senate Bill S1330

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes political subdivisions to award public contracts to participants of a MWBE program at a cost premium not to exceed ten percent of the lowest bid

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 04, 2012 referred to local government
Jan 06, 2011 referred to local government

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S1330 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1906
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §104-a, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3185, A6807

S1330 - Summary

Authorizes political subdivisions to award public contracts to participants of a minority and women owned business enterprise program at a cost premium not to exceed ten percent of the lowest bid.

S1330 - Sponsor Memo

S1330 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1330

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  DILAN,  DIAZ,  HASSELL-THOMPSON -- 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 authorizing
  political subdivisions to award public contracts to participants of  a
  minority and women owned business enterprise program at a cost premium
  not  to exceed ten percent of the lowest bid as an available remedy to
  a demonstrated disparity

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

  Section  1.  Section 104-a of the general municipal law, as amended by
chapter 468 of the laws of 1994, is amended to read as follows:
  S 104-a. Purchasing [of products] for public use.  1.  Notwithstanding
the  provisions  of section one hundred three of this [chapter] ARTICLE,
when purchasing products the officer, board or agency of  any  political
subdivision  or  of  any  district  therein charged with the awarding of
public contracts may, wherever recycled products meet contract  specifi-
cations  and  the  price  of  such  products  is reasonably competitive,
purchase such products. For the purpose of  this  [section]  SUBDIVISION
and  until  July  first, nineteen hundred ninety-six, "recycled product"
shall mean any product which has been manufactured from secondary  mate-
rials, as defined in subdivision one of section two hundred sixty-one of
the  economic  development  law,  and  meets  secondary material content
requirements adopted by the office of general services  [under  subdivi-
sion  one of section one hundred seventy-seven of the state finance law]
for products available to the political subdivision  or  district  under
state  contract  or,  if no such contract for such product is available,
any product which meets  the  secondary  material  content  requirements
adopted by the political subdivision or district thereof with respect to
a  specific  commodity  procurement  by  such  entity. On and after July
first, nineteen hundred ninety-six, "recycled product" shall  mean,  for

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02925-01-1

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