senate Bill S7596

2017-2018 Legislative Session

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 19, 2018 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 18, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.1857
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 29, 2018 referred to finance

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S7596 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9961
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §162, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S61, A4415

S7596 (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.

S7596 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7596 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7596

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 29, 2018
                               ___________

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

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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