senate Bill S699

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to providing an exemption for school districts from requirements for separate specifications for public works

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to education
Jan 05, 2011 referred to education

S699 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3682
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §308, Ed L; amd §101, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1254, A3748

S699 - Summary

Provides an exemption for school districts from requirements for separate specifications for public works; permits school district to assign contract to a single responsible person, firm or corporation; permits school district to require a general contractor to submit proposed subcontractor bids; directs the commissioner of education to prepare a study on the impact of such exemption.

S699 - Sponsor Memo

S699 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   699

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the education law and  the  general  municipal  law,  in
  relation  to exempting school districts from requirements for separate
  specifications for public work; 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.  The opening paragraph of section 308 of the education  law
is  designated subdivision 1 and a new subdivision 2 is added to read as
follows:
  2. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL COMMISSION A STUDY ON THE IMPACT OF  EXEMPT-
ING  SCHOOL  DISTRICTS  FROM  THE  SEPARATE  BIDDING REQUIREMENTS OF THE
GENERAL MUNICIPAL LAW PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION  SIX  OF
SECTION  ONE  HUNDRED ONE OF THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL LAW. SUCH STUDY SHALL
INCLUDE THE IMPACT  ON  TIME  FRAMES  FOR  COMPLETING  CONSTRUCTION  AND
IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS, THE OVERALL COSTS OF SUCH PROJECTS, THE QUALITY OF
WORK PERFORMED AND THE INTEGRITY OF THE BIDDING PROCESS. THE COMMISSION-
ER  SHALL  ISSUE  SUCH STUDY TO THE GOVERNOR, THE STATE COMPTROLLER, THE
TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY IN THE
FOURTH YEAR FOLLOWING THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SUBDIVISION.
  S 2. Section 101 of the general municipal law is amended by  adding  a
new subdivision 6 to read as follows:
  6.  A. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THIS SECTION, SPECIFICA-
TIONS FOR WORK PERTAINING TO THE CONSTRUCTION, ADDITION  OR  IMPROVEMENT
OF  ANY  SCHOOL DISTRICT BUILDINGS OR APPURTENANT FACILITIES MAY PROVIDE
FOR ASSIGNMENT OF RESPONSIBILITY FOR SUPERVISION AND COORDINATION OF ANY
OR ALL OF THE CONTRACTS FOR SUCH WORK TO A SINGLE RESPONSIBLE AND  RELI-
ABLE PERSON, FIRM OR CORPORATION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00376-01-1

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