|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 21, 2012||referred to governmental operations|
delivered to assembly
|Jun 20, 2012||ordered to third reading cal.1425|
|Jun 18, 2012||referred to rules|
senate Bill S7769
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7769 - Details
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- State Finance Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §136-a, St Fin L; amd §103, add §103-h, Gen Muni L; amd §§354, 559, 1204, 1676-a, 1678, 1680, 1734, add §2879-c, Pub Auth L; add §170-c, Exec L; amd §§373, 454, 2513, 2556 & 6275, Ed L; amd §14, Transp L
S7769 - Summary
Establishes a preference for NYS entities contracting with architects, landscape architects or engineers having their principal place of business within New York State.
S7769 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S7769 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the state finance law, the general municipal law, the public authorities law, the executive law, the education law and the transportation law, in relation to establishing a preference for New York state entities contracting with architects, landscape architects or engineers to use architects, landscape architects or engineers having their principal place of business within New York state PURPOSE: This bill amends various laws to provide that public entities in New York that seek to procure architectural, landscape architectural or engineering services shall give preference to firms which have their principal place of business in New York State. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 - amends subdivisions 3 of section 136-a of the State Finance Law. Section 2 - amends section 103 of the General Municipal Law. Section 3 - adds a new section 1 03-h to the General Municipal law. Section 4 - amends section 354 of the Public Authorities Law.
S7769 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7769 I N S E N A T E June 18, 2012 ___________ Introduced by Sens. RANZENHOFER, GALLIVAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the state finance law, the general municipal law, the public authorities law, the executive law, the education law and the transportation law, in relation to establishing a preference for New York state entities contracting with architects, landscape architects or engineers to use architects, landscape architects or engineers having their principal place of business within New York state THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 136-a of the state finance law, as amended by chapter 746 of the laws of 1982, is amended to read as follows: 3. In the procurement of architectural, LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL, engi- neering and surveying services, the requiring state department shall GIVE PREFERENCE TO PARTNERSHIPS, FIRMS, BUSINESSES OR CORPORATIONS WHICH HAVE THEIR PRIMARY PLACE OF BUSINESS IN THE STATE. IN ADDITION, THE REQUIRING STATE DEPARTMENT SHALL encourage professional firms engaged in the lawful practice of the profession to submit an annual statement of qualifications and performance data. The requiring state department for each proposed project shall evaluate current statements of qualifica- tions and performance data on file with the department. If desired, the requiring state department may conduct discussions with three or more professional firms regarding anticipated design concepts and proposed methods of approach to the assignment. The state department shall select, in order of preference, based upon criteria established by the requiring state department, no less than three professional firms deemed to be the most highly qualified to provide the services required. S 2. Section 103 of the general municipal law is amended by adding a new subdivision 14 to read as follows: 14. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF THIS SECTION, FOR EVERY ARCHI- TECTURAL, LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL AND ENGINEERING CONTRACT REQUIRED TO GO TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIBLE BIDDER, PREFERENCE SHALL BE GIVEN TO AN INDIVIDUAL, SOLE PROPRIETORSHIP, PARTNERSHIP, CORPORATION, ASSOCIATION EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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