senate Bill S1353

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes political subdivisions to award public competitively bid contracts to businesses that participate in certain programs

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  • Introduced
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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to local government
Jan 06, 2011 referred to local government

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S1353 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10057
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §104-a, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S3514, A7369
2011-2012: A5469

S1353 - Summary

Authorizes political subdivisions to award publicly competitively bid contracts to businesses that participate in a program designed to foster participation by local businesses in public procurement at a cost premium not to exceed ten percent of the lowest bid.

S1353 - Sponsor Memo

S1353 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1353

                       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 competitively bid contracts  to
  businesses  that  participate  in a program designed to foster partic-
  ipation by local businesses in public procurement at  a  cost  premium
  not to exceed ten percent of the lowest bid

  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 subdivision
[one  of section one hundred seventy-seven] THREE OF SECTION ONE HUNDRED
SIXTY-FIVE of the state finance law for products available to the  poli-
tical  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 subdi-
vision or district thereof with respect to a specific commodity procure-
ment by such entity. On and after July first, nineteen  hundred  ninety-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02926-01-1

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