WHEREAS, on June 28, 2013, I issued Executive Order Number 103, declaring a disaster emergency in the Counties of Broome, Chenango, Clinton, Delaware, Essex, Franklin, Herkimer, Madison, Montgomery, Oneida, Otsego, Tioga, Schoharie, St. Lawrence and Warren;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, ANDREW M. CUOMO, Governor of the State of New York, by virtue of the authority vested in me by Section 29-a of Article 2-B of the Executive Law to temporarily suspend specific provisions of any statute, local law, ordinance, orders, rules or regulations, or parts thereof, of any agency during a State disaster emergency, if compliance with such provisions would prevent, hinder or delay action necessary to cope with the disaster, hereby temporarily suspend, for the period from June 28, 2013 until further notice, the following laws:
Section 163 of the State Finance Law, to the extent that the Commissioner of the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services may enter into contracts and purchase necessary commodities, services, technology and materials without following the standard procurement processes; and
Section 112 of the State Finance Law, to the extent consistent with Article V, Section 1 of the State Constitution, and to the extent that the Commissioner of the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services determines it necessary to add additional work, sites and time to State contracts, to award emergency contracts for professional services under Section 136-a of the State Finance Law and to award emergency contracts for commodities, services, technology and materials pursuant to Section 163 of the State Finance Law.
G I V E N under my hand and the Privy Seal of the
State in the City of Albany this third day of
July in the year two thousand thirteen.
BY THE GOVERNOR
Secretary to the Governor