senate Bill S5273

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the procurement process of homeland security goods and services for state and local government

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Jun 06, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Jan 04, 2012 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
May 10, 2011 reported and committed to finance
May 03, 2011 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

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Jun 5, 2012 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Jun 5, 2012

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May 10, 2011 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: May 10, 2011

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S5273 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Homeland Security
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S4734

S5273 - Summary

Relates to the procurement process of homeland security goods and services for state and local government; exempts homeland security purchases from pre-audit by the state comptroller; requires all homeland security commodities to be from the approved list of expenditures; exempts homeland security contracts from advertising in the procurement opportunities newsletter  (view more) provides for the repeal of the provisions of this act two years after its effective date.

S5273 - Sponsor Memo

S5273 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5273

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BALL  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs

AN ACT relating to the procurement process of homeland security  related
  goods  and  services  and  providing for the repeal of such provisions
  upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  Homeland  security  procurement.   1. Notwithstanding the
provisions of any law, regulation or executive order  to  the  contrary,
any  purchase by the state or by a state agency or local government unit
of commodities, services, including technology to conform to article  11
of  the state finance law, that is related to homeland security and paid
for or reimbursed by federal funds awarded by  the  U.S.  department  of
homeland  security  shall  be  exempt  from pre-audit by the state comp-
troller as outlined in section 112 of the state finance law.
  2. All homeland security commodities, services,  including  technology
to  conform  to  article  11 of the state finance law, shall be from the
approved list of expenditures as outlined in federal grant guidance  and
be  subject  to the approval of the state administrative agency adminis-
tering the federal homeland security funds.
  3. Any state agency or local unit of  government  purchasing  homeland
security commodities, services, including technology to conform to arti-
cle  11 of the state finance law, must submit for the procurement record
a statement of justification that articulates  the  form,  function  and
utility  of  the  contract  selected,  and  an indication as to why such
contract is a best value for the state.  All  such  procurement  records
shall be subject to both state and federal audit.
  4.  Homeland  security procurement contracts may be exempt from adver-
tising in the procurement opportunities newsletter providing that  home-
land security procurement contract solicitations be conspicuously adver-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11288-01-1

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