|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Sep 04, 2020||referred to rules|
senate Bill S8966
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S8966 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Current Committee:
- Senate Rules
- Law Section:
- State Finance Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §162-a, St Fin L; add §104-d, Gen Muni L; add §2877-a, Pub Auth L; add §12-a, Hway L
S8966 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8966 SPONSOR: KENNEDY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the state finance law, the general municipal law, the public authorities law and the highway law, in relation to enacting the New York state buy American salt act SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one amends the title of the bill as the "New York state buy American salt act." Section two amends the state finance law by adding a new Section 162a to provide that any agency or authority purchasing rock salt must purchase American mined salt, subject to waiver and other provisions. Section three amends the general municipal law by adding a new section 104d to provide that any public agency or political subdivision purchas- ing rock salt must purchase American mined salt, subject to waiver and other provisions.
S8966 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8966 I N S E N A T E September 4, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the state finance law, the general municipal law, the public authorities law and the highway law, in relation to enacting the New York state buy American salt act THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "New York state buy American salt act". § 2. The state finance law is amended by adding a new section 162-a to read as follows: § 162-A. THE NEW YORK STATE BUY AMERICAN SALT ACT. 1. USE OF AMERICAN MATERIALS. (A) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, EACH CONTRACT FOR PURCHASE OR PROCUREMENT MADE BY A PUBLIC AGENCY SHALL CONTAIN A PROVISION THAT THE ROCK SALT, OR SODIUM CHLORIDE, USED OR SUPPLIED IN THE PERFORMANCE OF THE CONTRACT OR ANY SUBCONTRACT THERETO SHALL BE MINED IN THE UNITED STATES. (B) FOR THE PURPOSES OF SECTION ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-THREE OF THIS ARTI- CLE, NO BIDDER SHALL BE DEEMED TO BE THE LOWEST RESPONSIBLE AND RELIABLE BIDDER AND NO BID SHALL BE DEEMED THE BEST VALUE UNLESS THE BID OFFERED BY SUCH BIDDER WILL COMPLY WITH THE CONTRACT TERM REQUIRED BY PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDIVISION. (C) THE PROVISIONS OF PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL NOT APPLY IN ANY CASE OR CATEGORY OF CASES IN WHICH THE EXECUTIVE HEAD OF A PUBLIC AGENCY FINDS: (I) THAT THE APPLICATION OF THIS SECTION WOULD BE INCONSISTENT WITH THE PUBLIC INTEREST; (II) THAT SUCH MATERIALS AND PRODUCTS ARE NOT PRODUCED IN THE UNITED STATES IN SUFFICIENT AND REASONABLY AVAILABLE QUANTITIES AND OF A SATIS- FACTORY QUALITY; OR (III) THAT INCLUSION OF DOMESTIC MATERIAL WILL INCREASE THE COST OF THE OVERALL PROCUREMENT CONTRACT BY MORE THAN TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT. (D) IF THE EXECUTIVE RECEIVES A REQUEST FOR A WAIVER UNDER PARAGRAPH (C) OF THIS SUBDIVISION, THE EXECUTIVE SHALL PROVIDE NOTICE OF AND AN EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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