Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012
referred to education
|Jan 05, 2011
referred to education
Senate Bill S699
2011-2012 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2011-S699 (ACTIVE) - Details
2011-S699 (ACTIVE) - 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.
2011-S699 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S699 TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE: This bill allows school districts to elect a single contractor for building projects. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 adds a new subdivision to section 308 of the education law directing the Commissioner to to issue a report on the impact of exempting school districts from separate bidding requirements. Section 2 amends Section 101 of the general municipal law by adding a new subdivision 5 allowing school districts to hire a single contractor for work on school district facilities. School districts
2011-S699 (ACTIVE) - 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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