assembly Bill A6595

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to purchasing restrictions and investment of certain public funds in persons that contract to build a border wall

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to governmental operations
Mar 09, 2017 referred to governmental operations

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A6595 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5405
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §165-b, St Fin L; add §423-d, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: A5275, S2188
2021-2022: S3316

A6595 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to purchasing restrictions and investment of certain public funds in persons that contract to build a border wall; requires the commissioner to develop and publish, using credible information available to the public, a list of persons determined by the commissioner, that have contracted to build a border wall.

A6595 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6595

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. ROZIC, BICHOTTE, MAYER -- 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 that contract to build a border wall; to amend
  the  retirement and social security law, in relation to the investment
  of certain public funds in persons that contract  to  build  a  border
  wall;  and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration
  thereof

  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 THAT  CONTRACT  TO  BUILD  A
BORDER WALL. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING DEFINITIONS SHALL
APPLY:
  (A)  "CONTRACTS  TO  BUILD  A  BORDER WALL" SHALL MEAN ENTERING INTO A
CONTRACT WITH THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FOR THE PURPOSES OF BUILDING A WALL
ALONG THE BORDER OF MEXICO AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
  (B) "PERSON" SHALL  MEAN  ANY  NATURAL  PERSON,  CORPORATION,  LIMITED
LIABILITY  COMPANY,  UNINCORPORATED  ASSOCIATION OR ANY OTHER NONGOVERN-
MENTAL ENTITY,  ORGANIZATION,  OR  GROUP,  OR  ANY  SUCCESSOR,  SUBUNIT,
PARENT, OR SUBSIDIARY OF THE SAME.
  2.  (A)  ANY  PERSON  THAT IS IDENTIFIED ON A LIST CREATED PURSUANT TO
PARAGRAPH (B) OF THIS SUBDIVISION AS A PERSON THAT CONTRACTS TO BUILD  A
BORDER  WALL,  AS  DEFINED  IN  PARAGRAPH (A) OF 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) NOT LATER THAN NINETY  DAYS  AFTER  THE  EFFECTIVE  DATE  OF  THIS
SECTION,  AND  THEN  ANNUALLY THEREAFTER, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL DEVELOP
AND PUBLISH, USING CREDIBLE INFORMATION AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC, A  LIST
OF PERSONS DETERMINED BY THE COMMISSIONER, THAT HAVE CONTRACTED TO BUILD

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