to make purchases through any local school or BOCES
Section 4 of the bill amends the education law by adding a new article
25 to authorize any local or school board of cooperative educational
services district to enter into agreements to share procurement
contracts for telecommunications and information technology services
offered by the department with any officer, board or agency of a
village, town or county.
Section 5 of the bill sets an immediate the effective date, and shall
apply to procurement contracts entered into on or after such
This legislation will provide fiscal relief and increased operational
flexibility for local governments and school districts by allowing
for the purchasing of information technology and telecommunication
products and services through cooperative purchasing through certain
contracts let by other local government officials and school districts.
2009/2010 - S.5600B - Passed Senate
None to the state. Savings will be realized by localities and school
This act shall take effect immediately and shall apply to procurement
contracts entered into on or after such effective date.
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