senate Bill S4875

Authorizes a pooled purchasing program for certain services and commodities

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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  • 29 / Apr / 2013
    • REFERRED TO AGING
  • 21 / May / 2013
    • REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE
  • 11 / Jun / 2013
    • REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
  • 11 / Jun / 2013
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1285
  • 12 / Jun / 2013
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 12 / Jun / 2013
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 12 / Jun / 2013
    • REFERRED TO AGING
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • DIED IN ASSEMBLY
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • RETURNED TO SENATE
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • REFERRED TO AGING
  • 20 / May / 2014
    • REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE

Summary

Authorizes a pooled purchasing program for certain services and commodities, including, but not limited to, liability and motor vehicle insurance.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A432A
Versions:
S4875
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง203, Eld L

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BILL NUMBER:S4875

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the elder law, in relation to authoriz-
ing a pooled purchasing program for certain services and commodities

PURPOSE:

To reduce costs of commodities and services to authorized agencies an
local service providers in the aging network.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Adds a new subdivision 11 to section 203 of the elder law, to authorize
the state office for the aging to coordinate, encourage, and cooperate
in the of a pooled purchasing program for certain services and commod-
ities, including but not limited to liability and vehicle insurance and
gasoline on behalf of entities, programs, and services for the aging
over which it has jurisdiction, oversight, or other contractual
relationship. The agency is also required to develop a process to work
with OGS to bring these agencies into the non-state agency services and
commodities purchasing program through centralized contracts.

EXISTING LAW:

New bill.

JUSTIFICATION:

The ability to pool purchasing requests for services, commodities, auto-
mobile and liability insurance and other items should result in lower
costs for those entities under the jurisdiction of SOFA. Note that this
does not require that SOFA establish a pool, only that it help in the
creation of such pool or pools.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

S.6964 - 2007-08 Referred to Aging,Committed to Rules
S.2026 - 2009-10 Referred to Aging, Committed to Rules
S.2174 - 2091 Referred to Aging, Referred to Finance
2012 - Passed Senate

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

Immediate.

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

                                  4875

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 29, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GOLDEN,  AVELLA, GRIFFO, LARKIN -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Aging

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  elder  law, in relation to authorizing a pooled
  purchasing program for certain services and commodities

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

  Section  1.  Section  203  of the elder law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 11 to read as follows:
  11. IN ADDITION TO THE POWERS AND  DUTIES  CONTAINED  IN  SECTION  TWO
HUNDRED TWO OF THIS TITLE, THE OFFICE IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO COORDINATE
AND  ENCOURAGE  THE DEVELOPMENT OF, AND/OR COOPERATE WITH NOT-FOR-PROFIT
OR FOR-PROFIT OR PUBLIC ENTITIES, ON BEHALF OF AGING SERVICES  ENTITIES,
DEFINED,  FOR  PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION AS PROGRAMS AND SERVICES FOR
THE AGING OVER WHICH THE OFFICE HAS JURISDICTION,  OVERSIGHT,  OR  OTHER
CONTRACTUAL  RELATIONSHIP,  FOR  THE OPERATION OF A PURCHASING OR POOLED
PURCHASING PROGRAM FOR CERTAIN SERVICES AND COMMODITIES, INCLUDING,  BUT
NOT  LIMITED  TO, LIABILITY AND MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE, AND MOTOR FUEL,
AS SHALL BE DETERMINED BY THE OFFICE AFTER CONSULTATION WITH  THE  ADVI-
SORY COMMITTEE FOR THE AGING AND OTHERS. THE OFFICE SHALL ALSO DEVELOP A
PROCESS  WITH  THE  OFFICE  OF GENERAL SERVICES TO PURCHASE COMMODITIES,
SERVICES,  AND  TECHNOLOGY  THROUGH  THE  OFFICE  OF  GENERAL  SERVICES'
CENTRALIZED  CONTRACTS ON BEHALF OF SUCH AGING SERVICES ENTITIES, PURSU-
ANT TO SECTION ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-THREE OF THE STATE  FINANCE  LAW,  AND,
ANY  OTHER  PROVISION  OF ANY OTHER LAW TO THE CONTRARY NOTWITHSTANDING,
SUCH AGING SERVICES ENTITIES SHALL BE DEEMED NON-STATE  AGENCY  PURCHAS-
ERS,  AS  SUCH  TERM  IS DEFINED IN SUBPARAGRAPH (XII) OF PARAGRAPH K OF
SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-THREE OF THE STATE  FINANCE
LAW.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02642-03-3

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