Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018||
referred to governmental operations
|Jan 27, 2017||
referred to governmental operations
Assembly Bill A3239
2017-2018 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
Rodneyse Bichotte Hermelyn
2017-A3239 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Current Committee:
- Assembly Governmental Operations
- Law Section:
- State Finance Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §165-b, St Fin L; add §423-d, R & SS L
- Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
2017-A3239 (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.
2017-A3239 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3239 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y January 27, 2017 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. LAVINE, BICHOTTE, THIELE, OTIS, HOOPER, JAFFEE, M. G. MILLER, WEPRIN, BUCHWALD, SIMANOWITZ, CYMBROWITZ, DINOWITZ, QUART, BRINDISI, HIKIND, KEARNS, GJONAJ, SKOUFIS, MOSLEY, ORTIZ, MAGNARELLI, BRAUNSTEIN, HEVESI, ABBATE, LUPINACCI, HAWLEY, FITZPA- TRICK, FRIEND, WALTER, KOLB, PAULIN, ROZIC, CURRAN, RA, MURRAY -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BLAKE, McDONOUGH, McKEVITT, McLAUGH- LIN, RAIA, WRIGHT -- 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: § 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: (I) A CORPORATION, COMPANY, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, BUSINESS, BUSI- NESS ASSOCIATION, PARTNERSHIP, SOCIETY, TRUST, OR ANY OTHER NONGOVERN- MENTAL ENTITY, ORGANIZATION, OR GROUP. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07887-01-7
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