Senate Bill S2423

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides a preference in state contracts for service-disabled veteran owned small businesses

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2011-S2423 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7319
Current Committee:
Assembly Governmental Operations
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §369, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S2803, A5872

2011-S2423 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides a preference in state contracts for service disabled veteran owned small businesses.

2011-S2423 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2011-S2423 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2423

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 20, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BALL  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to state contract prefer-
  ence for service-disabled veteran owned small businesses

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

  Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 369 to
read as follows:
  S  369.  STATE  CONTRACT PREFERENCE FOR SERVICE-DISABLED VETERAN OWNED
SMALL BUSINESSES. 1. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND DETERMINATIONS. THE LEGIS-
LATURE HEREBY FINDS AND DETERMINES THAT IT SHALL BE THE  POLICY  OF  THE
STATE  OF  NEW YORK TO STRENGTHEN OPPORTUNITIES IN STATE CONTRACTING FOR
SERVICE-DISABLED VETERAN OWNED SMALL BUSINESSES.
  THE LEGISLATURE HEREBY FURTHER FINDS  AND  DETERMINES  THAT  NEW  YORK
STATE  SHOULD  HONOR THE EXTRAORDINARY SERVICE RENDERED TO OUR STATE AND
THE UNITED STATES BY VETERANS WITH DISABILITIES INCURRED  OR  AGGRAVATED
IN  THE  LINE  OF  DUTY  DURING  ACTIVE SERVICE WITH THE ARMED FORCES BY
PROVIDING A CONTRACT PREFERENCE TO ALL  SERVICE-DISABLED  VETERAN  BUSI-
NESSES.
  2.  DEFINITIONS.  WHEN USED IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL
MEAN AND BE DEFINED AS FOLLOWS:
  (A) "AGENCY" MEANS ANY DEPARTMENT, BOARD,  BUREAU,  COMMISSION,  DIVI-
SION,  OFFICE,  COUNCIL,  COMMITTEE OR OFFICER OF THE STATE, OR A PUBLIC
BENEFIT CORPORATION OR PUBLIC AUTHORITY AT LEAST ONE OF WHOSE MEMBERS IS
APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR, AUTHORIZED BY LAW TO MAKE RULES  OR  TO  MAKE
FINAL  DECISIONS  IN  ADJUDICATORY PROCEEDINGS BUT SHALL NOT INCLUDE THE
GOVERNOR, AGENCIES IN THE LEGISLATIVE AND  JUDICIAL  BRANCHES,  AGENCIES
CREATED  BY  INTERSTATE COMPACT OR INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENT, THE DIVISION
OF MILITARY AND NAVAL AFFAIRS TO THE EXTENT IT EXERCISES  ITS  RESPONSI-
BILITY FOR MILITARY AND NAVAL AFFAIRS, THE DIVISION OF STATE POLICE, THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08543-01-1
              

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