If New York State appropriated funds are being used to request a purchase, and an Invitation to Bid has been issued, New York State Finance Law, 139-k (6), requires that anyone who is contacted by one of the suppliers during the restricted period1 must record such contact2. Use the link below to report the contact.
For additional information about "Procurement Lobbying Law," refer to the New York State Office of General Services website, or contact us.
1 The "restricted period" is defined as the time commencing on the issuance of the Invitation for Bid to the time the purchase order is submitted to the state for approval.
2 The term "contact" is defined by statute and refers to those oral, written, or electronic communications that a reasonable person would infer are attempts to influence the purchase.