Bill Text: NY A06755 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Authorizes municipalities to contract for services through contracts let by any other governmental entity.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 16-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-19 - referred to local governments [A06755 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A06755-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     March 19, 2019
        Introduced  by M. of A. WALCZYK -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Local Governments
        AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in  relation  to  authorizing
          municipalities to contract for services through any other governmental
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 16 of section 103 of the general municipal law,
     2  as amended by chapter 497 of the laws of 2013, is  amended  to  read  as
     3  follows:
     4    16.  Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivisions one, two and three
     5  of this section, and section one hundred four of this article, any offi-
     6  cer, board or agency of a political subdivision or of any district ther-
     7  ein authorized to make purchases of apparatus, materials,  equipment  or
     8  supplies, or to contract for services related to the installation, main-
     9  tenance  or repair of apparatus, materials, equipment, and supplies, may
    10  make such purchases, or may contract for [such] services [related to the
    11  installation, maintenance or repair of apparatus, materials,  equipment,
    12  and  supplies],  as  may  be  required  by such political subdivision or
    13  district therein through the use of a contract let by the United  States
    14  of  America  or  any  agency  thereof,  any state or any other political
    15  subdivision or district therein if such contract was let to  the  lowest
    16  responsible  bidder or on the basis of best value in a manner consistent
    17  with this section and made available for use by other governmental enti-
    18  ties; provided, however, that no political subdivision or district ther-
    19  ein, other than a city with a population of one million or more inhabit-
    20  ants or any district, board  or  agency  with  jurisdiction  exclusively
    21  therein,  may  make such purchases or contract for such services through
    22  the use of such a contract let on the basis of best value  in  a  manner
    23  consistent  with  this  section  unless  the  political  subdivision  or
    24  district shall first adopt a local law, rule, regulation or  resolution,
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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     1  as the case may be, pursuant to subdivision one of this section, author-
     2  izing the use of best value for awarding purchase contracts.
     3    The authority provided to political subdivisions and districts therein
     4  pursuant  to  this  subdivision shall not relieve any obligation of such
     5  political subdivision or district therein to comply with any  applicable
     6  minority  and  women-owned  business enterprise program mandates and the
     7  preferred source requirements of section one hundred  sixty-two  of  the
     8  state finance law.
     9    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately; provided, that the amend-
    10  ments  to  subdivision  16  of section 103 of the general municipal law,
    11  made by section one of this act, shall not affect  the  repeal  of  such
    12  subdivision and shall be deemed repealed therewith.