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Facility Management / Safety
January 18, 2017
Other Related Information
This procedure, along with other publications referenced throughout, is intended
to assist campuses in the execution of contracts/purchase orders for construction
services. The purpose of this document is to identify and clarify differences from
the general procurement procedures found in “Purchasing and Contracting”
procedure (Procedure Item #7553). Funding for projects under this Procedure
can come from monies either appropriated to SUNY or monies appropriated to the Construction
- Campus Let - Campus managed construction projects funded by capital appropriated
to the Fund
- Campus Funded - Campus managed construction projects funded by SUNY appropriations
or other funds including those from the Foundation, Research Foundation, Auxiliary
Service Corporation, Alumni Association, Income Fund Reimbursable (IFR) accounts or
- Consultant - the Architect, Engineer, Landscape Architect, Surveyor or other designated
entity named by the University to design and/or inspect and/or generally administer
- DOB - Division of Budget
- Fund - State University Construction Fund
- MWBE Minority or Woman Owned Business Enterprises
- SDVOB ¿ Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business Enterprises
- NYSCR - New York State Contract Reporter
- OSC - Office of the State Comptroller
- PLA Project Labor Agreement - A pre-hire collective bargaining agreement between
a contractor and a bona fide building and construction trade labor organization
establishing the labor organization as the collective bargaining representative
for all persons who will perform work on a public work project, and which
provides that only contractors and subcontractors who sign a pre-negotiated
agreement with the labor organization can perform project work.
- General Requirements
- This procedure addresses projects in two categories:
- Contracts up to $20,000 (discretionary procurements) and
- Contracts exceeding $20,000 (formal procurements, i.e. sealed bids).
- All construction contracts must specify the term, contract amount and clearly
identify the scope of work. Contracts exceeding $20,000 are must be awarded to the
lowest responsible bidder through public letting, commonly referred to as a sealed
- Health and Safety Requirements
- Construction/ alteration projects must bear the seal of a licensed professional
and be designed by a registered Architect, Professional Engineer or Registered Landscape
Architect. All design work must be under the direct supervision of Architect, Professional
Engineer or Registered Landscape Architect
- This requirement applies to projects that affect public or structural safety,
regardless of the dollar amount. It does not however apply to (1) farm buildings,
including barns, sheds, poultry houses and other buildings used directly and solely
for agricultural purposes; (2) residence buildings of gross area of fifteen hundred
square feet or less, not including garages, carports, porches, cellars or uninhabitable
basements or attics; or (3) alterations which do not affect the structural safety
or public safety costing ten thousand dollars or less for any building within the
city of New York and twenty thousand dollars or less for any building or structure
outside the city of New York. However, regardless of legal requirement, all contract
documents should generally bear the seal of a licensed professional.
- Design work can be accomplished by a licensed professional on campus staff or
through a consultant services agreement.
- All construction/renovation work shall comply with the New York State Uniform
Fire Prevention and Building Code.
- Failure by responsible campus officials to fully carry out all necessary project
reviews for Code compliance might expose personnel to personal liability.
- Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) Utilization:
- It is the University's policy to take affirmative action to ensure that New York
State certified minority and women owned business enterprises are given the opportunity
to participate in University construction contracts at competitive prices.
- NYS Executive Law article 15A requires MWBE goals be incorporated on all construction
projects with an estimated value of $100,000 or more.
- To ensure compliance with NYS Executive Law Article 15A, refer to requirements
outlined in SUNY Procedure
7557 (Participation by Minority Group Members and Women (MWBEs) with Respect
to State University of New York Contracts).
- Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business Enterprise (SDVOB) Utilization
- Consistent with the State University of New York (SUNY)’s commitment to,
and in accordance with, Article 17-B of the New York State Executive Law, contractors
are required to ensure that good faith efforts are made to include meaningful participation
by Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses.
- Requirements for compliance to NYS Executive Law Article 17-B are outlined
in the procedure “Participation by Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business
(SDVOBs) with Respect to State University of New York Contracts” Procedure
Item #7564). Construction Contracts Not Exceeding $20,000
- No formal bid solicitation is required for contracts that do not exceed $20,000.
Campuses may use Form 7554-01
to solicit sealed bids at their discretion.
- Required Documentation (to be on file at the Campus)
- Reasonableness of price must be established. Methods to establish reasonableness
of price include not limited to: an itemized campus estimate; comparing the quoted
price with the price for the same or similar services within the last six months;
comparing the price with other quoted prices; comparing the quoted price with prices
in various procurement publications; comparing the quoted price with cost to other
- Prevailing Wage Rate Schedule
- Obtain a Schedule of Prevailing Wage Rates from the New York State Department
of Labor. To do so, submit a Request for Wage and Supplement Information either
online at the NYS Dept. of Labor Web Site or by mail or fax to the Bureau of Public
Works Central Office in Albany, NY. Incorporate the wage schedule or a link to it
online, into the purchase order or contract.
- Procurement Lobbying, the following forms are required: (applies >$15,000
in annualized expenditure)
- Summary: Policy and Procedure of the State University of New York Relating to
State Finance Law §§139j and 139k (Form
A, Procedure 7552)
- Affirmation with respect to State Finance Law §§139j and 139k (Form
B, Procedure 7552)
- Disclosure and Certification with respect to State Finance Law §§139j and 139k
(Form C, Procedure
- State University of New York Procurement Lobbying Law Record of Contact (Form D, Procedure 7552)
Entity Representation Concerning Compliance with State Finance Law §§139j and
- Certificates of Insurance, the following forms are required:
- ACORD 25 Certificate of Liability Insurance Form and the SUNY Certificate of
Insurance Requirements (Form
7554-12) in the amounts and types required in the specifications and in accordance
with Section 5.06 and 5.07 of the Construction
- Certificate of Workers Compensation Insurances (as provided by insurance carrier
or licensed NYS insurance agent)
- Certificate of Disability Benefits Insurance (as provided by insurance carrier
or licensed NYS insurance agent)
- Purchase Order or Signed Contract with Acknowledgement
- Exhibit A
- Exhibit A1,
- Scope of Work, requirements and schedule
- If processed as a contract, the Campus Procurement Certification (Procedure 7553,
- Construction Contracts Exceeding $20,000
- Pre Solicitation and Solicitation
- Required Agency and Contractor Documentation (to be on file at Campus)
- See Construction Procurement Checklist (Form
- Construction Procurement Process
- Pre Solicitation and Solicitation
- For Campus Let Contracts, document the Project Justification and obtain Division
of Budget Approval (B1184) through the DOB’s online application system,
the Agency Spending Controls
- Assemble the Project Manual, including technical specifications and drawings,
- Include the amount of deposit to be required for plans and specifications in
the bid documents.
- Determine if a site visit/walk through will be made available and whether it
will be mandatory or optional. Include this information in the bid documents.
- Obtain a Schedule of Prevailing Wage Rates from the New York State Department
of Labor. To do so, submit a Request for Wage and Supplement Information (Form
PW39) either online at the NYS Dept. of Labor Web Site or by mail or fax to the
Bureau of Public Works Central Office in Albany, NY. Incorporate the wage schedule
or a link to it online, into the Division 2 General Requirements document (Form
- Insert Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) goals into the Information
for Bidders document (Form
7554-06) in accordance with SUNY
Procedure 7557: “Participation by Minority Group Members and Women (MWBEs)
with Respect to State University of New York Contracts”. (applies >$100,000)
- Include Services Disabled Veteran Owned Business goals in accordance with SUNY
Procedure 7564 “Participation by Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business
(SDVOBs) with Respect to State University of New York Contracts” (applies
- Advertise, if the contract is estimated to be greater than $50,000
- Place an advertisement in the New York State Contract Reporter (NYSCR). See
Section V for detailed requirements.
- For Campus Let contracts, advertise in an Albany, New York, newspaper and in
a local newspaper of general circulation.
- For Campus Funded contracts advertise in a local newspaper of general circulation
- Contact a reasonable number of local contractors (a minimum of 5. Describe
the project to be bid and invite the contractors to submit a bid proposal on the
work. It is recommended that campuses list the project with at least one Local
Builder's Exchange or Plan House.
- Issuance of an Addenda
- A written Addendum must be issued by the campus if the campus determines the
bid documents to be vague, incorrect, incomplete or inconsistent with its procurement
objectives, or if the campus determines that information must be added or changed.
The Addendum must be forwarded to all contractors who obtained copies of the Bidding
Documents from the campus, and to all locations where documents were sent for review
by prospective bidders. If sufficient bid time does not remain to incorporate
each Addendum into the bid, the Addendum should also extend the bid time to allow
for the same. Sequentially number and date each Addendum issued. Campuses must
receive written acknowledgment from each contractor of receipt of each addendum.
- Questions that do not require an addendum to the bidding documents are to be
documented in a Question and Answer (Q&A) document. This Q&A document
must be forwarded to all contractors who obtained copies of the Bidding Documents
from the campus, and to all locations where documents were sent for review by prospective
- Bid Opening
- On the designated day, time and place, all bids received up until that time
shall be publicly opened and read aloud in the presence of a campus staff witness.
When opening the bids the contractor's name, bid amount, and form of Bid Security
(certified check or a bid bond using Form
7554-10), or lack thereof, shall be read aloud. Bids cannot be withdrawn after
the designated day and time of the deadline for submission of bids.
- Any bid received at the specified location after the time specified will be
considered a late Bid. A late Bid shall not be considered for award unless: (i)
no timely Bids meeting the requirements of the Bid Documents are received or, (ii)
in the case of a multiple award, an insufficient number of timely Bids were received
to satisfy the multiple awards; and acceptance of the late Bid is in the best interests
of the Campus. Delays in United States mail deliveries or any other means of
transmittal, including couriers or agents of SUNY or the Campus, shall not excuse
late Bid submissions. Similar types of delays, including but not limited to, bad
weather, or security procedures for parking and building admittance, shall not excuse
late Bid submissions. Determinations relative to Bid timeliness shall be at the
sole discretion of the Campus President or his/her designee.
- Proposals that contain minor irregularities, such as those submitted without
a proper Bid Security, or in the wrong form, or executed improperly, shall be
considered informal. Informal proposals may be considered in selecting a low bidder
where the public interest will be promoted thereby. Consultation with University
Counsel is strongly recommended prior to accepting any informal bid.
- Summarize the bids received on the Bid Tabulation (Form
- Publish the bid results in the NYSCR.
- Review the bids to determine if the bids are responsive. Forward a letter of
intent (Form 7554-14)
to the lowest responsive bidder which lists all documentation required from the
contractor prior to contract award.
- Have the contractor obtain a Labor & Material Bond and Performance Bond
(unless the Performance Bond is waived, reference Section V, Part d Labor and
Materials Bonds may not be waived). Bonds are required to be acknowledged by a
notary and to be accompanied by a Financial Statement for the Surety and Power
- Obtain proof of insurance on Form
7554-12. The insurance shall be in the amounts and types required in the specification,
naming the State of New York, the State University of New York, as additional insured,
with the campus designated as the Certificate Holder. The Insurance Policy expiration
dates must be current and cover the period within which the work will take place.
- Obtain all other required documentation defined within the Construction Procurement
Checklist (Form 7554-00)
including Procurement Lobbying Forms, Omnibus Procurement Act Forms, MWBE and
SDVOB Forms, and Vendor Responsibility Questionnaire (see Form
7554-06, Section 8 for details on how to complete the questionnaire).
- Review the completed Vendor Responsibility Questionnaire (if completed online
use OSC’s Vend
Rep System) to ensure the contractor is responsible. For more information on
Vendor Responsibility please see the OSC
Guide to Financial Operations.
- Authorization to Proceed: Contract work shall not begin until all necessary
signatures are obtained. Authorizing the start of work before all signatures
are obtained is beyond the scope of a State employee’s authority, and the
employee may be held personally liable.
- Have three copies of the Agreement (Form
7554-09) signed by the contractor, with Notary Acknowledgement. Ensure that
Exhibit A, Exhibit A1, and the scope of work are incorporated into the contract.
The campus will retain two copies of the agreement (one at the Business Office
and one at the Facilities Office) and send one copy to the contractor.
- Return the Bid Securities to all bidders as outlined in Section 6 (IB3) of the
Information to Bidders
in the Project Manual. Notify each bidder, in writing, of the bid results.
- Retain or return the deposits on plans and specifications in accordance with
State Finance Law Article 9 §143.
- Return the full deposit to the successful bidder.
- For unsuccessful bidders:
- The campus retains all deposits less than $50
- For deposits greater than $50, return the deposit for one set of plans to
the bidder within 30 days.
- Additional Requirements
- If for any reason, the apparent low bidder cannot obtain the required bonds
or insurance, or informs you in writing that its bid was in error, or that it is
unable to meet the obligations of the contract, such bid may be rejected and the
contract awarded to the next lowest bidder. This situation must be documented
and maintained in the procurement record. Consultation with University Counsel
is recommended under these circumstances.
- Tie Bids: If a tie bid should occur, assemble the affected contractors. Using
the method defined in the Information for Bidders (Form
75540-6, Section 5) determine the successful bidder.
- Fewer than three bids: When fewer than three bids are received on for a contract
exceeding $250,000 the campus must demonstrate that all reasonable steps were taken
to ensure that the opportunity for competitive bidding was maintained and reasonableness
of price was established. When fewer than three bids are received the following
steps must occur and be documented in the procurement record.
- Conduct an independent review of the Invitation for Bid and determine if it
contained any restrictive, unclear, and/or ambiguous content which may have limited
- Determine if sufficient time was provided to enable proper preparation and
submission of bids.
- Determine if any other reason may have inhibited responses, including contacting
contractors who did not submit bids to determine their reasons for not responding.
- If any of the above conditions exist, or if there is any other irregularity,
the solicitation shall be re-advertised and the process repeated.
- If none of the above conditions exist, the project may be awarded subject
to the Campus President, or designees, approval.
- Other Requirements
- Wicks Law
- Campus Funded contracts are subject to the Wicks Law, which requires preparation
of four (4) separate specifications (plumbing, electrical, mechanical and all else).
Each of the specifications is to be competitively bid and awarded lowest responsible
bidder. The threshold for Wicks Law compliance is determined by a campus' geographical
location as follows .
- $3 million for campuses in counties of the Bronx, Kings, New York, Queens, and
Richmond (HSC @ Brooklyn, Maritime and Optometry)
- $1.5 million for campuses in the counties of Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester
(Farmingdale, Old Westbury, Purchase and Stony Brook)
- $500,000 for all other counties within the state (all other state-operated campuses).
- Campus funded projects for values under the applicable thresholds noted above
are subject to the Wicks Law requirements stated below.
- The prime bidder must submit with its bid a separate sealed list that names
each subcontractor that the bidder will use to perform work on the contract, and
the agreed upon amount to be paid to each for the different trades.
- The list of subcontractors and the amount they will each be paid should be included
with the Procurement Record. All non-selected bidders’ sealed envelopes are
to be returned to the bidders.
- Campuses may seek an exemption from the requirements of Wicks Law for Campus
Let contracts. The campus is required to obtain a letter from the Fund verifying
this exemption and maintain it in the Procurement Record.
- Campuses may also waive Wicks law compliance if enters into a Project Labor Agreement
(PLA). The intention to use a PLA must be specified in campus solicitation document
(RFP, IFB etc.) and cost and other criteria must be satisfied.
- A campus use of a PLA must be done in consultation and with prior review and
approval by its Campus Counsel
- New York State Contract Reporter Advertisement Requirements
- Up to $10,000, no publication required
- $10,000 to $49,999, a quarterly publication of a list of projected procurements
by commodity and or serves is required. This must include an explanation of how to
apply for placement on bidder’s lists and the procedure for providing advance
notice by mail to those on the campus bidders list.
- $50,000 and above, an individual notice for each proposed procurement must be
published at least 15 business days in advance of the date on which a bid or proposal
is due, unless a shorter period is specifically authorized by law. The New York State
Contract Reporter accepts only online submissions through its web site.
- If the contract is estimated to be under the advertisement requirement and the
low bid is over that threshold all bids must be rejected and the project re-advertised.
- A waiver of competitive solicitation and prior publication in the Contract Reporter
is allowed provided adequate documentation is provided to support the declaration
that advertisement in the NYSCR is not feasible and reasonableness of prices is established.
The declaration shall be signed by the campus President, or President’s designee
and sent to OSC for approval. Consultation with University Counsel is strongly recommended
in this situation.
- For more details on exemptions to NYSCR advertising requirements see SUNY Procedure
“Purchasing and Contracting (Procurement) (Document
- For those projects which were granted an exemption from the pre-award publication
requirements the campus must provide OSC with proof confirming that the Department
of Economic Development has been requested to publish the notice of the exemption
in the New York State Contract Reporter. The notice must state the reason for the
exemption and be placed as soon as practical.
- Waiver of Performance Bond:
- Bonds for Performance and Labor and Materials are required for contracts greater
- If the campus deems it appropriate, a Performance Bond may be waived on a project
when there is to be only one (1) payment made to the contractor. If the Performance
Bond is waived, payment shall occur only after successful completion of the work and
acceptance by the campus.
- If a Performance Bond is waived, retainage may be increased to 20%. All potential
bidders must be notified prior to submission of bids if the Performance Bond is waived
and if the retainage is increased.
- UNDER NO CONDITION SHALL A LABOR AND MATERIAL BOND BE WAIVED.
- Change Orders
- If during the course of the project unforeseen conditions arise which alter the
Agreement or the Scope of Services a formal amendment to the contract shall be executed.
Amendments are intended to cover changes to the existing scope of services which are
within the intent of the original project. For changes increasing the contract value,
the following shall be included in the procurement record.
- Applicable campus approvals
- DOB B1184 approval (if applicable)
- Vendor Responsibility (if applicable, see OSC website for applicability requirements)
- Change description / scope
- Signed amendment with acknowledgment (Form
- If a change is outside the intent of the original project a separate procurement
shall be executed.
- Changes Process: If a consultant was hired to prepare contract documents and oversee
construction, all change orders shall be executed with the help and participation
of the consultant.
- Submit for applicable campus approval a written description of the proposed change,
the reason for the change, and its impact on the project budget and basic fee.
- If applicable, obtain Division of Budget B1184 approval.
- Describe in writing to the contractor, on a Request for Cost Change Proposal
the addition to, or deletion from the work of the project. As noted on the form,
attach any pertinent backup material needed to adequately specify and quantify the
proposed change (i.e., drawings and/or additional specifications).
- Review the contractor’s response and assess for reasonableness of price.
Negotiate a reasonable price with the contractor.
- Obtain approval from the campus President or President’s designee.
- Sequentially number each Contract Amendment
- Upon receipt of the proper approvals, initiate a change order using Form
7554-17. Have the contractor, the consultant, and a senior campus officer sign
three (3) copies of the Change Order. The campus will retain two copies of the change
order (one at the Business Office and one at the Facilities Office) and send one
copy to the contractor.
- Payments to the Contractor
- Payments to the contractor shall be made in accordance with Article IV of the
Construction Agreement. The following documentation must be reviewed and approved
by the campus prior to authorizing payment.
- Data supporting the application for payment, where applicable.
- MWBE Compliance Report (Form 75571-11)
- SDVOB Compliance Report (Form 7564-111)
- Contractors Certification (Form
7554-13 or OSC Forms AC 2947, AC 2948 & AC 2958) from the prime contractor,
all subcontractors, and all subsubcontractors. (Applies to first payment only)
- Proof of OSHA 10 hour Training Courses (Applies to contracts over $250k;
provide 1 copy for each employee with the application for first payment. If additional
employees are added proof must be provided with the next application for payment)
- A Release (Form
7554-18), from the prime contractor. (Applies to final payment only)
- A Tax clearance letter, if the prime contractor is out-of-state. (Applies
to first and final payments only)
- Tax clearance is required for the first and last payments made to out-of-state
prime contractors. To obtain the clearance, phone the Department of Taxation and
Finance Contract Offset Unit, with the contractor’s Federal I.D. number and
the contract number. A response will be faxed directly to the campus.
- When an emergency exists a waiver of the selection process may be granted. An
emergency declaration is to be signed by the campus President, or President’s
designee. Exemption from advertisement must be approved by OSC. In situations where
it is not feasible to advertise in the NYSCR, an exemption may be requested from OSC
in accordance with the NYSCR exemption process set forth in this procedure. Reasonableness
of price must be demonstrated and a formal agreement or amendment must be executed
before work may begin.
- An emergency exemption relieves the campus of the solicitation and selection requirements
set forth in this procedure. All other applicable requirements, documentation, and
approvals set forth in this procedure apply.
- A Construction Emergency is defined as “damage to, or a malfunction in
buildings or property of the State of New York caused by an unanticipated, sudden
and unexpected occurrence which involves a pressing necessity for immediate repair,
reconstruction or maintenance in order to permit the safe continuation of a necessary
public use or function, or to protect the property of the State of New York, or the
life, health or safety of any person.”
- An “Emergency” as it applies to these Procedures shall comply with
the above definition in that the circumstances requiring professional assistance
shall be “unanticipated, sudden and unexpected” and the situation threatens
“the safe continuation of a necessary public use or function, or action is
necessary to protect the property of the State of New York, or the life, health or
safety of any person.”
- Overview of Initiation/Approval Process for Emergencies:
- Identify the emergency. Document the time, date, place, location and what occurred.
If applicable, indicate whether the emergency was caused by an insured/noninsured
outside entity. Indicate why it conforms to the above emergency definition and why
alternative actions are not viable in this situation.
- Have the campus President, or President’s designee, approve and sign the
written emergency declaration. If the estimated contract value is in excess of $50,000
fax a copy of the signed emergency declaration to OSC to request an exemption from
advertisement in the NYSCR. The text of the declaration must formally request this
- If feasible contact at least three contractors. Document for the procurement
record the process used to select the contractor.
- Reasonableness of price must be established by obtaining a minimum of three (3)
verbal or written quotes. In soliciting verbal quotes, the potential contractors
must be informed of the contractual obligations required of them if their proposal
is accepted. If the scope of the emergency work can be reasonably quantified, a lump
sum quote should be requested. If the scope of the emergency work cannot be reasonably
quantified, a cost plus fixed fee quote should be requested.
- Authorize the contractor to proceed with the work. Verbal authorization must
be followed by written authorization.
- Project Capitalization
- Projects over $100,000 must be capitalized in accordance with SUNY's capitalization
- SUNY Capitalization
Form and Instructions
- SUNY Procedure 7004
Capitalization Policy and Depreciation Policy for Capital Assets
7554-00 - Construction Procurement Checklist (word)
7554-00 - Construction Procurement Checklist (pdf)
7554-01 - Request for Proposal, less than $20K
7554-02 - Pre Bid Cost Estimate
7554-03 - Notice to Bidders and Newspaper Advertisement
7554-04 - Bid Tabulation
7554-05 - Project Manual Cover and Table of Contents
7554-06 - Information for Bidders
7554-07 - Contractor Proposal
7554-08 - Division 1 General Requirements
7554-09 - Construction Agreement
7554-10 - Bid Bond & Acknowledgment
7554-11 - Labor & Materials and Performance Bonds w/Acknowledgment
7554-12 - Certificate of Insurance Instructions and Checklist
7554-13 - Contractor, Subcontractor, and Sub-subcontractor's Certification (AC2947)
7554-14 - Letter of Intent
7554-15 - Contractor's Application and Certification for Payment
7554-16 - Request for Cost Proposal (Change Order)
7554-17 - Contract Change Order
7554-18 - Contractor Release
State Finance Law §§139-j and 139-k from SUNY
Procedure Item #7552 “Procurement Lobbying Procedure for State University
of New York” (applies >$15,000)
Form A -
Summary: Policy and Procedure of the State University of New York Relating to State
Finance Law §§139-j and 139-k
Form B -
Affirmation with respect to State Finance Law §§139-j and 139-k
Form C -
Disclosure and Certification with respect to State Finance Law §§139-j and
Form D -
State University of New York Procurement Lobbying Law Record of Contact
Entity Representation Concerning Compliance with State Finance Law §§139-j
Procurement Forms from SUNY Procedure
Item #7553 “Purchasing and Contracting (Procurement)
Form I Omnibus
Procurement Act of 1992 (applies >$1,000,000)
Form II Omnibus Procurement Act of 1992,
Out of state firms (applies >$1,000,000)
Form XIII Public
Officers Law Compliance
Form XV -
Campus Procurement Certification
Exhibit A -
Standard Contract Clauses
- Affirmative Action Clauses
Affirmative Action and Minority & Women Owned Business Enterprises from
Item #7557 “Participation by Minority Group Members and Women (MWBEs)
with Respect to State University of New York Contract (applies >$100,000)
and Service Disabled Veteran-owned Business Enterprise from SUNY Procedure Item #7564
“Participation by Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business (SDVOBs) with
Respect to State University of New York Contract (applies >$100,000)
Form 7557-107 -
M/WBE Utilization Plan
Form 7557-104 -
MWBE-EEO Policy Statement
– SDVOB Utilization Plan
- Online System or Link
to paper forms (form applies > $100,000)
7553 - Purchasing and Contracting (Procurement)
7555 - Construction-Related Consultant Contracting Procedures
7557 - Participation by Minority Group Members and Women (MWBEs) with Respect to State University
of New York Contracts
7561 - Contract Award Protest Procedure
7563 - Minor Critical Maintenance Procedure
7564 - Participation by Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business (SDVOBs) with Respect to
State University of New York Contracts
Other Related Information
7552 - Procurement
Lobbying Procedure for State University of New York
The following link to New
York State Laws is provided for users' convenience. Any questions regarding
applicability of the law should be directed to University Counsel.
NYS Public Officers Law
Article 4 - (§§60 - 79) Powers and Duties of Public Officers
§73(4) (Business or professional activities)
§74 (Code of ethics)
NYS Education Law
Article 8 – (§§350 - 365) State University and State Financial Assistance
for Higher Education
§355 (Powers and duties of trustees.)
§376 (Letting of construction contracts)
Article 147 – Architecture
§7307 (Architecture – Special Provisions)
NYS State Finance Law
Article 9 - (§§135 - 146) Contracts
§139i (Obligations with respect to procurement contracts with New York state
and foreign business enterprises)
§139j (Restrictions on contacts during the procurement process)
§139k (Disclosure of contacts and responsibility of offerers)
Article 8 (§§125 - 128) Fiscal Supervision of Certain Institutions
Article 11 (§§160 - 168) State Purchasing
NYS Executive Law
Article 15-A - (§§310-318)
Participation by Minority Group Members and Women with Respect to State Contracts
NYS Labor Law
NYS Tax Law
January 2017 – updates to incorporate the Service Disabled Veteran Business
Enterprises Procedure 7564
November 2015 – updates adopt the ACORD 25 form as the required certificate
of insurance form.
April 16, 2015 - Comprehensive updates to Procedure 7554 were issued. Updates included
updates for legislative changes, clarification of documentation requirements and updated
Procedure 7554 was issued April 20, 2007. Procedures were based on and updated from
legacy Office for Capital Facilities Procedure 530.8.
There are no appendices relevant to this procedure.