senate Bill S2430

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to purchasing restrictions on persons boycotting Israel and the investment of certain public funds in companies boycotting Israel

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to finance
Jan 24, 2019 referred to finance

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S2430 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5847
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
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:
2015-2016: A8220
2017-2018: A3239
2021-2022: S706, A5886

S2430 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to purchasing restrictions on persons boycotting Israel and the investment of certain public funds in companies boycotting Israel; requires the commissioner of general services to compile a list of companies boycotting Israel and establishes that such companies will be considered non-responsive bidders.

S2430 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2430 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2430

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- 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  purchasing
  restrictions on persons boycotting Israel; and to amend the retirement
  and  social  security  law,  in  relation to the investment of certain
  public funds in companies boycotting Israel

  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  BOYCOTTING  ISRAEL.  1.  AS
USED IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING DEFINITIONS SHALL APPLY:
  (A) "BOYCOTT ISRAEL" OR "BOYCOTT ACTIVITIES" MEANS ENGAGING IN ACTIONS
THAT  ARE  INTENDED  TO PENALIZE, INFLICT ECONOMIC HARM ON, OR OTHERWISE
LIMIT COMMERCIAL RELATIONS WITH THE STATE OF ISRAEL OR  COMPANIES  BASED
IN  THE  STATE  OF  ISRAEL  OR IN TERRITORIES CONTROLLED BY THE STATE OF
ISRAEL.
  (B) "BOYCOTT ISRAEL" OR "BOYCOTT ACTIVITIES" DO  NOT  INCLUDE  ACTIONS
NECESSARY TO COMPLY WITH APPLICABLE LAW IN THE BUSINESS'S HOME JURISDIC-
TION.
  (C) "PERSON" MEANS:
  (I) A CORPORATION, COMPANY, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, BUSINESS, BUSI-
NESS  ASSOCIATION,  PARTNERSHIP, SOCIETY, TRUST, OR ANY OTHER NONGOVERN-
MENTAL ENTITY, ORGANIZATION, OR GROUP.
  (II) ANY SUCCESSOR, SUBUNIT, PARENT ENTITY, OR SUBSIDIARY OF,  OR  ANY
ENTITY  UNDER  COMMON OWNERSHIP OR CONTROL WITH, ANY ENTITY DESCRIBED IN
SUBPARAGRAPH (I) OF THIS PARAGRAPH.
  2. (A) A PERSON THAT IS IDENTIFIED ON A LIST CREATED PURSUANT TO PARA-
GRAPH (B) OF THIS SUBDIVISION  AS  A  PERSON  THAT  BOYCOTTS  ISRAEL  AS
DESCRIBED  IN  SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF  THIS SECTION, SHALL NOT BE DEEMED A

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08520-01-9

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