senate Bill S6018

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Clarifies reforms to the procurement process for the state and city university in regards to the purchase or subscription to online electronic resources

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
Mar 12, 2012 advanced to third reading
Mar 07, 2012 2nd report cal.
Mar 06, 2012 1st report cal.312
Jan 04, 2012 referred to higher education

Votes

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Mar 6, 2012 - Higher Education committee Vote

S6018
17
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committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
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Abstained
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Higher Education Committee Vote: Mar 6, 2012

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S6018 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8673
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§355 & 6218, Ed L

S6018 - Summary

Clarifies reforms to the procurement process for the state and city university in regards to the purchase or subscription of library materials such as books and online electronic resources.

S6018 - Sponsor Memo

S6018 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6018

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FARLEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to clarifying reforms  to
  the  procurement  process for the state and city university in regards
  to the purchase or subscription to online electronic resources

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph a of subdivision 5 of section 355 of the educa-
tion law, as amended by section 1 of subpart B of part D of  chapter  58
of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  a.  (i) purchase materials, equipment and supplies, including computer
equipment, LIBRARY MATERIALS INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO BOOKS, SERIALS
AND ELECTRONIC RESOURCES and motor vehicles, (ii) execute contracts  for
construction  and  construction-related  services  contracts,  and (iii)
contract for printing, without prior approval by any other state officer
or agency, but subject to rules and regulations of the state comptroller
not otherwise inconsistent with the provisions of this  section  and  in
accordance  with guidelines promulgated by the state university board of
trustees after consultation with the state comptroller;
  S 2. Subdivision 6 of section 355 of the education law, as amended  by
section  1  of subpart B of part D of chapter 58 of the laws of 2011, is
amended to read as follows:
  6. To enter into any contract or agreement deemed necessary or  advis-
able after consultation with appropriate state agencies for carrying out
the  objects  and  purposes  of state university without prior review or
approval by any state officer or agency other than the state comptroller
and the attorney general  including  contracts  with  non-profit  corpo-
rations  organized  by  officers, employees, alumni or students of state
university for the furtherance of its objects and purposes.    Contracts
or agreements entered into with the federal government to enable partic-
ipation  in federal student loan programs, including any and all instru-
ments required thereunder, shall not be subject to the  requirements  of
section  forty-one of the state finance law; provided, however, that the

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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