Cornell Local Roads Program

What is procurement piggybacking and when is it allowed?

Piggybacking is when you use an existing contract to acquire the same commodities or services at the same or lower price from another public entity contract.
When using this form of procurement, there are several factors to consider including:

In addition, here are prerequisites that must be met to meet the requirements of General Municipal Law (GML) §103 (16).

Browse to the resources below for more detailed information on piggybacking and procurement laws, regulations, and rulings.

 

Resources

Guide for Piggybacking in New York State

Office of the New York State Comptroller opinion letter on piggybacking


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