4. Legislative printing. 1. The legislative printing shall be further divided into two sub-parts to be known as legislative printing for the legislature and legislative printing for the executive.
2. Legislative printing for the legislature shall include, but not be limited to or restricted to the printing, publication and binding of the following:
(a) bills of the legislature;
(b) amended bills of the legislature;
(d) session laws;
(e) state of New York legislative digest; and
(f) other legislative documents as may be ordered by the legislature through the commissioner.
Prior to the advertisement for bids for any of the foregoing, the commissioner shall give timely written notice to the temporary president of the senate and the speaker of the assembly or a legislative employee designated by them, apprising them of the date of such prospective advertisement and the date by which he must be in receipt of their joint requirements of the terms, conditions and specifications to be contained in the bid specifications and any contract let thereon. Such joint requirements may be developed in consultation with the commissioner and reliance upon his expert advice.
3. Legislative printing for the executive shall include, but not be limited or restricted to the printing, publication and binding of the following:
(a) bills of appropriation in support of government submitted by the governor;
(b) executive budget;
(c) messages from the governor; and
(d) other documents as may be included in the bid proposal.
The commissioner shall prescribe the terms, conditions and specifications to be contained in the bid specifications and any contract let thereon for the legislative printing for the executive.
4. The contract for legislative printing may provide for the printing of additional copies of bills for sale to persons, firms, corporations or associations requesting the same. Such price shall not exceed the per page price fixed for additional copies ordered by the legislature by resolution for its own use.
5. In consultation with the missing and exploited children clearinghouse, the temporary president of the senate and speaker of the assembly shall prescribe procedures in which printing including stationery, newsletters and other written or electronic printings may be used to assist in the location of missing children in conformance with the guidelines prescribed in section eight hundred thirty-seven-f of the executive law.
Last modified: February 3, 2019