|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 17, 2013||referred to finance|
senate Bill S2385
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S2385 - Details
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
BILL NUMBER:S2385 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the state finance law, in relation to products manufactured under conditions that fail to comply with minimum OSHA standards PURPOSE: To ensure that the state do not condone, support or complement manufacturing revenues at the expense of the health, safety and well-being of workers engaged in product development. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This bill seeks to ban the purchase, by the State of New York, of products manufactured overseas by American concerns that are not observing, minimally, Section 18(c) of the United States Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, 1902.32(b) to render their manufacturing operations under a plan that is "at least as effective as" operations under the Federal program in providing safe and healthful employment and places of employment. The bill further proposes the establishment of a list by the New York State Office of General Services classifying the products and manufacturers that are not in compliance with regard to the minimal Federal standards constituting safe and healthful environments by any American manufacturing entity. Such list, available on an Office of General Services website, shall serve as a purchasing guide for New
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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