assembly Bill A2591A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to provisions in state procurement contracts involving the use of low embodied carbon concrete

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Jun 08, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.775
substituted for s542a
referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.538
rules report cal.538
reported
reported referred to rules
May 26, 2021 reported referred to ways and means
May 20, 2021 print number 2591a
May 20, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to governmental operations
Jan 19, 2021 referred to governmental operations

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A2591 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S542
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §136-d, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A8617

A2591 - Summary

Relates to provisions in state procurement contracts involving the use of low embodied carbon concrete.

A2591 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2591
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. CARROLL, DICKENS, RODRIGUEZ, GOTTFRIED, ABINANTI,
   GLICK,  STIRPE,  FAHY,  BARRON, DAVILA, NIOU, L. ROSENTHAL, EPSTEIN --
   Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. COOK, SIMON -- read once  and  referred
   to the Committee on Governmental Operations
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend the state finance law and the tax law, in relation to
   implementing "The New York State Low Embodied Carbon Concrete  Leader-
   ship 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  New  York
 State Low Embodied Carbon Concrete Leadership Act".
   §  2.  Section 165 of the state finance law is amended by adding a new
 subdivision 9 to read as follows:
   9. SPECIAL PROVISIONS FOR PURCHASE OF CONCRETE.
   A. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING  TERMS  SHALL  HAVE
 THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (I)  "CONCRETE" SHALL MEAN STRUCTURAL AND NON-STRUCTURAL MASONRY, PRE-
 CAST AND READY-MIX CONCRETE BUILDING PRODUCTS.
   (II) "CONCRETE MIX" SHALL MEAN A SPECIFIC COMBINATION  OF  COMPONENTS,
 INCLUDING WATER, CEMENT, AGGREGATE AND OTHER MATERIALS WHICH ARE USED TO
 PRODUCE  CONCRETE  PRODUCTS. THE STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES OF CONCRETE MIXES
 VARY BY STRENGTH, DURABILITY, CURING TIME AND OTHER PERFORMANCE  CHARAC-
 TERISTICS AS A RESULT OF THE DEFINED PROPORTIONS OF THEIR COMPONENTS AND
 THE METHODS USED IN THEIR PRODUCTION.
   (III)  "PORTLAND  CEMENT"  SHALL  MEAN  HYDRAULIC  CEMENT  PRODUCED BY
 PULVERIZING CLINKERS IN COMBINATION WITH ONE OR MORE  OF  THE  FORMS  OF
 CALCIUM SULFATE.
   (IV) "EMBODIED CARBON EMISSIONS" SHALL MEAN CARBON EMISSIONS GENERATED
 AS  A RESULT OF A MATERIAL'S PRODUCTION, INCLUDING MINING, REFINING, AND
 SHIPPING.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01244-03-1

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A2591A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S542
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §136-d, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A8617

A2591A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to provisions in state procurement contracts involving the use of low embodied carbon concrete.

A2591A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2591--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. CARROLL, DICKENS, RODRIGUEZ, GOTTFRIED, ABINANTI,
   STIRPE,  FAHY,  BARRON, DAVILA, NIOU, L. ROSENTHAL, EPSTEIN, ANDERSON,
   PAULIN, DINOWITZ, REYES, COLTON,  DE LA ROSA,  GALEF,  OTIS,  JACKSON,
   STECK,  GALLAGHER, PERRY, THIELE, GONZALEZ-ROJAS -- Multi-Sponsored by
   -- M. of A. COOK, CYMBROWITZ, ENGLEBRIGHT,  SIMON  --  read  once  and
   referred  to  the  Committee  on  Governmental Operations -- committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the state finance law,  in  relation  to  provisions  in
   state  procurement  contracts involving the use of low embodied carbon
   concrete
 
   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
 136-d to read as follows:
   § 136-D. CONTRACTS INVOLVING LOW  EMBODIED  CARBON  CONCRETE.  1.  ANY
 STATE  AGENCY  CONTRACT  FOR  LOW EMBODIED CARBON CONCRETE SHALL INCLUDE
 PROVISIONS  REGARDING  CONTRACTOR,  SUBCONTRACTOR  AND  WORKER   PRODUCT
 CERTIFICATION AS FOLLOWS:
   (A)  CONTRACTORS  AND SUBCONTRACTORS DOING WORK INVOLVING LOW EMBODIED
 CARBON CONCRETE SHALL CERTIFY THAT ALL WORK COMPLETED MEETS THE  MINIMUM
 STANDARDS  ESTABLISHED  UNDER  THIS  SECTION  BY  THE  OFFICE OF GENERAL
 SERVICES.
   (B) CONTRACTORS AND SUBCONTRACTORS DOING WORK INVOLVING  LOW  EMBODIED
 CONCRETE  SHALL  CERTIFY  THAT ALL PROCURED LOW EMBODIED CARBON CONCRETE
 UTILIZED ON PROJECTS MEETS THE MINIMUM STANDARDS ESTABLISHED UNDER  THIS
 SECTION BY THE OFFICE OF GENERAL SERVICES.
   2.  ANY  CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED BY THIS SECTION SHALL BE KEPT CURRENT
 FOR THE DURATION OF ALL CONTRACTS.
   3. (A) THE OFFICE  OF  GENERAL  SERVICES  SHALL  ESTABLISH  GUIDELINES
 REQUIRING  THE  PROCUREMENT  OF LOW EMBODIED CARBON CONCRETE ON PROJECTS
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.