senate Bill S6639A

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Enacts the "New York Buy American Act"

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Current Bill Status Via A8427 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 15, 2017 signed chap.451
Dec 06, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2017 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.2179
substituted for s6639a
Jun 21, 2017 substituted by a8427a
ordered to third reading cal.2179
Jun 18, 2017 print number 6639a
Jun 18, 2017 amend (t) and recommit to rules
Jun 09, 2017 referred to rules

Co-Sponsors

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S6639 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8427A
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §146, St Fin L; amd §2603-a, Pub Auth L

S6639 - Summary

Enacts the "New York Buy American act"; provides that all contracts over one million dollars in value and made and awarded by any department or agency of the state for the construction, reconstruction, alteration, repair, maintenance or improvement of any roads or bridges shall contain a provision that the iron, steel and concrete used or supplied in the performance of the contract or any subcontract thereto and permanently incorporated into such road or bridge, shall be produced or made in whole or substantial part in the United States, its territories or possessions; enacts provisions relating to a working group between NYS and Canada.

S6639 - Sponsor Memo

S6639 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6639

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  ROBACH,  AVELLA,  CROCI, FUNKE, GALLIVAN, HANNON,
  JACOBS, LANZA, MARCHIONE, MURPHY -- read twice  and  ordered  printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the state finance law and the public authorities law, in
  relation  to  enacting  the "New York Buy American Act"; and providing
  for the repeal of certain provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "New York Buy American Act".
  S 2. Section 146 of the state finance law, as added by chapter 1014 of
the laws of 1981, is amended to read as follows:
  S 146. Certain construction contracts involving steel.    1.  Notwith-
standing  any  other  provisions  of law, all contracts over one hundred
thousand dollars in value made and awarded by any department  or  agency
of  the  state for the construction, reconstruction, alteration, repair,
maintenance or improvement of any public works shall require that struc-
tural steel, reinforcing steel and/or other  major  steel  items  to  be
incorporated  in  the  work of the contract shall be produced or made in
whole or substantial part in  the  United  States,  its  territories  or
possessions.
  2.  NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION,
ALL CONTRACTS OVER ONE MILLION DOLLARS IN VALUE AND MADE AND AWARDED  BY
ANY  DEPARTMENT  OR  AGENCY  OF  THE  STATE FOR THE CONSTRUCTION, RECON-
STRUCTION, ALTERATION, REPAIR, MAINTENANCE OR IMPROVEMENT OF  ANY  ROADS
OR  BRIDGES, SHALL CONTAIN A PROVISION THAT THE IRON, STEEL AND CONCRETE
USED OR SUPPLIED IN THE PERFORMANCE OF THE CONTRACT OR  ANY  SUBCONTRACT
THERETO  AND PERMANENTLY INCORPORATED INTO SUCH ROAD OR BRIDGE, SHALL BE
PRODUCED OR MADE IN WHOLE OR SUBSTANTIAL PART IN THE UNITED STATES,  ITS
TERRITORIES  OR POSSESSIONS. IN THE CASE OF AN IRON OR STEEL PRODUCT ALL
MANUFACTURING MUST TAKE PLACE IN THE UNITED  STATES,  FROM  THE  INITIAL

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13106-03-7

Co-Sponsors

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S6639A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8427A
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §146, St Fin L; amd §2603-a, Pub Auth L

S6639A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "New York Buy American act"; provides that all contracts over one million dollars in value and made and awarded by any department or agency of the state for the construction, reconstruction, alteration, repair, maintenance or improvement of any roads or bridges shall contain a provision that the iron, steel and concrete used or supplied in the performance of the contract or any subcontract thereto and permanently incorporated into such road or bridge, shall be produced or made in whole or substantial part in the United States, its territories or possessions; enacts provisions relating to a working group between NYS and Canada.

S6639A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6639A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6639--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  ROBACH,  AKSHAR,  AVELLA,  BONACIC, CROCI, FUNKE,
  GALLIVAN, HAMILTON, HANNON, HELMING, JACOBS, LANZA, MARCHIONE, MURPHY,
  PERALTA, SAVINO, YOUNG -- read twice and  ordered  printed,  and  when
  printed  to  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Rules -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the state finance law and the public authorities law, in
  relation to enacting the "New York Buy American  Act";  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. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "New York Buy American Act".
  S 2. Section 146 of the state finance law, as added by chapter 1014 of
the laws of 1981, is amended to read as follows:
  S  146.  Certain  construction contracts involving steel.  1. Notwith-
standing any other provisions of law, all  contracts  over  one  hundred
thousand  dollars  in value made and awarded by any department or agency
of the state for the construction, reconstruction,  alteration,  repair,
maintenance or improvement of any public works shall require that struc-
tural  steel,  reinforcing  steel  and/or  other major steel items to be
incorporated in the work of the contract shall be produced  or  made  in
whole  or  substantial  part  in  the  United States, its territories or
possessions.
  2. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS  SECTION,
ALL  CONTRACTS OVER ONE MILLION DOLLARS IN VALUE AND MADE AND AWARDED BY
THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, THE OFFICE OF  GENERAL  SERVICES,  AND
THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK CONSTRUCTION FUND FOR THE CONSTRUCTION,
RECONSTRUCTION,  ALTERATION,  REPAIR,  MAINTENANCE OR IMPROVEMENT OF ANY
SURFACE ROADS OR BRIDGES, SHALL CONTAIN A PROVISION THAT THE  STRUCTURAL
IRON  AND  STRUCTURAL  STEEL  USED OR SUPPLIED IN THE PERFORMANCE OF THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13106-09-7

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