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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to higher education|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to higher education|
senate Bill S1557
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1557 - Details
S1557 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1557 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to the performance of certain state contracts SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Adds a new section to state that state contracts shall be required to include a provision stating all services performed under such contract or any subcontract shall be performed within the United States. Subdivision 2 allows that when a service is required and cannot be provided in the United States, these provisions shall not apply. Subdivision 3 states that the comptroller shall review all existing state contracts that have not been completed or terminated and determine whether the services are being performed in the United States. Within one year the comptroller's findings shall be made available to the Governor, Senate, Assembly and the general public. Subdivision 4 gives the definition of state contract and defining contracting agency which means department of education, state university of New York, community colleges and city university of New York.
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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