senate Bill S5575

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes public work contracts let by a city having a population of 1,000,000 or more to cover work ancilliary to maintain or support private facilities

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view actions (10)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2014 committed to rules
Mar 06, 2014 advanced to third reading
Mar 05, 2014 2nd report cal.
Mar 04, 2014 1st report cal.236
Jan 08, 2014 referred to cities
Jun 21, 2013 committed to rules
Jun 04, 2013 advanced to third reading
Jun 03, 2013 2nd report cal.
May 30, 2013 1st report cal.929
May 22, 2013 referred to cities

S5575 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง103, Gen Muni L

S5575 - Summary

Authorizes public work contracts let by a city having a population of 1,000,000 or more to cover work ancilliary to maintain or support private facilities adjacent to the right of way affected by work on such projects.

S5575 - Sponsor Memo

S5575 - 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

                              May 22, 2013

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to contracts  for
  public work in a city having a population of one million or more


  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. (A) Except as otherwise expressly provided by an act of the  legis-
lature  or  by  a  local  law adopted prior to September first, nineteen
hundred fifty-three, all contracts for public work involving an expendi-
ture  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 poli-
tical 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 pursuant 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 poli-
tical 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  cooper-
ative educational services, by rule, regulation or resolution adopted at

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


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