senate Bill S415

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes political subdivisions to award public competitively bid contracts to businesses that participate in certain programs

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to local government
Jan 09, 2013 referred to local government

S415 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A719
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §104-a, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1353, A10057, A5469
2009-2010: S3514, A7369

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

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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