senate Bill S3300

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes the city of Auburn to prefer local businesses in awarding public contracts

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to local government
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 11, 2013 referred to local governments
delivered to assembly
passed senate
home rule request
Jun 10, 2013 ordered to third reading cal.1182
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 31, 2013 referred to local government


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S3300 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง103, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4625, A3890
2009-2010: S4761, A7212

S3300 - Summary

Authorizes the city of Auburn to grant a preference to local businesses located in Cayuga county in awarding city contracts for public works and purchases, when such contracts do not exceed $100,000.

S3300 - Sponsor Memo

S3300 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 31, 2013

Introduced  by Sen. NOZZOLIO -- 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  authorizing
  the city of Auburn to prefer businesses located in the county of Cayu-
  ga in awarding public contracts


  Section 1. 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
contracts  must be authorized by local law or, in the case of a district
corporation,  school  district  or  board  of  cooperative   educational

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


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