|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to local government|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to local government|
senate Bill S693
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
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- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
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S693 - Details
S693 - Summary
Provides for the Information Technology Procurement Savings Act of 2014; provides local governments and school districts more contracting flexibility; and provides for purchasing services through the department of education.
S693 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S693 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general municipal law and the education law, in relation to the information technology procurement savings act of 2014; provides local governments and school districts more contract flexibility; and provides for purchasing services PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This legislation aims to provide local governments and school districts with greater contract flexibility with regard to purchasing information technology and telecommunications equipment and services. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the legislation cities this act as "the information technology procurement savings act of 2014. Section 2 of the bill amends Section 103 of the general municipal law by adding a new subdivision 17 to allow a political subdivision or any district the option of purchasing information technology telecommunications hardware, software, and professional services through cooperative purchasing. Section 3 of this bill amends the general municipal law by adding a new section 109-c to allow any officer, board or agency of a
S693 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 693 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. STEWART-COUSINS, AVELLA, KRUEGER, STAVISKY -- 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 and the education law, in relation to the information technology procurement savings act of 2014; provides local governments and school districts more contract flexibility; and provides for purchasing services THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "the informa- tion technology procurement savings act of 2014". S 2. Section 103 of the general municipal law is amended by adding a new subdivision 17 to read as follows: 17. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION AND IN ADDITION TO THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION AND SECTION ONE HUNDRED FOUR OF THIS ARTICLE, ANY OFFICER, BOARD OR AGENCY OF A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OR OF ANY DISTRICT THEREIN AUTHORIZED TO MAKE PURCHASES OF MATERIALS, EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES MAY MAKE SUCH PURCHASES AS MAY BE REQUIRED BY SUCH POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OR ANY DISTRICT THEREIN THROUGH THE USE OF A CONTRACT LET BY ANY OTHER STATE OR POLITICAL SUBDIVISION IF SUCH CONTRACT WAS LET IN ACCORDANCE WITH COMPETITIVE BIDDING REQUIREMENTS THAT ARE CONSISTENT WITH THIS SECTION AND WITH THE INTENT OF EXTENDING ITS USE TO CERTAIN OTHER GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES. PRIOR TO MAKING SUCH A PURCHASE, THE GOVERNING BOARD OF THE POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OR DISTRICT MAKING THE PURCHASE SHALL DETERMINE, UPON REVIEW OF ANY NECESSARY DOCUMENTATION AND, AS APPROPRIATE, UPON ADVICE OF ITS COUNSEL, THAT THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS SUBDIVISION HAVE BEEN MET, AND SHALL CERTIFY, BY RESOLUTION, THAT SUCH PURCHASE IS PERMITTED UNDER THE PROCUREMENT POLICIES AND PROCEDURES OF THE POLITICAL EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02583-01-3
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