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2015 Regular Session
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At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Representative Evans, Gomberg
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Bill Title: Relating to certain disadvantaged businesses; and declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Permits Certification Office for Business Inclusion and Diversity to certify business that service-disabled veteran owns as business enterprise that is eligible for certain preferences in public contracting.
Permits Certification Office for Business Inclusion and Diversity to certify business that service-disabled veteran owns as disadvantaged] business enterprise that is eligible for certain preferences in public contracting. Changes name of Advocate for Minority, Women and Emerging Small Business to Governor's Policy Advisor for Economic and Business Equity. Changes name of Office for Minority, Women and Emerging Small Business to Certification Office for Business Inclusion and Diversity. Directs contracting agency to suspend right of certified disadvantaged business enterprise, minority-owned business, woman-owned business, business that service-disabled veteran owns or emerging small business to bid on or participate in public contract if enterprise or business exhibits pattern of failing to perform commercially useful function in public contract. Requires public contracting agency to provide as material condition of public contract that contractor remain certified as disadvantaged business enterprise, minority-owned business, woman-owned business, business that service-disabled veteran owns or emerging small business during entire term of public contract if contracting agency awarded public contract, in whole or in part, on basis of contractor's certification. Requires contracting agency to provide that contractors include similar provision in subcontracts. Requires contracting agency to verify that contractor retains certification during entire term of public contract. Permits affected contracting agency or Oregon Business Development Department to impose civil penalty of not more than $5,000 for violation of prohibition against fraudulently obtaining or retaining or assisting other person to fraudulently obtain or retain certification as disadvantaged business enterprise, minority-owned business, woman-owned business, business that service-disabled veteran owns or emerging small business. Becomes operative January 1, 2016. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
Chapter Number: Chapter 565
Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
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