A09710 Summary:

BILL NOA09710
 
SAME ASSAME AS S07384
 
SPONSORBichotte
 
COSPNSRGottfried, Solages, Sepulveda, Cook, Seawright, Mosley, Walker, Hooper, Robinson, Hyndman, Blake
 
MLTSPNSRBrennan, Davila
 
Amd 139-f, St Fin L; amd 106-b, Gen Muni L
 
Relates to contractual relationships with minority-owned and women-owned businesses.
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A09710 Actions:

BILL NOA09710
 
04/05/2016referred to governmental operations
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A09710 Memo:

NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY
MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF LEGISLATION
submitted in accordance with Assembly Rule III, Sec 1(f)
 
BILL NUMBER: A9710
 
SPONSOR: Bichotte
  TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the state finance law and the general municipal law, in relation to contractual relationships with minority and women-owned businesses   PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The purpose of this bill is for contractors to report their contractual relationship throughout the life of the project with minority and women-owned businesses.   SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 would require the contractor who ceases its contractual relationship with any to all minority and women-owned businesses, shall report such changes. Failure to report will result in a fine.   JUSTIFICATION: This bill will help agencies to ensure prime contractors are meeting their MBE goals.   PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: This is new legislation.   FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None   EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.
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A09710 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          9710
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                      April 5, 2016
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced by M. of A. BICHOTTE -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Governmental Operations
 
        AN  ACT to amend the state finance law and the general municipal law, in
          relation to contractual relationships with  minority  and  women-owned
          businesses
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1.   Section 139-f of the state  finance  law  is  amended  by
     2  adding a new subdivision 5 to read as follows:
     3    5.  Any  contractor  who  subcontracts and/or has a joint venture with
     4  minority and women-owned businesses on a public work project  and  prior
     5  to  completion  of  such  project  the contractor ceases its contractual
     6  relationship with any to all minority and women-owned businesses, he  or
     7  she shall report such change in relationship to the public owner of such
     8  project  and  the division of minority and women's business development.
     9  Failure to report within seven calendar days  shall  result  in  a  fine
    10  determined by the director of the division of minority and women's busi-
    11  ness development.
    12    §  2.  Section 106-b of the general municipal law is amended by adding
    13  a new subdivision 4 to read as follows:
    14    4. Any contractor who subcontracts and/or has  a  joint  venture  with
    15  minority  and  women-owned businesses on a public work project and prior
    16  to completion of such project  the  contractor  ceases  its  contractual
    17  relationship  with any to all minority and women-owned businesses, he or
    18  she shall report such change in relationship to the public owner of such
    19  project and the division of minority and women's  business  development.
    20  Failure  to  report  within  seven  calendar days shall result in a fine
    21  determined by the director of the division of minority and women's busi-
    22  ness development.
    23    § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
 

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD14702-02-6
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