Bill S2843-2015

Authorizes political subdivisions to consider prospective bidders commitment to working with emerging businesses when establishing lists of qualified bidders for contracts

Authorizes political subdivisions to consider prospective bidders' commitment to working with emerging businesses when establishing lists of qualified bidders for municipal contracts.

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  • Jan 29, 2015: REFERRED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT

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BILL NUMBER:S2843

TITLE OF BILL:

An act to amend the general municipal law, in relation to the establishment of lists of qualified bidders based upon the bidders' commitment to working with emerging business enterprises

PURPOSE:

Authorizes political subdivisions to consider prospective bidders commitment to working with emerging businesses when establishing lists of qualified bidders for contracts.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section one amends subparagraph (iv) of paragraph (a) of subdivision 15 of section 103 of the general municipal law, as added by section 1-a of part MM of chapter 57 of the laws of 2008.

Section two is the effective date.

JUSTIFICATION:

This legislation authorizes political subdivisions to consider prospective bidders commitment to working with emerging businesses when establishing lists of qualified bidders for contracts.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

2014: S7901 Referred to Rules

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

Immediately.


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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 2843 2015-2016 Regular Sessions IN SENATE January 29, 2015 ___________
Introduced by Sen. LANZA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to the establish- ment of lists of qualified bidders based upon the bidders' commitment to working with emerging business enterprises THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subparagraph (iv) of paragraph (a) of subdivision 15 of section 103 of the general municipal law, as added by section 1-a of part MM of chapter 57 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows: (iv) the prospective bidder's compliance with equal employment oppor- tunity requirements and anti-discrimination laws, and demonstrated commitment to working with minority and women-owned businesses AND EMERGING BUSINESS ENTERPRISES, AS DEFINED BY LOCAL LAW OR ORDINANCE OF THE POLITICAL SUBDIVISION, through joint ventures or subcontractor relationships; and S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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