Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||
referred to governmental operations
|Mar 01, 2021||
referred to governmental operations
Assembly Bill A5886
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-A5886 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-A5886 (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.
2021-A5886 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5886 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y March 1, 2021 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. LAVINE, PAULIN, THIELE, OTIS, WEPRIN, BICHOTTE HERMELYN, CYMBROWITZ, DINOWITZ, BRAUNSTEIN, HEVESI, ABBATE, ROZIC, HAWLEY, FITZPATRICK, FRIEND -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. McDONOUGH -- read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations 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. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00470-01-1
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