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NYS Laws Extending Use of State Centralized Contracts
for Purchases by Non- State Agencies

Table One
These groups are eligible to purchase through
OGS Commodity, Information Technology and Service Centralized Contracts.


Any officer, board, or agency of a political subdivision, or of a district therein (counties, cities, towns, villages, public school districts) -- Section 163 of the State Finance Law and Sections 100 and 104 of the General Municipal Law

Volunteer fire companies -- Sections 100 and 104 of the General Municipal Law

Boards of Cooperative Educational Services -- Section 100 of the General Municipal Law

Institutions for instruction of the deaf and of the blind -- Section 163 of the State Finance Law and Section 4201 of the Education Law

Nonprofit public television corporations -- Section 236 of the Education Law

Voluntary ambulance services -- Sections 100 and 104 of the General Municipal Law

Nonprofit public radio corporations -- Section 236 of the Education Law

Any public authority or public benefit corporation of the State -- Section 163 of the State Finance Law

Non-public, nonprofit elementary and secondary schools -- Section 109-a of the General Municipal Law

Certain public associations -- New York State Town Clerks Association, New York State Association of Counties, Association of Towns of the State of New York, New York State Conference of Mayors and other Municipal Officials, New York State School Boards Association, Inc., the New York Planning Federation and Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York and the New York State Association of School Business Officials--Section 109-a of the General Municipal Law

Public library, association library, library system, cooperative library system, the New York Library Association and the New York State Association of Library Boards (or any other library except those operated by for profit entities) -- Sections 163 of the State Finance Law and Section 109-a of the General Municipal Law.

 

Table Two
These groups are eligible to purchase through all
OGS Commodity Centralized Contracts awarded after April 1, 2012.

Note: OGS Information Technology and Service contracts may be available to these groups through voluntary extension by the contractor. To obtain such extension contractor/vendors should be contacted directly.


Nonprofit independent colleges and universities -- Section 6404 of the Education Law

Certain nonprofit museums, historical societies, zoological gardens, botanical gardens, arboreta, and aquariums -- Section 258-a of the Education Law

Certain not-for-profit corporations that receive federal funds for provision of transportation services -- Section 31-a of the Transportation Law

The Interstate Environmental Commission -- Section 163 of the State Finance Law

Charitable nonprofit agencies for the blind and other severely disabled -- Section 163 of the State Finance Law

Nonprofit, non-public hospitals, residential health care or mental hygiene facilities -- Section 163 of the State Finance Law

Nonprofit cemetery corporations -- Section 1509 of the Not-For-Profit Corporation Law

Nonprofit county, town or other agricultural societies and youth fairs or expositions held by county extension service associations -- Chapter 741 of the Laws of 1985 and as amended by Chapter 90 of the Laws of 1992

Certain charitable organizations -- Chapter 741 of the Laws of 1985 and as amended through Chapter 275 of the Laws of 1998.



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