senate Bill S4457

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to participation in state contracts by certified minority and women-owned business enterprises; relates to certain performance and payment bond requirements

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to finance
Apr 06, 2011 referred to finance

S4457 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§311, 312, 313, 315 & 316, Exec L; amd §§137, 139-f & 139-g, St Fin L

S4457 - Summary

Relates to increased participation in state contracts and subcontracts by certified minority and women-owned business enterprises; requires quarterly reports from contracting agencies; addresses consequences if contracting agency fails to comply with reporting requirements; relates to certain performance and payment bond requirements.

S4457 - Sponsor Memo

S4457 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4457

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 6, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SMITH  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to amend the executive  law,  in  relation  to  participation  by
  minority  group  members  and  women  with  respect  to  certain state
  contracts; and to amend the state finance law, in relation to perform-
  ance and payment bond requirements

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

  Section  1.  Subdivisions 3 and 4 of section 311 of the executive law,
subdivision 3 as added by chapter 261 of the laws  of  1988,  paragraphs
(d)  and  (e)  of  subdivision 3 as amended by chapter 55 of the laws of
1992, paragraphs (g) and (h) of subdivision 3 as amended  and  paragraph
(i)  of  subdivision 3 as added by section 1 of part BB of chapter 59 of
the laws of 2006 and subdivision 4 as amended by chapter 361 of the laws
of 2009, are amended to read as follows:
  3. The director shall have the following powers and duties:
  (a) to encourage and assist contracting agencies in their  efforts  to
increase  participation by minority and women-owned business enterprises
on state contracts and subcontracts so as to facilitate the award  of  a
fair  share  of  such contracts to them AND TO PROVIDE ON THE DIVISION'S
WEBSITE A LIST OF EACH CONTRACTING  AGENCY'S  MINORITY  AND  WOMEN-OWNED
BUSINESS ENTERPRISES CERTIFICATION OUTREACH SEMINARS;
  (b) to develop standardized forms and reporting documents necessary to
implement this article;
  (c)  to conduct educational OUTREACH programs TO ENCOURAGE THE CERTIF-
ICATION OF MINORITY AND WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESS ENTERPRISES consistent with
the purposes of this article;
  (d) to review [periodically] QUARTERLY the practices and procedures of
each contracting agency with respect to compliance with  the  provisions
of  this  article,  and  to  require  them  to file [periodic] QUARTERLY
reports with the division of minority and women's  business  development

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10459-01-1

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