|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 06, 2014||referred to finance|
senate Bill S7206
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7206 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- State Finance Law
- Laws Affected:
- Rpld & add §146, St Fin L; rpld §2603-a, add §2877-a, Pub Auth L; amd §38, Hway L; amd §103, Gen Muni L; amd §8, Pub Bldg L
S7206 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S7206 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the state finance law, the public authorities law, the highway law, the general municipal law, and the public buildings law, in relation to requiring the use of American made iron, steel and manufactured products in certain government contracts, and to repeal certain provisions of the public authorities law and the state finance law relating thereto PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to ensure that American produced materials are given preference on state sponsored procurements. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one of the bill is the title; "New York State Buy American Act" Section two of the bill amends section 146 of the state finance law to require the use of American made materials on state projects. Section three of the bill amends section 2603-a of the public authorities law relating to the use of American made materials on public works projects.
S7206 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7206 I N S E N A T E May 6, 2014 ___________ Introduced by Sen. DeFRANCISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance AN ACT to amend the state finance law, the public authorities law, the highway law, the general municipal law, and the public buildings law, in relation to requiring the use of American made iron, steel and manufactured products in certain government contracts, and to repeal certain provisions of the public authorities law and the state finance law relating thereto THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Title. This act shall be known as the "New York State Buy American Act". S 2. Section 146 of the state finance law is REPEALED and a new section 146 is added to read as follows: S 146. THE NEW YORK STATE BUY AMERICAN ACT. 1. USE OF AMERICAN MATERI- ALS. (A) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, EACH CONTRACT FOR THE CONSTRUCTION, RECONSTRUCTION, ALTERATION OR IMPROVEMENT OF A PUBLIC BUILDING OF PUBLIC WORKS MADE BY A PUBLIC AGENCY SHALL CONTAIN A PROVISION THAT THE IRON, STEEL, AND MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS USED OR SUPPLIED IN THE PERFORMANCE OF THE CONTRACT OR ANY SUBCONTRACT THERETO AND PERMANENTLY INCORPORATED INTO THE PUBLIC BUILDING OR PUBLIC WORKS SHALL BE MANUFACTURED IN THE UNITED STATES. (B) FOR THE PURPOSES OF SECTION ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-THREE OF THIS CHAP- TER, NO BIDDER SHALL BE DEEMED TO BE THE LOWEST RESPONSIBLE AND RELIABLE BIDDER AND NO BID SHALL BE DEEMED THE BEST VALUE UNLESS THE BID OFFERED BY SUCH BIDDER WILL COMPLY WITH THE CONTRACT TERM REQUIRED BY PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDIVISION. (C) THE PROVISIONS OF PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL NOT APPLY IN ANY CASE OR CATEGORY OF CASES IN WHICH THE EXECUTIVE HEAD OF A PUBLIC AGENCY FINDS: (I) THAT THE APPLICATION OF THIS SECTION WOULD BE INCONSISTENT WITH THE PUBLIC INTEREST; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD14829-01-4
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