|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 05, 2019||referred to election law|
delivered to assembly
|Feb 28, 2019||advanced to third reading|
|Feb 27, 2019||2nd report cal.|
|Feb 26, 2019||1st report cal.165|
|Feb 04, 2019||referred to elections|
senate Bill S3167
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S3167 (ACTIVE) - Details
S3167 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3167 SPONSOR: MYRIE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the election law, in relation to government vendor contributions PURPOSE: This bill would reduce the appearance of or actual improper influence of the state contracting process and increase its fairness by banning camp- ing contributions from a company seeking state contracts to officehold- ers with authority over procuring entities during a "restricted vendor contribution period." Prospective vendors would be barred from making contributions when responding to a request for proposals (RFPs) for six months after winning a contract, or when lobbying to create a procure- ment opportunity. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
S3167 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3167 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 4, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MYRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Elections AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to government vendor contributions THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The election law is amended by adding a new section 14-131 to read as follows: § 14-131. GOVERNMENT VENDOR CONTRIBUTIONS. 1. (A) IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL DURING THE RESTRICTED VENDOR CONTRIBUTION PERIOD FOR ANY PERSON, ORGAN- IZATION, GROUP OF PERSONS, OR BUSINESS ENTITY THAT SUBMITS A BID, QUOTA- TION, OFFER OR RESPONSE TO A STATE GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY POSTING OR SOLIC- ITATION FOR PROCUREMENT TO MAKE A CONTRIBUTION TO ANY OFFICEHOLDER OF OR WITH AUTHORITY OVER THE STATE GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY OR ENTITIES RESPONSI- BLE FOR ISSUING SUCH PROCUREMENT POSTING OR SOLICITATION, EVALUATING RESPONSES TO THE PROCUREMENT POSTING OR SOLICITATION FOR PURPOSES OF DETERMINING AN AWARD, OR APPROVING THE SELECTION OF AN AWARDEE, OR AWARDING THE FINAL CONTRACT, OR TO ANY CANDIDATE FOR AN OFFICE OF SUCH GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY, INCLUDING TO SUCH OFFICEHOLDER'S OR CANDIDATE'S AUTHORIZED POLITICAL COMMITTEES OR POLITICAL COMMITTEES THE OFFICEHOLDER OR CANDIDATE EXERTS OPERATIONAL CONTROL OVER. IT SHALL FURTHER BE UNLAW- FUL, PURSUANT TO SECTION 14-120 OF THIS ARTICLE, TO MAKE CONTRIBUTIONS TO POLITICAL COMMITTEES NOT AUTHORIZED OR OPERATIONALLY CONTROLLED BY THE OFFICEHOLDER OR CANDIDATE FOR THE PURPOSE OF TRANSFERRING A CONTRIB- UTION TO THE OFFICEHOLDER'S OR CANDIDATE'S AUTHORIZED POLITICAL COMMIT- TEES OR POLITICAL COMMITTEES THEY EXERT OPERATIONAL CONTROL OVER. (B) FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION THE ASSEMBLY AND SENATE SHALL BE SEPARATE AND DISTINCT GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES WHEN A PARTICULAR POSTING OR SOLICITATION FOR PROCUREMENT IS ISSUED BY ONLY ONE RESPECTIVE HOUSE. (C) THE STATE GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY DIRECTLY RESPONSIBLE FOR ISSUING SUCH POSTING OR SOLICITATION FOR PROCUREMENT SHALL INCLUDE A NOTICE OF EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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