assembly Bill A9961

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to granting a preference to New York State businesses in the state contract award process

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Mar 02, 2018 referred to governmental operations

A9961 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7596
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §162, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A4415, S61

A9961 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Grants a preference to New York state businesses in the state contract award process where the New York state business' bid is within five percent of the winning bid.

A9961 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  9961

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 2, 2018
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the state finance law, in relation to granting a prefer-
  ence to New York State businesses in the state contract award process

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

  Section 1. Section 162 of the state finance law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 2-a to read as follows:
  2-A.  PREFERRED STATUS FOR BIDS. A. PREFERRED STATUS, AS PRESCRIBED IN
THIS SECTION, SHALL BE ACCORDED TO BIDS WHERE SUCH BID'S COMMODITIES  OR
SERVICES  ARE PRODUCED BY A COMPANY WHOSE HEADQUARTERS AND PRIMARY BUSI-
NESS PRESENCE ARE LOCATED IN NEW YORK STATE AND SUCH BID WAS WITHIN FIVE
PERCENT OF THE WINNING BID. A COMPANY'S  PRIMARY  BUSINESS  PRESENCE  IS
LOCATED  IN  NEW  YORK STATE WHEN IT REALIZES MORE THAN FIFTY PERCENT OF
ITS COMBINED GROSS REVENUES FROM BUSINESS ACTIVITY GENERATED IN NEW YORK
STATE AND HAS MORE  THAN  FIFTY  PERCENT  OF  ITS  FULL-TIME  EQUIVALENT
EMPLOYEES EMPLOYED IN NEW YORK STATE.
  B. WHEN PREFERRED STATUS IS GIVEN TO MULTIPLE BIDS, THE BEST PREFERRED
STATUS BID SHALL BE CONSIDERED THE WINNING BID.
  §  2. This act shall take effect one year after it shall have become a
law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14464-01-8

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