N.Y. GEN. MUN. §103
16. [Expires and deemed repealed Aug. 1, 2017, pursuant to L.2012, c. 308, § 2.] Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivisions one, two and three of this section, and section one hundred four of this article, any officer, board or agency of a county, political subdivision or of any district therein authorized to make purchases of apparatus, materials, equipment or supplies, or to contract for services related to the installation, maintenance or repair of apparatus, materials, equipment, and supplies, may make such purchases, or may contract for such services related to the installation, maintenance or repair of apparatus, materials, equipment, and supplies, as may be required by such county, political subdivision or district therein through the use of a contract let by the United States of America or any agency thereof, any state or any other county or political subdivision or district therein if such contract was let in a manner that constitutes competitive bidding consistent with state law and made available for use by other governmental entities.
The authority provided to counties, political subdivisions and districts therein pursuant to this subdivision shall not relieve any obligation of such county, political subdivision or district therein to comply with any applicable minority and women-owned business enterprise program mandates and the preferred source requirements of section one hundred sixty-two of the state finance law.
The full text of the bill can be found at http://open.nysenate.gov/legislation/bill/s5525c-2011