senate Bill S1557

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires certain state contracts to include a provision stating all services performed under such contract shall be performed within the United States

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S1557 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง237-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3147
2009-2010: S2048

S1557 - Summary

Requires certain state contracts to include a provision stating all services performed under such contract shall be performed within the United States.

S1557 - Sponsor Memo

S1557 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1557

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. LAVALLE, GRISANTI, LARKIN, MAZIARZ -- read twice and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation  to  the  performance  of
  certain state contracts

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section  237-a
to read as follows:
  S  237-A.  REQUIRES  CERTAIN SERVICES UNDER STATE CONTRACTS OR SUBCON-
TRACTS BE PERFORMED WITHIN THE UNITED STATES. 1. STATE  CONTRACTS  SHALL
BE  REQUIRED TO INCLUDE A PROVISION STATING ALL SERVICES PERFORMED UNDER
SUCH CONTRACT OR ANY SUBCONTRACT AWARDED UNDER SUCH  CONTRACT  SHALL  BE
PERFORMED WITHIN THE UNITED STATES.
  2.  THE  PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY
WHEN THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE CHANCELLOR OF THE  STATE
UNIVERSITY  OF NEW YORK AND THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE
CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, CERTIFIES  IN  WRITING  A  FINDING  THAT  A
SERVICE IS REQUIRED BY A CONTRACTING AGENCY THAT CANNOT BE PROVIDED BY A
CONTRACTOR  OR  SUBCONTRACTOR  WITHIN THE UNITED STATES AND SUCH CERTIF-
ICATION IS APPROVED BY THE COMPTROLLER.
  3. THE COMPTROLLER SHALL REVIEW ALL EXISTING STATE CONTRACTS THAT HAVE
NOT BEEN COMPLETED OR TERMINATED AND DETERMINE IF  ANY  OR  ALL  OF  THE
SERVICES  PERFORMED  BY  THE  CONTRACTOR AND ANY SUBCONTRACTOR ARE BEING
PERFORMED OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES. WITHIN ONE YEAR OF THE EFFECTIVE
DATE OF THIS SECTION, THE COMPTROLLER'S FINDINGS UNDER THIS  SUBDIVISION
SHALL BE REPORTED IN WRITING TO THE GOVERNOR, THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF
THE  SENATE AND THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, AND SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE
TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC.
  4. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:

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

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