senate Bill S7206

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the use of American-made iron, steel and manufactured products in certain government contracts; repealer

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May 06, 2014 referred to finance

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S7206 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9521
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 - Summary

Relates to the use of American-made iron, steel and manufactured products in certain government contracts.

S7206 - Sponsor Memo

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 Section 146 of the state  finance  law  is  REPEALED  and  a  new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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