senate Bill S2385

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits state purchase of products manufactured under conditions that fail to comply with minimum OSHA standards

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Jan 17, 2013 referred to finance

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S2385 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A800
Current Committee:
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง165, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6518, A9583

S2385 - Summary

Prohibits state purchase of products manufactured under conditions that fail to comply with minimum OSHA standards; requires the commissioner of general services to compile a list of products manufactured under conditions that fail to comply with minimum safety standards and the manufacturers thereof.

S2385 - Sponsor Memo

S2385 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2385

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ADAMS  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to amend the state finance law, in relation to products  manufac-
  tured under conditions that fail to comply with minimum OSHA standards

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

  Section 1. Section 165 of the state finance law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 9 to read as follows:
  9. PRODUCTS MANUFACTURED IN COMPLIANCE WITH MINIMUM OCCUPATIONAL SAFE-
TY AND HEALTH ACT (OSHA) STANDARDS.
  A. AS USED IN THIS SUBDIVISION, "MINIMUM OSHA  STANDARDS"  SHALL  MEAN
THOSE  STANDARDS  ISSUED  PURSUANT TO THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH
ACT OF 1970, AS AMENDED.
  B. THE COMMISSIONER OF GENERAL SERVICES SHALL HAVE THE  POWER  AND  IT
SHALL  BE  HIS  OR  HER  DUTY TO PREPARE A LIST OF ALL PRODUCTS THAT ARE
MANUFACTURED UNDER  CONDITIONS  THAT  FAIL  TO  OBSERVE:  (I)  STANDARDS
PROMULGATED UNDER OSHA; OR (II) STANDARDS THAT ARE AT LEAST AS EFFECTIVE
AS THE STANDARDS PROMULGATED UNDER OSHA, WHICH RELATE TO THE SAME ISSUES
THEREUNDER,  WHERE  SUCH A MANUFACTURING OPERATION OCCURS IN A JURISDIC-
TION NOT OTHERWISE REQUIRED TO COMPLY WITH SUCH STANDARDS, INCLUDING ANY
OPERATION WHICH TAKES PLACE IN ANY OTHER COUNTRY,  NATION  OR  PROVINCE.
THE  COMMISSIONER  OF GENERAL SERVICES SHALL PREPARE A COMPANION LIST OF
THE MANUFACTURERS OF SUCH PRODUCTS. THE COMMISSIONER OF GENERAL SERVICES
SHALL ADD OR DELETE FROM SAID LISTS ANY  PRODUCT  OR  MANUFACTURER  UPON
GOOD  CAUSE SHOWN. THE COMMISSIONER OF GENERAL SERVICES SHALL CAUSE SUCH
LISTS TO BE PUBLISHED ON THE WEBSITE OF THE OFFICE OF GENERAL SERVICES.
  C. A STATE AGENCY SHALL NOT ENTER INTO ANY CONTRACT FOR PROCUREMENT OF
A (I) PRODUCT CONTAINED ON THE LIST  PREPARED  BY  THE  COMMISSIONER  OF
GENERAL  SERVICES  PURSUANT  TO PARAGRAPH B OF THIS SUBDIVISION; OR (II)
PRODUCT MANUFACTURER BY A MANUFACTURER CONTAINED ON THE LIST PREPARED BY
THE COMMISSIONER OF GENERAL SERVICES PURSUANT TO  PARAGRAPH  B  OF  THIS

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03931-01-3

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