senate Bill S2492

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to purchasing restrictions

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 08, 2017 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 07, 2017 ordered to third reading cal.402
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 13, 2017 referred to finance

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S2492 - Details

Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §165-b, St Fin L; add §423-d, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S6378A

S2492 - Summary

Relates to purchasing restrictions and persons boycotting American allies.

S2492 - Sponsor Memo

S2492 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2492

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. PHILLIPS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to amend the state finance law  and  the  retirement  and  social
  security law, in relation to purchasing restrictions

  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 CERTAIN AMERICAN
ALLIES. 1. AS USED IN THIS  SECTION,  THE  FOLLOWING  DEFINITIONS  SHALL
APPLY:
  (A) "ALLIED NATION" SHALL MEAN:
  (I)  ANY  COUNTRY THAT IS A MEMBER OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGAN-
IZATION;
  (II) ANY COUNTRY THAT IS A SIGNATORY OF THE SOUTHEAST ASIA  TREATY  OF
1954;
  (III)  ANY  COUNTRY,  OTHER THAN VENEZUELA, THAT IS A SIGNATORY OF THE
RIO TREATY OF 1947;
  (IV) IRELAND;
  (V) ISRAEL;
  (VI) JAPAN; AND/OR
  (VII) THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA.
  (B) "BOYCOTT" SHALL MEAN TO ENGAGE IN ANY ACTIVITY, OR TO  PROMOTE  OR
ENCOURAGE  OTHERS  TO  ENGAGE  IN  ANY ACTIVITY, THAT WILL RESULT IN ANY
PERSON ABSTAINING FROM COMMERCIAL, SOCIAL OR POLITICAL  RELATIONS,  WITH
ANY ALLIED NATION, OR COMPANIES BASED IN AN ALLIED NATION OR IN TERRITO-
RIES  CONTROLLED  BY  AN  ALLIED  NATION,  WITH  THE INTENT TO PENALIZE,
INFLICT, OR CAUSE HARM TO, OR OTHERWISE PROMOTE OR CAST DISREPUTE  UPON,
SUCH ALLIED NATION, ITS PEOPLE OR ITS COMMERCIAL PRODUCTS.
  (C)  "PERSON"  SHALL  MEAN  ANY  NATURAL  PERSON, CORPORATION, LIMITED
LIABILITY COMPANY, UNINCORPORATED ASSOCIATION OR  ANY  OTHER  NONGOVERN-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06828-01-7