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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to local government|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to local government|
senate Bill S415
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S415 - Details
S415 - Summary
Authorizes political subdivisions to award publicly competitively bid contracts to businesses that participate in a program designed to foster participation by local businesses in public procurement at a cost premium not to exceed ten percent of the lowest bid.
S415 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S415 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general municipal law, in relation to authorizing political subdivisions to award public competitively bid contracts to businesses that participate in a program designed to foster participation by local businesses in public procurement at a cost premium not to exceed ten percent of the lowest bid PURPOSE: To ensure local businesses can compete for local procurement opportunities. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Amends Section 104-a of the general municipal law to provide that when purchasing goods, services or construction for public use by competitive sealed bids on contracts less than one million a municipality that employs a program to foster the participation of local businesses in public procurement, may award such contracts to a participant of such a program even if their bid is not the lowest bid received, provided that the bid does not exceed the lowest bid by
S415 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 415 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. DILAN -- 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 political subdivisions to award public competitively bid contracts to businesses that participate in a program designed to foster partic- ipation by local businesses in public procurement at a cost premium not to exceed ten percent of the lowest bid 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 recycled products meet contract specifi- cations and the price of such products is reasonably competitive, purchase such products. For the purpose of this [section] SUBDIVISION and until July first, nineteen hundred ninety-six, "recycled product" shall mean any product which has been manufactured from secondary mate- rials, 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] THREE OF SECTION ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-FIVE of the state finance law for products available to the poli- tical 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 subdi- vision or district thereof with respect to a specific commodity procure- ment by such entity. On and after July first, nineteen hundred ninety- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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