senate Bill S542

2021-2022 Legislative Session

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

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Current Bill Status Via A2591 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 08, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.775
substituted for s542a
Jun 08, 2021 substituted by a2591a
May 24, 2021 amended on third reading (t) 542a
Apr 28, 2021 advanced to third reading
Apr 27, 2021 2nd report cal.
Apr 26, 2021 1st report cal.775
Apr 19, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Jan 25, 2021 committee discharged and committed to procurement and contracts
Jan 06, 2021 referred to finance

Votes

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Apr 27, 2021 - Finance committee Vote

S542
15
1
committee
15
Aye
1
Nay
7
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 19, 2021 - Procurement and Contracts committee Vote

S542
5
2
committee
5
Aye
2
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Procurement and Contracts Committee Vote: Apr 19, 2021

nay (2)

Co-Sponsors

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S542 - Details

Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §165, St Fin L; amd §606 Tax L

S542 - Summary

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

S542 - Sponsor Memo

S542 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    542
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. KAMINSKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance
 
 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.
   (V)  "GLOBAL  WARMING POTENTIAL" (GWP) SHALL MEAN A NUMERIC VALUE THAT
 MEASURES THE TOTAL CONTRIBUTION TO GLOBAL WARMING FROM THE  EMISSION  OF

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

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S542A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §165, St Fin L; amd §606 Tax L

S542A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S542A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S542A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  542--A
     Cal. No. 775
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  KAMINSKY,  BENJAMIN,  BIAGGI, GOUNARDES, HOYLMAN,
   KAVANAGH, KRUEGER, MYRIE, RAMOS, REICHLIN-MELNICK, SALAZAR,  SEPULVEDA
   -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
   the Committee on Finance -- committee discharged and said bill commit-
   ted  to the Committee on Procurement and Contracts -- reported favora-
   bly from said committee and committed to the Committee on  Finance  --
   reported  favorably  from  said committee, ordered to first and second
   report, ordered to a third reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,
   retaining its place in the order of third reading
 
 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.
 

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