senate Bill S661

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Expands the products which may be purchased for public use

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 04, 2012 referred to local government
Jan 05, 2011 referred to local government

S661 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง104-a, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1642A, A7936

S661 - Summary

Expands the products which may be purchased for public use by including renewable energy resources; increases the cost premium percentage for renewable energy generated in New York.

S661 - Sponsor Memo

S661 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E


                             January 5, 2011

Introduced  by  Sen. VALESKY -- 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 expanding  the
  products which may be purchased for public use


  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 RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCES OR recycled
products meet contract specifications and the price of such products  is
reasonably  competitive, purchase such products. For the purpose of this
section [and until July first, nineteen  hundred  ninety-six,  "recycled
product" shall mean any product which has been manufactured from second-
ary  materials,  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  of  the  state
finance  law  for  products  available  to  the political 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 subdivision  or  district  thereof
with  respect to a specific commodity procurement by such entity. On and
after July first, nineteen hundred ninety-six,]:
  (A) "recycled product" shall mean[, for the purposes of this section,]
any product which is manufactured from secondary materials,  as  defined
in  subdivision  one  of  section  two hundred sixty-one of the economic

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


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