|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 11, 2019||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
senate Bill S1173
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1173 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Current Committee:
- Senate Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs
- Law Section:
- General Municipal Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §103, Gen Muni L; amd §353, Exec L
- Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
S1173 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Directs municipalities and school districts to consider whether a prospective bidder is a veteran owned business when establishing its list of pre-qualified bidders; directs the director of the division of veterans' affairs to determine applications for designation of a business as a veteran owned business.
S1173 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1173 SPONSOR: AMEDORE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general municipal law and the executive law, in relation to including the consideration of whether prospective bidders are veteran owned businesses when a municipality or school district establishes its list of pre-qualified bidders PURPOSE: Directs municipalities and school districts to consider whether a prospective bidder is a veteran owned business when establishing its list of pre-qualified bidders. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends Paragraph (a) of subdivision 15 of section 103 of the general municipal law.
S1173 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1173 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 11, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. AMEDORE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi- ty and Military Affairs AN ACT to amend the general municipal law and the executive law, in relation to including the consideration of whether prospective bidders are veteran owned businesses when a municipality or school district establishes its list of pre-qualified bidders THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 15 of section 103 of the general municipal law, as added by section 1-a of part MM of chapter 57 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows: (a) Notwithstanding any general, special or local law or rule or regu- lation to the contrary, an officer, board or agency of any county, any school district or any political subdivision of the state with a popu- lation of fifty thousand or more charged with awarding a contract for public work may establish guidelines governing the qualifications of bidders seeking to bid or enter into such contracts. If such officer, board or agency maintains an appropriate list of qualified bidders, the bidding shall be restricted to those who have qualified prior to the receipt of bids according to standards fixed by such officer, board or agency. In determining whether a prospective bidder qualifies for inclu- sion on a list of pre-qualified bidders, the officer, board or agency shall consider the experience and record of performance of the prospec- tive bidder in the particular type of work, as well as: (i) the prospec- tive bidder's ability to undertake the particular type and complexity of work; (ii) the financial capability, responsibility and reliability of the prospective bidder for such type and complexity of work; (iii) the record of the prospective bidder in complying with existing labor stand- ards and maintaining harmonious labor relations; (iv) WHETHER THE PROSPECTIVE BIDDER IS A VETERAN OWNED BUSINESS CERTIFIED BY THE DIRECTOR EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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