|SAME AS||SAME AS A04322|
|Amd §§311 & 315, Exec L|
|Directs contracting state agencies to develop a growth plan in order to increase participation of minority- and women-owned businesses with respect to state contracts and subcontracts.|
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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 3806 2017-2018 Regular Sessions IN SENATE January 27, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BAILEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to directing contracting state agencies to develop a growth plan in order to increase partic- ipation of MWBEs with respect to state contracts and subcontracts The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem- bly, do enact as follows: 1 Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 311 of the executive law is 2 amended by adding a new paragraph (d-1) to read as follows: 3 (d-1) to require all contracting state agencies to develop a three 4 year growth plan to determine a means of promoting and increasing 5 participation by minority-owned and women-owned business enterprises 6 with respect to state contracts and subcontracts. Every three years, 7 beginning May fifteenth, two thousand eighteen, each contracting state 8 agency shall submit a three year growth plan as part of its annual 9 report to the governor and legislature pursuant to section one hundred 10 sixty-four of this chapter. 11 § 2. Subdivision 5 of section 315 of the executive law, as added by 12 chapter 175 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows: 13 5. Each agency shall include in its annual report to the governor and 14 legislature pursuant to section one hundred sixty-four of [ the executive15 law] this chapter its annual goals for contracts with minority-owned and 16 women-owned business enterprises, the number of actual contracts issued 17 to minority-owned and women-owned business enterprises; and a summary of 18 all waivers of the requirements of subdivisions six and seven of section 19 three hundred thirteen of this article allowed by the reporting agency 20 during the preceding year, including a description of the basis of the 21 waiver request and the rationale for granting such waiver. Each agency 22 shall also include in such annual report whether or not it has been 23 required to prepare a remedial plan, and, if so, the plan and the extent 24 to which the agency has complied with each element of the plan. Every EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00168-01-7S. 3806 2 1 three years, beginning May fifteenth, two thousand eighteen, each agency 2 shall include in such annual report its three year growth plan pursuant 3 to section three hundred eleven of this article. 4 § 3. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall 5 have become a law; provided, however, the amendments to sections 311 and 6 315 of the executive law made by sections one and two of this act 7 respectively, shall not affect the expiration of such sections and shall 8 be deemed to expire therewith.