senate Bill S2760A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the "Public Construction Savings Act"

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to local government
Mar 19, 2013 print number 2760a
amend and recommit to local government
Jan 23, 2013 referred to local government

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S2760 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3059A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §103, Gen Muni L; add §148, St Fin L; amd §222, Lab L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S4121, A7855

S2760 - Summary

Establishes the "Public Construction Savings Act"; establishes situations where a project labor agreement is unnecessary to receive an award of a contract where they are the lowest bid.

S2760 - Sponsor Memo

S2760 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2760

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RANZENHOFER -- 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, the state  finance  law,  and
  the labor law, in relation to project labor agreements for public work
  projects

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be  cited  as  the  "public
construction savings act".
  S  2.  Subdivision  1  of section 103 of the general municipal law, as
amended by section 1 of chapter 2 of the laws of  2012,  is  amended  to
read as follows:
  1. Except as otherwise expressly provided by an act of the legislature
or  by  a  local  law adopted prior to September first, nineteen hundred
fifty-three, all contracts for public work involving an  expenditure  of
more  than  thirty-five  thousand  dollars  and  all  purchase contracts
involving an expenditure of more than twenty thousand dollars, shall  be
awarded  by  the  appropriate  officer,  board  or agency of a political
subdivision or of any district therein including but not  limited  to  a
soil  conservation  district to the lowest responsible bidder furnishing
the required security after advertisement for sealed bids in the  manner
provided  by  this  section,  provided, however, that purchase contracts
(including contracts  for  service  work,  but  excluding  any  purchase
contracts necessary for the completion of a public works contract pursu-
ant  to  article  eight of the labor law) may be awarded on the basis of
best value, as defined in section one hundred sixty-three of  the  state
finance  law,  to  a responsive and responsible bidder or offerer in the
manner provided by this section except that in a  political  subdivision
other  than  a city with a population of one million inhabitants or more
or any district, board or agency with jurisdiction  exclusively  therein
the  use  of  best  value  for  awarding a purchase contract or purchase

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05157-01-3

Co-Sponsors

S2760A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3059A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §103, Gen Muni L; add §148, St Fin L; amd §222, Lab L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S4121, A7855

S2760A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the "Public Construction Savings Act"; establishes situations where a project labor agreement is unnecessary to receive an award of a contract where they are the lowest bid.

S2760A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2760A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2760--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. RANZENHOFER, DeFRANCISCO -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Local
  Government -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the general municipal law, the state finance law, and
  the labor law, in relation to project labor agreements for public work
  projects

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

  Section  1.  This  act  shall be known and may be cited as the "public
construction savings act".
  S 2. Subdivision 1 of section 103 of the  general  municipal  law,  as
amended  by  section  1  of chapter 2 of the laws of 2012, is amended to
read as follows:
  1. Except as otherwise expressly provided by an act of the legislature
or by a local law adopted prior to  September  first,  nineteen  hundred
fifty-three,  all  contracts for public work involving an expenditure of
more than  thirty-five  thousand  dollars  and  all  purchase  contracts
involving  an expenditure of more than twenty thousand dollars, shall be
awarded by the appropriate officer,  board  or  agency  of  a  political
subdivision  or  of  any district therein including but not limited to a
soil conservation district to the lowest responsible  bidder  furnishing
the  required security after advertisement for sealed bids in the manner
provided by this section, provided,  however,  that  purchase  contracts
(including  contracts  for  service  work,  but  excluding  any purchase
contracts necessary for the completion of a public works contract pursu-
ant to article eight of the labor law) may be awarded on  the  basis  of
best  value,  as defined in section one hundred sixty-three of the state
finance law, to a responsive and responsible bidder or  offerer  in  the
manner  provided  by this section except that in a political subdivision
other than a city with a population of one million inhabitants  or  more

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05157-02-3

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