senate Bill S5525

Signed by Governor Amended

Authorizes municipalities and districts thereof to contract for certain goods and services jointly with the state or other municipalities

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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor
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  • 31 / May / 2011
    • REFERRED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT
  • 14 / Jun / 2011
    • AMEND AND RECOMMIT TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT
  • 14 / Jun / 2011
    • PRINT NUMBER 5525A
  • 16 / Jun / 2011
    • AMEND AND RECOMMIT TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT
  • 16 / Jun / 2011
    • PRINT NUMBER 5525B
  • 20 / Jun / 2011
    • COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
  • 20 / Jun / 2011
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1393
  • 20 / Jun / 2011
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 20 / Jun / 2011
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 20 / Jun / 2011
    • REFERRED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
  • 04 / Jan / 2012
    • DIED IN ASSEMBLY
  • 04 / Jan / 2012
    • RETURNED TO SENATE
  • 04 / Jan / 2012
    • REFERRED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT
  • 23 / Jan / 2012
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.91
  • 24 / Jan / 2012
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 30 / Jan / 2012
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 31 / Jan / 2012
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 31 / Jan / 2012
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 31 / Jan / 2012
    • REFERRED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
  • 15 / Jun / 2012
    • RECALLED FROM ASSEMBLY
  • 15 / Jun / 2012
    • RETURNED TO SENATE
  • 18 / Jun / 2012
    • VOTE RECONSIDERED - RESTORED TO THIRD READING
  • 18 / Jun / 2012
    • AMENDED ON THIRD READING 5525C
  • 21 / Jun / 2012
    • REPASSED SENATE
  • 21 / Jun / 2012
    • RETURNED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 21 / Jun / 2012
    • REFERRED TO WAYS AND MEANS
  • 21 / Jun / 2012
    • SUBSTITUTED FOR A8034C
  • 21 / Jun / 2012
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING RULES CAL.575
  • 21 / Jun / 2012
    • PASSED ASSEMBLY
  • 21 / Jun / 2012
    • RETURNED TO SENATE
  • 20 / Jul / 2012
    • DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR
  • 01 / Aug / 2012
    • SIGNED CHAP.308

Summary

Authorizes municipalities and districts thereof to contract for goods and services jointly with the state or other municipalities.

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Bill Details

Versions:
S5525
S5525A
S5525B
S5525C
Legislative Cycle:
2011-2012
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง103, Gen Muni L

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S5525

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the general municipal law, in relation to providing local
governments greater contract flexibility and cost savings by permitting
certain shared purchasing among political subdivisions;
and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration
thereof

PURPOSE:
Authorizes municipalities and districts thereof to contract for goods
and services jointly with the state or other municipalities.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Section 1 amends section 103 of the general municipal law is amended
by adding a new subdivision 16 to authorize any officer, board or
agency of a county, political subdivision or any district therein
authorized to make purchases of apparatus, materials, equipment or
supplies, or to contract for services, may make such purchases, or
may contract for such services, as may be required by such county,
political subdivision or district there on through the use of a
contract let by the state or any other county or political
subdivision if such contract was let in a manner that constitutes a
full and open competition and made available for use by other
government entities.

Section 2 contains the effective date.

JUSTIFICATION:
Cooperative purchasing, also commonly referred to as piggy-backing, is
a procurement method whereby if a government agency has already gone
through the procurement process and awarded a contract to one or more
venders for a particular product or service, the contract can be
utilized by other government agencies on the same terms and
conditions. Piggy-backing has been proven to reduce administrative
and product cost, increased efficiencies and stretch shrinking
budgets during difficult times.

Forty-eight states have either explicitly authorized cooperative
purchasing or they have enacted a general joint powers statute or
intergovernmental cooperation law that permits local public agencies
to purchase from cooperative contracts that were solicited by another
public agency.

New York does not have statutory language in place that authorizes
cooperative purchasing between New York's local governments and state
and local governments elsewhere in the United States. This bill would
amend the General Municipal law to allow for such cooperative
purchasing.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
New Bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None to the State


EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect immediately, and shall expire and be deemed
repealed five years after such date.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5525

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 31, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LITTLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to amend the general municipal  law,  in  relation  to  providing
  local  governments  greater  contract  flexibility and cost savings by
  permitting certain shared purchasing among political subdivisions; and
  providing for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration there-
  of

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Section  103  of  the general municipal law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 16 to read as follows:
  16. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION ONE, TWO  AND  THREE
OF THIS SECTION, AND SECTION ONE HUNDRED FOUR OF THIS ARTICLE, ANY OFFI-
CER,  BOARD  OR  AGENCY  OF  A  COUNTY,  POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OR OF ANY
DISTRICT THEREIN AUTHORIZED TO MAKE PURCHASES OF  APPARATUS,  MATERIALS,
EQUIPMENT  OR  SUPPLIES,  OR  TO  CONTRACT  FOR  SERVICES, MAY MAKE SUCH
PURCHASES, OR MAY CONTRACT FOR SUCH SERVICES, AS MAY BE REQUIRED BY SUCH
COUNTY, POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OR DISTRICT THEREIN THROUGH THE USE  OF  A
CONTRACT  LET  BY THE STATE OR ANY OTHER COUNTY OR POLITICAL SUBDIVISION
IF SUCH CONTRACT WAS LET IN A MANNER THAT CONSTITUTES A  FULL  AND  OPEN
COMPETITION AND MADE AVAILABLE FOR USE BY OTHER GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES.
  THE   AUTHORITY  PROVIDED  TO  COUNTIES,  POLITICAL  SUBDIVISIONS  AND
DISTRICTS THEREIN PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION  SHALL  NOT  RELIEVE  ANY
OBLIGATION  OF  SUCH COUNTY, POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OR DISTRICT TO COMPLY
WITH ANY APPLICABLE MINORITY AND WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE PROGRAM
MANDATES.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately, and shall expire  and  be
deemed repealed five years after such date.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11416-02-1

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