senate Bill S5525C

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes municipalities and districts thereof to contract for certain goods and services jointly with the state or other municipalities

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  • In Committee
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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 01, 2012 signed chap.308
Jul 20, 2012 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2012 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.575
substituted for a8034c
referred to ways and means
returned to assembly
repassed senate
Jun 18, 2012 amended on third reading 5525c
Jun 18, 2012 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
Jun 15, 2012 returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Jan 31, 2012 referred to local governments
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 30, 2012 advanced to third reading
Jan 24, 2012 2nd report cal.
Jan 23, 2012 1st report cal.91
Jan 04, 2012 referred to local government
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 20, 2011 referred to local governments
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1393
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 16, 2011 print number 5525b
amend and recommit to local government
Jun 14, 2011 print number 5525a
amend and recommit to local government
May 31, 2011 referred to local government

Votes

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Jan 23, 2012 - Local Government committee Vote

S5525B
8
0
committee
8
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jan 23, 2012

Jun 20, 2011 - Rules committee Vote

S5525B
24
0
committee
24
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Bill Amendments

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S5525 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8034C
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §103, Gen Muni L

S5525 - Bill Texts

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Authorizes municipalities and districts thereof to contract for goods and services jointly with the state or other municipalities.

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BILL NUMBER:S5525

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the general municipal law, in relation to providing local
governments greater contract flexibility and cost savings by permitting
certain shared purchasing among political subdivisions;
and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration
thereof

PURPOSE:
Authorizes municipalities and districts thereof to contract for goods
and services jointly with the state or other municipalities.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Section 1 amends section 103 of the general municipal law is amended
by adding a new subdivision 16 to authorize any officer, board or
agency of a county, political subdivision or any district therein
authorized to make purchases of apparatus, materials, equipment or
supplies, or to contract for services, may make such purchases, or
may contract for such services, as may be required by such county,
political subdivision or district there on through the use of a
contract let by the state or any other county or political
subdivision if such contract was let in a manner that constitutes a
full and open competition and made available for use by other
government entities.

Section 2 contains the effective date.

JUSTIFICATION:
Cooperative purchasing, also commonly referred to as piggy-backing, is
a procurement method whereby if a government agency has already gone
through the procurement process and awarded a contract to one or more
venders for a particular product or service, the contract can be
utilized by other government agencies on the same terms and
conditions. Piggy-backing has been proven to reduce administrative
and product cost, increased efficiencies and stretch shrinking
budgets during difficult times.

Forty-eight states have either explicitly authorized cooperative
purchasing or they have enacted a general joint powers statute or
intergovernmental cooperation law that permits local public agencies
to purchase from cooperative contracts that were solicited by another
public agency.

New York does not have statutory language in place that authorizes
cooperative purchasing between New York's local governments and state
and local governments elsewhere in the United States. This bill would
amend the General Municipal law to allow for such cooperative
purchasing.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
New Bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None to the State


EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect immediately, and shall expire and be deemed
repealed five years after such date.

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

                                  5525

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 31, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LITTLE -- 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  providing
  local  governments  greater  contract  flexibility and cost savings by
  permitting certain shared purchasing among political subdivisions; and
  providing for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration there-
  of

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

  Section  1.  Section  103  of  the general municipal law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 16 to read as follows:
  16. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION ONE, TWO  AND  THREE
OF THIS SECTION, AND SECTION ONE HUNDRED FOUR OF THIS ARTICLE, ANY OFFI-
CER,  BOARD  OR  AGENCY  OF  A  COUNTY,  POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OR OF ANY
DISTRICT THEREIN AUTHORIZED TO MAKE PURCHASES OF  APPARATUS,  MATERIALS,
EQUIPMENT  OR  SUPPLIES,  OR  TO  CONTRACT  FOR  SERVICES, MAY MAKE SUCH
PURCHASES, OR MAY CONTRACT FOR SUCH SERVICES, AS MAY BE REQUIRED BY SUCH
COUNTY, POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OR DISTRICT THEREIN THROUGH THE USE  OF  A
CONTRACT  LET  BY THE STATE OR ANY OTHER COUNTY OR POLITICAL SUBDIVISION
IF SUCH CONTRACT WAS LET IN A MANNER THAT CONSTITUTES A  FULL  AND  OPEN
COMPETITION AND MADE AVAILABLE FOR USE BY OTHER GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES.
  THE   AUTHORITY  PROVIDED  TO  COUNTIES,  POLITICAL  SUBDIVISIONS  AND
DISTRICTS THEREIN PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION  SHALL  NOT  RELIEVE  ANY
OBLIGATION  OF  SUCH COUNTY, POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OR DISTRICT TO COMPLY
WITH ANY APPLICABLE MINORITY AND WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE PROGRAM
MANDATES.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately, and shall expire  and  be
deemed repealed five years after such date.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11416-02-1

S5525A - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8034C
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §103, Gen Muni L

S5525A - Bill Texts

view summary

Authorizes municipalities and districts thereof to contract for goods and services jointly with the state or other municipalities.

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BILL NUMBER:S5525A

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the general municipal law, in relation to providing local
governments greater contract flexibility and cost savings by permitting
certain shared purchasing among political subdivisions;
and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration
thereof

PURPOSE:
Authorizes municipalities and districts thereof to contract for goods
and services jointly with the state or other municipalities.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Section 1 amends section 103 of the general municipal law is amended
by adding a new subdivision 16 to authorize any officer, board or
agency of a county, political subdivision or any district therein
authorized to make purchases of apparatus, materials, equipment or
supplies, or to contract for services, may make such purchases, or
may contract for such services, as may be required by such county,
political subdivision or district there on through the use of a
contract let by the state or any other county or political
subdivision if such contract was let in a manner that constitutes a
full and open competition and made available for use by other
government entities.

Section 2 contains the effective date.

JUSTIFICATION:
Cooperative purchasing, also commonly referred to as piggy-backing, is
a procurement method whereby if a government agency has already gone
through the procurement process and awarded a contract to one or more
venders for a particular product or service, the contract can be
utilized by other government agencies on the same terms and
conditions. Piggy-backing has been proven to reduce administrative
and product cost, increased efficiencies and stretch shrinking
budgets during difficult times.

Forty-eight states have either explicitly authorized cooperative
purchasing or they have enacted a general joint powers statute or
intergovernmental cooperation law that permits local public agencies
to purchase from cooperative contracts that were solicited by another
public agency.

New York does not have statutory language in place that authorizes
cooperative purchasing between New York's local governments and
state and local governments elsewhere in the United States. This bill
would amend the General Municipal law to allow for such cooperative
purchasing.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
New Bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None to the State.


EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect immediately, and shall expire and be deemed
repealed five years after such date

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

                                 5525--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 31, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LITTLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Local  Government  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the general municipal  law,  in  relation  to  providing
  local  governments  greater  contract  flexibility and cost savings by
  permitting certain shared purchasing among political subdivisions; and
  providing for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration there-
  of

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

  Section  1.  Section  103  of  the general municipal law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 16 to read as follows:
  16. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISIONS ONE, TWO AND  THREE
OF THIS SECTION, AND SECTION ONE HUNDRED FOUR OF THIS ARTICLE, ANY OFFI-
CER,  BOARD  OR  AGENCY  OF  A  COUNTY,  POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OR OF ANY
DISTRICT THEREIN AUTHORIZED TO MAKE PURCHASES OF  APPARATUS,  MATERIALS,
EQUIPMENT  OR  SUPPLIES,  OR  TO  CONTRACT  FOR  SERVICES, MAY MAKE SUCH
PURCHASES, OR MAY CONTRACT FOR SUCH SERVICES, AS MAY BE REQUIRED BY SUCH
COUNTY, POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OR DISTRICT THEREIN THROUGH THE USE  OF  A
CONTRACT  LET  BY THE STATE OR ANY OTHER COUNTY OR POLITICAL SUBDIVISION
IF SUCH CONTRACT WAS LET IN A MANNER THAT CONSTITUTES A  FULL  AND  OPEN
COMPETITION AND MADE AVAILABLE FOR USE BY OTHER GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES.
  THE   AUTHORITY  PROVIDED  TO  COUNTIES,  POLITICAL  SUBDIVISIONS  AND
DISTRICTS THEREIN PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION  SHALL  NOT  RELIEVE  ANY
OBLIGATION  OF  SUCH COUNTY, POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OR DISTRICT TO COMPLY
WITH ANY APPLICABLE MINORITY AND WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE PROGRAM
MANDATES AND THE PREFERRED SOURCE REQUIREMENTS OF  SECTION  ONE  HUNDRED
SIXTY-TWO OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW.
  S  2.  This act shall take effect immediately, and shall expire and be
deemed repealed five years after such date.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11416-03-1

Co-Sponsors

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S5525B - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8034C
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §103, Gen Muni L

S5525B - Bill Texts

view summary

Authorizes municipalities and districts thereof to contract for goods and services jointly with the state or other municipalities.

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BILL NUMBER:S5525B

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the general municipal law, in relation to providing local
governments greater contract flexibility and cost savings by permitting
certain shared purchasing among political subdivisions;
and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration
thereof

PURPOSE OF BILL:
Authorizes municipalities and districts thereof to
contract for goods and services jointly with federal and any state or
other municipalities.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Section 1 amends section 103 of the general
municipal law is amended by adding a new subdivision 16 to authorize
any officer, board or agency of a county, political subdivision or
any district therein authorized to make purchases of apparatus,
materials, equipment or supplies, or to contract for services, may
make such purchases, or may contract for such services, as may be
required by such county, political subdivision or district there on
through the use of a contract let by the United States of America or
any agency thereof any state or any other county or political
subdivision if such contract was let in a manner that constitutes
competitive bidding consistent with state law and made available for
use by other government entities.

Section 2 contains the effective date and provision for repeal five
years after such date.

JUSTIFICATION:
Cooperative purchasing, also commonly referred to as
piggy-backing, is a procurement method whereby if a government agency
has already gone through the procurement process and awarded a
contract to one or more venders for a particular product or service,
the contract can be utilized by other government agencies on the same
terms and conditions. Piggy-backing has been proven to reduce
administrative and product cost, increased efficiencies and stretch
shrinking budgets during difficult times.

Forty-eight states have either explicitly authorized cooperative
purchasing or they have enacted a general joint powers statute or
intergovernmental cooperation law that permits local public agencies
to purchase from cooperative contracts that were solicited by another
public agency. New York does not have statutory language in place
that authorizes cooperative purchasing between New York's local
governments and the federal, state or local governments elsewhere in
the United States. This bill would amend the General Municipal law to
allow for such cooperative purchasing.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
New Bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:


None to the State.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect immediately, and shall
expire and be deemed repealed five years after such date.

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

                                 5525--B

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 31, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LITTLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Local  Government  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  general municipal law, in relation to providing
  local governments greater contract flexibility  and  cost  savings  by
  permitting certain shared purchasing among political subdivisions; and
  providing for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration there-
  of

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

  Section 1. Section 103 of the general  municipal  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 16 to read as follows:
  16.  NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISIONS ONE, TWO AND THREE
OF THIS SECTION, AND SECTION ONE HUNDRED FOUR OF THIS ARTICLE, ANY OFFI-
CER, BOARD OR AGENCY OF  A  COUNTY,  POLITICAL  SUBDIVISION  OR  OF  ANY
DISTRICT  THEREIN  AUTHORIZED TO MAKE PURCHASES OF APPARATUS, MATERIALS,
EQUIPMENT OR SUPPLIES, OR  TO  CONTRACT  FOR  SERVICES,  MAY  MAKE  SUCH
PURCHASES, OR MAY CONTRACT FOR SUCH SERVICES, AS MAY BE REQUIRED BY SUCH
COUNTY,  POLITICAL  SUBDIVISION OR DISTRICT THEREIN THROUGH THE USE OF A
CONTRACT LET BY THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA OR ANY AGENCY THEREOF,  ANY
STATE  OR  ANY OTHER COUNTY OR POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OR DISTRICT THEREIN
IF SUCH CONTRACT WAS  LET  IN  A  MANNER  THAT  CONSTITUTES  COMPETITIVE
BIDDING  CONSISTENT  WITH  STATE LAW AND MADE AVAILABLE FOR USE BY OTHER
GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES.
  THE  AUTHORITY  PROVIDED  TO  COUNTIES,  POLITICAL  SUBDIVISIONS   AND
DISTRICTS  THEREIN  PURSUANT  TO  THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL NOT RELIEVE ANY
OBLIGATION OF SUCH COUNTY, POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OR DISTRICT THEREIN  TO
COMPLY  WITH ANY APPLICABLE MINORITY AND WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11416-06-1

S. 5525--B                          2

PROGRAM MANDATES AND THE PREFERRED SOURCE REQUIREMENTS  OF  SECTION  ONE
HUNDRED SIXTY-TWO OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW.
  S  2.  This act shall take effect immediately, and shall expire and be
deemed repealed five years after such date.

Co-Sponsors

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S5525C (ACTIVE) - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8034C
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §103, Gen Muni L

S5525C (ACTIVE) - Bill Texts

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Authorizes municipalities and districts thereof to contract for goods and services jointly with the state or other municipalities.

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BILL NUMBER:S5525C

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the general municipal law, in relation to providing local
governments greater contract flexibility and cost savings by permitting
certain shared purchasing among political subdivisions;
and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration
thereof

PURPOSE:
Authorizes municipalities and districts thereof to contract for goods
and services jointly with federal and any state or other municipality.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Section 1 amends section 103 of the general municipal law by adding a
new subdivision 16 to authorize any officer, board or agency of a
county, political subdivision or any district therein authorized to
make purchases of apparatus, materials, equipment or supplies, or to
contract for services, may make such purchase, or may contract for
such services, as may be required by such contract let by the United
States of America or any agency thereof, any state or other county or
political subdivision if such contract was let in a manner that
constitutes competitive bidding consistent with state law and made
available for use by other government entities.

Section 2 contains the effective date and provisions for repeal five
years after such date.

JUSTIFICATION:
Cooperative purchasing, also commonly referred to as piggy-backing, is
a procurement method whereby if a government agency has already gone
through the procurement process and awarded a contract to one or more
venders for a particular product or service, the contract can be
utilized by other government agencies on the same terms and
conditions. Piggy-backing has been proven to reduce administrative
and product cost, increase efficiencies and stretch shrinking
budgets during difficult times.

Forty-eight states have either explicitly authorized cooperative
purchasing or they have enacted a general joint powers statute or
intergovernmental cooperation law that permits local public agencies
to purchase from cooperative contracts that were solicited by another
public agency.
New York does not have statutory language in place that authorizes
cooperative purchasing between New York's local governments and the
federal, state or local governments elsewhere in the United States.
This bill would amend the General Municipal Law to allow for such
cooperative purchasing.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

New Bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None to the State.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect immediately, and shall expire and be deemed
repealed five years after such date.

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

                                 5525--C
    Cal. No. 91

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 31, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  LITTLE,  CARLUCCI, MARTINS, OPPENHEIMER, RITCHIE,
  VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
  committed   to   the   Committee  on  Local  Government  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said committee -- recommitted
  to the Committee on Local Government in accordance with Senate Rule 6,
  sec. 8 -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and
  second report, ordered to a third reading, passed by Senate and deliv-
  ered to the Assembly, recalled, vote reconsidered, restored  to  third
  reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted, retaining its place in the
  order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the general municipal  law,  in  relation  to  providing
  local  governments  greater  contract  flexibility and cost savings by
  permitting certain shared purchasing among political subdivisions; and
  providing for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration there-
  of

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

  Section  1.  Section  103  of  the general municipal law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 16 to read as follows:
  16. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISIONS ONE, TWO AND  THREE
OF THIS SECTION, AND SECTION ONE HUNDRED FOUR OF THIS ARTICLE, ANY OFFI-
CER,  BOARD  OR  AGENCY  OF  A  COUNTY,  POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OR OF ANY
DISTRICT THEREIN AUTHORIZED TO MAKE PURCHASES OF  APPARATUS,  MATERIALS,
EQUIPMENT  OR  SUPPLIES,  OR  TO  CONTRACT  FOR  SERVICES RELATED TO THE
INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE OR REPAIR OF APPARATUS, MATERIALS,  EQUIPMENT,
AND SUPPLIES, MAY MAKE SUCH PURCHASES, OR MAY CONTRACT FOR SUCH SERVICES
RELATED TO THE INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE OR REPAIR OF APPARATUS, MATERI-
ALS,  EQUIPMENT,  AND SUPPLIES, AS MAY BE REQUIRED BY SUCH COUNTY, POLI-
TICAL SUBDIVISION OR DISTRICT THEREIN THROUGH THE USE OF A CONTRACT  LET

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11416-08-2

S. 5525--C                          2

BY  THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA OR ANY AGENCY THEREOF, ANY STATE OR ANY
OTHER COUNTY OR  POLITICAL  SUBDIVISION  OR  DISTRICT  THEREIN  IF  SUCH
CONTRACT  WAS  LET  IN  A  MANNER  THAT  CONSTITUTES COMPETITIVE BIDDING
CONSISTENT  WITH  STATE  LAW AND MADE AVAILABLE FOR USE BY OTHER GOVERN-
MENTAL ENTITIES.
  THE  AUTHORITY  PROVIDED  TO  COUNTIES,  POLITICAL  SUBDIVISIONS   AND
DISTRICTS  THEREIN  PURSUANT  TO  THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL NOT RELIEVE ANY
OBLIGATION OF SUCH COUNTY, POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OR DISTRICT THEREIN  TO
COMPLY  WITH ANY APPLICABLE MINORITY AND WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE
PROGRAM MANDATES AND THE PREFERRED SOURCE REQUIREMENTS  OF  SECTION  ONE
HUNDRED SIXTY-TWO OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW.
  S  2.  This act shall take effect immediately, and shall expire and be
deemed repealed five years after such date.

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