senate Bill S2981

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Enacts the "American made flag act" to require that American flags purchased for use by the state government be made in the United States

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to finance
Jan 31, 2019 referred to finance

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S2981 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §165, St Fin L; amd §403, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6580
2015-2016: S288
2017-2018: S4007

S2981 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "American made flag act" to require that American flags purchased for use by the state government be made in the United States.

S2981 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2981 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2981

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 31, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. FUNKE, AKSHAR, GALLIVAN, HELMING, RITCHIE, ROBACH,
  SEWARD -- read twice and ordered  printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
  committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to amend the state finance law and the executive law, in relation
  to enacting the "American made flag act"

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as  the  "American
made flag act".
  §  2.  Section 165 of the state finance law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 9 to read as follows:
  9. FLAGS. ONLY FLAGS, REGARDLESS OF SIZE, THAT ARE ONE HUNDRED PERCENT
MANUFACTURED  IN  THE  UNITED  STATES,  FROM  ARTICLES,  MATERIALS,   OR
SUPPLIES,  ONE  HUNDRED PERCENT OF WHICH ARE GROWN, PRODUCED OR MANUFAC-
TURED IN THE UNITED STATES, MAY  BE  PURCHASED  FOR  USE  BY  THE  STATE
GOVERNMENT.  FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, THE TERM "FLAG" SHALL
HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF  SECTION  FOUR
HUNDRED ONE OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW.
  §  3.  Section  403  of  the  executive law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 22 to read as follows:
  22. ALL FLAGS PURCHASED AND DISPLAYED AT ANY PUBLIC BUILDING SHALL  BE
MADE IN THE UNITED STATES FROM AMERICAN MATERIALS, AS PROVIDED IN SUBDI-
VISION NINE OF SECTION ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-FIVE OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW.
  § 4. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07169-01-9

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