Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022
referred to procurement and contracts
|Nov 19, 2021
referred to rules
Senate Bill S7534
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Procurement And Contracts Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S7534 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S7534 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Provides that certain purchase contracts can be awarded to a qualified bidder who fulfills certain values based procurement standards when such bid is not more than 10% higher than the lowest responsible bidder and when the bidder makes publicly available data on where such bidder sources their food items; sets forth the criteria for values based procurement standards to include local economies, environmental sustainability, valued workforce, valued agricultural workforce, animal welfare, nutrition, and racial equity.
2021-S7534 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7534 SPONSOR: HINCHEY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general municipal law, in relation to the awarding of certain purchase contracts PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To provide that certain purchase contracts can be awarded to a qualified bidder who fulfills certain values-based standards when such bid is not more than 10'1- higher than the lowest responsible bidder SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one amends the general municipal law in relation to allowing contracts for public work to select an otherwise qualified bidder who fulfills one or more of the values based procurement standards. Section two establishes the values based procurement standards and criteria. Section three states the effective date.
2021-S7534 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7534 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E November 19, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HINCHEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to the awarding of certain purchase contracts THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 103 of the general municipal law, as amended by section 1 of chapter 2 of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows: 1. (A) Except as otherwise expressly provided by an act of the legis- lature or by a local law adopted prior to September first, nineteen hundred fifty-three, all contracts for public work involving an expendi- ture of more than thirty-five thousand dollars and all purchase contracts involving an expenditure of more than twenty thousand dollars, shall be awarded by the appropriate officer, board or agency of a poli- tical subdivision or of any district therein including but not limited to a soil conservation district to the lowest responsible bidder furnishing the required security after advertisement for sealed bids in the manner provided by this section, provided, however, that purchase contracts (including contracts for service work, but excluding any purchase contracts necessary for the completion of a public works contract pursuant to article eight of the labor law) may be awarded on the basis of best value, as defined in section one hundred sixty-three of the state finance law, to a responsive and responsible bidder or offerer in the manner provided by this section except that in a poli- tical subdivision other than a city with a population of one million inhabitants or more or any district, board or agency with jurisdiction exclusively therein the use of best value for awarding a purchase contract or purchase contracts must be authorized by local law or, in the case of a district corporation, school district or board of cooper- ative educational services, by rule, regulation or resolution adopted at EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD11795-08-1
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