senate Bill S2161

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Expands the products which may be purchased for public use

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Archive: Last Bill Status - Stricken


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 16, 2014 recommit, enacting clause stricken
May 28, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 21, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 20, 2014 1st report cal.880
Jan 08, 2014 referred to local government
Jan 14, 2013 referred to local government

Votes

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May 20, 2014 - Local Government committee Vote

S2161
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Local Government Committee Vote: May 20, 2014

nay (1)
aye wr (2)

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S2161 - Details

Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง104-a, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S661
2009-2010: S1642A

S2161 - Summary

Expands the products which may be purchased for public use by including renewable energy resources; increases the cost premium percentage for renewable energy generated in New York.

S2161 - Sponsor Memo

S2161 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2161

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to expanding  the
  products which may be purchased for public use

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

  Section 1. Section 104-a of the general municipal law, as  amended  by
chapter 468 of the laws of 1994, is amended to read as follows:
  S  104-a.  Purchasing  of products for public use.  1. Notwithstanding
the provisions of section one hundred three of this  [chapter]  ARTICLE,
when  purchasing  products the officer, board or agency of any political
subdivision or of any district therein  charged  with  the  awarding  of
public  contracts  may,  wherever RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCES OR recycled
products meet contract specifications and the price of such products  is
reasonably  competitive, purchase such products. For the purpose of this
section [and until July first, nineteen  hundred  ninety-six,  "recycled
product" shall mean any product which has been manufactured from second-
ary  materials,  as  defined  in  subdivision one of section two hundred
sixty-one of the economic development law, and meets secondary  material
content  requirements  adopted  by  the office of general services under
subdivision one of  section  one  hundred  seventy-seven  of  the  state
finance  law  for  products  available  to  the political subdivision or
district under state contract or, if no such contract for  such  product
is  available,  any  product  which meets the secondary material content
requirements adopted by the political subdivision  or  district  thereof
with  respect to a specific commodity procurement by such entity. On and
after July first, nineteen hundred ninety-six,]:
  (A) "recycled product" shall mean[, for the purposes of this section,]
any product which is manufactured from secondary materials,  as  defined
in  subdivision  one  of  section  two hundred sixty-one of the economic
development law, and which meets the requirements of subdivision two  of

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04737-01-3

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