senate Bill S4135

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the New York state business contract database

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Elections Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to elections
Feb 02, 2021 referred to elections

S4135 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Add §14-125, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S2199
2017-2018: S1163
2019-2020: S507

S4135 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the New York state business contract database.

S4135 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4135 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4135
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 2, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Elections
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend the election law, in relation to establishing the New
   York state business contract database
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1.  The election law is amended by adding a new section 14-125
 to read as follows:
   §  14-125. NEW YORK STATE BUSINESS CONTRACT DATABASE. 1. A. AS USED IN
 THIS SECTION:
   (I) THE TERM "BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS WITH THE STATE"  SHALL  MEAN  ANY
 CONTRACT  FOR THE PROCUREMENT OF GOODS, SERVICES OR CONSTRUCTION THAT IS
 ENTERED INTO OR IN EFFECT WITH THE STATE OF NEW YORK OR  ANY  AGENCY  OR
 ENTITY  AFFILIATED THERETO NOT AWARDED THROUGH A COMPETITIVE BID PROCESS
 PURSUANT TO ARTICLES NINE AND ELEVEN OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW.  BUSINESS
 RELATIONSHIPS  WITH  THE  STATE  SHALL  NOT  MEAN  ANY  PERSON OR ENTITY
 REJECTED FROM PARTICIPATION IN SUCH A CONTRACT OR ANY PERSON  OR  ENTITY
 NOT  PARTICIPATING  IN  SUCH A CONTRACT WITHIN TWENTY-FOUR MONTHS OF ANY
 ELECTION.
   (II) THE TERM "NEW YORK STATE BUSINESS CONTRACT DATABASE" SHALL MEAN A
 DATABASE CREATED, OPERATED, MAINTAINED AND UPDATED BY  THE  STATE  COMP-
 TROLLER ACCESSIBLE TO THE PUBLIC WHICH CONTAINS THE NAMES OF PERSONS WHO
 HAVE  BUSINESS  RELATIONSHIPS  WITH  THE  STATE.  SUCH DATABASE SHALL BE
 CREATED, OPERATED, MAINTAINED AND UPDATED BY THE STATE COMPTROLLER IN  A
 MANNER  SO  AS  TO  ENSURE  ITS  REASONABLE  ACCURACY  AND COMPLETENESS;
 PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT IN NO EVENT SHALL SUCH DATABASE BE UPDATED  LESS
 FREQUENTLY THAN ONCE A MONTH IN ANY GENERAL ELECTION YEAR. SUCH DATABASE
 SHALL  ENABLE MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC TO DETERMINE IF A GIVEN PERSON HAS A
 BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP WITH THE STATE.
   (III) THE TERM "PERSON" SHALL INCLUDE  ANY  CHIEF  EXECUTIVE  OFFICER,
 CHIEF  FINANCIAL  OFFICER  OR  CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER OF SUCH ENTITY OR
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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