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A08504 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    December 3, 2021
        Introduced  by  M. of A. PAULIN -- (at request of the State Comptroller)
          -- read once and referred to the Committee on  Corporations,  Authori-
          ties and Commissions
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the public authorities law, in relation to requiring
          public authorities to comply with  certain  provisions  of  the  state
          finance law relating to procurements

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 2879  of  the  public  authorities
     2  law,  as  amended by chapter 564 of the laws of 1988, is amended to read
     3  as follows:
     4    1. Every public authority and public benefit corporation,  a  majority
     5  of  the  members  of  which  consist  of persons either appointed by the
     6  governor or who serve as members by virtue of holding a civil office  of
     7  the state, or a combination thereof, (such entities to be hereinafter in
     8  this  section  referred  to  as "corporation") shall adopt by resolution
     9  comprehensive guidelines consistent with the methods of evaluating  bids
    10  and  proposals  and  awarding  of  contracts  authorized by sections one
    11  hundred thirty-six-a, one hundred sixty-three  and  one  hundred  sixty-
    12  three-a of the state finance law and subdivision six of section eight of
    13  the  public buildings law, unless expressly authorized otherwise by law,
    14  which detail the corporation's operative policy and instructions regard-
    15  ing  the  use,  awarding,  monitoring  and  reporting   of   procurement
    16  contracts.  Guidelines  approved  by  the  corporation shall be annually
    17  reviewed and approved by the corporation.
    18    § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
    19  it shall have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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