assembly Bill A8220A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to purchasing restrictions on persons boycotting Israel and the investment of certain public funds in companies boycotting Israel

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 29, 2016 print number 8220a
Mar 29, 2016 amend and recommit to governmental operations
Jan 06, 2016 referred to governmental operations
Jun 12, 2015 referred to governmental operations

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A8220 - Details

Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §165-b, St Fin L; add §423-d, R & SS L

A8220 - Summary

Relates to purchasing restrictions on persons boycotting Israel and the investment of certain public funds in companies boycotting Israel; requires the commissioner of general services to compile a list of companies boycotting Israel and establishes that such companies will be considered non-responsive bidders.

A8220 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8220

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 12, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. LAVINE -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Governmental Operations

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  state  finance  law,  in relation to purchasing
  restrictions on persons boycotting Israel; and to amend the retirement
  and social security law, in relation  to  the  investment  of  certain
  public funds in companies boycotting Israel

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The state finance law is amended by adding  a  new  section
165-b to read as follows:
  S  165-B.  PURCHASING  RESTRICTIONS;  PERSONS BOYCOTTING ISRAEL. 1. AS
USED IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING DEFINITIONS SHALL APPLY:
  (A) "BOYCOTT ISRAEL" OR "BOYCOTT ACTIVITIES" MEANS ENGAGING IN ACTIONS
THAT ARE POLITICALLY MOTIVATED AND ARE  INTENDED  TO  PENALIZE,  INFLICT
ECONOMIC HARM ON, OR OTHERWISE LIMIT COMMERCIAL RELATIONS WITH THE STATE
OF  ISRAEL  OR  COMPANIES BASED IN THE STATE OF ISRAEL OR IN TERRITORIES
CONTROLLED BY THE STATE OF ISRAEL.
  (B) "PERSON" MEANS:
  (I) A NATURAL PERSON, CORPORATION, COMPANY, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY,
BUSINESS ASSOCIATION, PARTNERSHIP, SOCIETY, TRUST, OR ANY OTHER  NONGOV-
ERNMENTAL ENTITY, ORGANIZATION, OR GROUP.
  (II)  ANY  SUCCESSOR, SUBUNIT, PARENT ENTITY, OR SUBSIDIARY OF, OR ANY
ENTITY UNDER COMMON OWNERSHIP OR CONTROL WITH, ANY ENTITY  DESCRIBED  IN
SUBPARAGRAPH ONE OF THIS PARAGRAPH.
  2. (A) A PERSON THAT IS IDENTIFIED ON A LIST CREATED PURSUANT TO PARA-
GRAPH  (B)  OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION  AS  A  PERSON THAT BOYCOTTS ISRAEL AS
DESCRIBED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION,  SHALL  NOT  BE  DEEMED  A
RESPONSIVE BIDDER OR OFFERER PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-THREE
OF THIS ARTICLE.
  (B)  (I)  NOT  LATER  THAN ONE HUNDRED TWENTY DAYS AFTER THE EFFECTIVE
DATE OF THIS SECTION, THE COMMISSIONER  SHALL  DEVELOP  OR  CONTRACT  TO

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11575-02-5

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A8220A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §165-b, St Fin L; add §423-d, R & SS L

A8220A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to purchasing restrictions on persons boycotting Israel and the investment of certain public funds in companies boycotting Israel; requires the commissioner of general services to compile a list of companies boycotting Israel and establishes that such companies will be considered non-responsive bidders.

A8220A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 8220--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 12, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. LAVINE, SIMON, BICHOTTE, THIELE, KAMINSKY, OTIS,
  HOOPER, JAFFEE,  MILLER,  WEPRIN,  BUCHWALD,  SIMANOWITZ,  CYMBROWITZ,
  SCHIMEL,  DINOWITZ,  QUART, BRINDISI, HIKIND, KEARNS, GJONAJ, SKOUFIS,
  MOSLEY, ORTIZ, MAGNARELLI, BRAUNSTEIN, HEVESI, ABBATE, NOJAY, LUPINAC-
  CI, HAWLEY,  FITZPATRICK,  FRIEND,  LAWRENCE,  WALTER,  KOLB,  PAULIN,
  ROZIC,  CURRAN,  RA,  MURRAY  -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BLAKE,
  McDONOUGH, McKEVITT, McLAUGHLIN, RAIA -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Governmental Operations -- recommitted to  the  Committee
  on  Governmental Operations in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  state  finance  law,  in relation to purchasing
  restrictions on persons boycotting Israel; and to amend the retirement
  and social security law, in relation  to  the  investment  of  certain
  public funds in companies boycotting Israel

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The state finance law is amended by adding  a  new  section
165-b to read as follows:
  S  165-B.  PURCHASING  RESTRICTIONS;  PERSONS BOYCOTTING ISRAEL. 1. AS
USED IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING DEFINITIONS SHALL APPLY:
  (A) "BOYCOTT ISRAEL" OR "BOYCOTT ACTIVITIES" MEANS ENGAGING IN ACTIONS
THAT ARE INTENDED TO PENALIZE, INFLICT ECONOMIC HARM  ON,  OR  OTHERWISE
LIMIT  COMMERCIAL  RELATIONS WITH THE STATE OF ISRAEL OR COMPANIES BASED
IN THE STATE OF ISRAEL OR IN TERRITORIES  CONTROLLED  BY  THE  STATE  OF
ISRAEL.
  (B)  "BOYCOTT  ISRAEL"  OR "BOYCOTT ACTIVITIES" DO NOT INCLUDE ACTIONS
NECESSARY TO COMPLY WITH APPLICABLE LAW IN THE BUSINESS'S HOME JURISDIC-
TION.
  (C) "PERSON" MEANS:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11575-03-6

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