senate Bill S416

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes political subdivisions to award public contracts to participants of a MWBE program at a cost premium not to exceed ten percent of the lowest bid

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 08, 2014 referred to local government
Jan 09, 2013 referred to local government

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S416 - Details

Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §104-a, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1330
2009-2010: S3185

S416 - Summary

Authorizes political subdivisions to award public contracts to participants of a minority and women owned business enterprise program at a cost premium not to exceed ten percent of the lowest bid.

S416 - Sponsor Memo

S416 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   416

                       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 contracts to participants of a
  minority and women owned business enterprise program at a cost premium
  not to exceed ten percent of the lowest bid as an available remedy  to
  a demonstrated disparity

  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 subdivi-
sion one of section one hundred seventy-seven of the state finance  law]
for  products  available  to the political 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 subdivision or district thereof with respect to
a specific commodity procurement by  such  entity.  On  and  after  July
first,  nineteen  hundred ninety-six, "recycled product" shall mean, for

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

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