senate Bill S3405

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to procurement of contract proposals for zero-emission buses for public transportation systems

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee


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Jan 29, 2021 referred to transportation

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S3405 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2083
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Transportation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §18-c, Transp L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8548, A10559

S3405 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires a best-value contracting framework when evaluating procurement contract proposals for zero-emission buses and charging equipment.

S3405 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3405 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3405
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 29, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  KENNEDY,  BAILEY,  GOUNARDES,  HOYLMAN, KAMINSKY,
   KAPLAN, KRUEGER, MAY, THOMAS -- read twice and  ordered  printed,  and
   when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend the transportation law, in relation to procurement of
   contract proposals for zero-emission buses

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The transportation law is amended by adding a new section
 18-c to read as follows:
   § 18-C. ZERO-EMISSION BUS PROCUREMENT CONTRACT PROPOSALS.    1.  EVERY
 PUBLIC  TRANSPORTATION  SYSTEM  ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE OPERATING ASSISTANCE
 PURSUANT TO SECTION EIGHTEEN-B OF THIS ARTICLE SHALL USE A  SYSTEM  THAT
 INCORPORATES A BEST-VALUE CONTRACTING FRAMEWORK TO CONSIDER THE QUALITY,
 COST  AND  EFFICIENCY  OF  OFFERORS WHEN EVALUATING PROCUREMENT CONTRACT
 PROPOSALS FOR THE PURCHASE OF ZERO-EMISSION BUSES  AND  CHARGING  EQUIP-
 MENT.  SUCH  FRAMEWORK  SHALL  REFLECT, WHENEVER POSSIBLE, OBJECTIVE AND
 QUANTIFIABLE ANALYSIS. SUCH  FRAMEWORK  SHALL  IDENTIFY  A  QUANTITATIVE
 FACTOR  FOR  OFFERORS  THAT PRIORITIZE AND INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING IN SUCH
 PROCUREMENT CONTRACT PROPOSAL:
   A. AN EMPLOYMENT PLAN WHICH SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
   (I) WORKER WAGES;
   (II) WORKER BENEFITS;
   (III) WORKER SAFETY;
   (IV) TRAINING, RETRAINING, AND REGISTERED APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS; AND
   (V) A COMMITMENT TO CREATE HIGH QUALITY JOBS WITHIN THE STATE  TO  THE
 MAXIMUM  EXTENT  PRACTICABLE FOR DISADVANTAGED OR UNDERREPRESENTED INDI-
 VIDUALS;
   B. A COMMITMENT TO CONSIDER THE INTERESTS OF MEMBERS OF THE  COMMUNITY
 THAT  SURROUND  SUCH  OFFEROR'S FACILITY AND THE INTERESTS OF MEMBERS OF
 THE COMMUNITY FROM WHICH WORKERS ARE RECRUITED; AND
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05761-01-1

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