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File #: Int 0981-2015    Version: Name: Establishment of an M/WBE advisory board.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Contracts
On agenda: 11/10/2015
Enactment date: 9/28/2016 Law number: 2016/114
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the establishment of an M/WBE advisory board
Sponsors: Laurie A. Cumbo, The Public Advocate (Ms. James), Helen K. Rosenthal, Elizabeth S. Crowley, Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., Margaret S. Chin, Inez E. Dickens, Mathieu Eugene, Vanessa L. Gibson, Peter A. Koo, Deborah L. Rose, Ruben Wills, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Donovan J. Richards, Annabel Palma, Karen Koslowitz, Carlos Menchaca, I. Daneek Miller, Antonio Reynoso, James G. Van Bramer, Andrew Cohen, Stephen T. Levin, Ben Kallos
Council Member Sponsors: 23
Summary: This bill would establish an advisory board to enhance city procurement opportunities for M/WBEs. The board would consist of a chair and no fewer than ten members appointed by, and serving at the pleasure of, the mayor. The board’s responsibilities would be to advise the mayor on M/WBE issues and methods of increasing M/WBE participation in procurement, to provide information to firms owned by minorities and women about opportunities and programs for M/WBEs and to encourage them to certify as M/WBEs, and to educate relevant stakeholders and others in order to support the City’s efforts to increase M/WBE opportunities through regulatory and legislative changes. The board’s chair would also be authorized to direct the board to gather and disseminate information and convene meetings to improve information sharing and the provision of advice about M/WBE issues and opportunities.
Indexes: Oversight
Attachments: 1. Legislative History Report, 2. Summary of Int. No. 981-B, 3. Summary of Int. No. 981-A, 4. Summary of Int. No. 981, 5. Int. No. 981 - 11/10/15, 6. November 10, 2015 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 7. Committee Report 12/14/15, 8. Hearing Testimony 12/14/15, 9. Hearing Transcript 12/14/15, 10. Proposed Int. No. 981-A - 8/2/16, 11. Proposed Int. No. 981-B - 9/19/16, 12. Committee Report 9/14/16, 13. Hearing Transcript 9/14/16, 14. September 14, 2016 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 15. Int. No. 981-B (FINAL), 16. Fiscal Impact Statement, 17. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 9-14-16, 18. Mayor's Letter, 19. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - September 14, 2016, 20. Local Law 114
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
9/28/2016BLaurie A. Cumbo City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/28/2016BLaurie A. Cumbo Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/28/2016BLaurie A. Cumbo Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/14/2016BLaurie A. Cumbo City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/14/2016BLaurie A. Cumbo City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
9/14/2016*Laurie A. Cumbo Committee on Contracts Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/14/2016*Laurie A. Cumbo Committee on Contracts Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/14/2016*Laurie A. Cumbo Committee on Contracts Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/14/2016BLaurie A. Cumbo Committee on Contracts Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
12/14/2015*Laurie A. Cumbo Committee on Small Business Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/14/2015*Laurie A. Cumbo Committee on Small Business Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/14/2015*Laurie A. Cumbo Committee on Small Business Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/14/2015*Laurie A. Cumbo Committee on Women's Issues Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/14/2015*Laurie A. Cumbo Committee on Women's Issues Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/14/2015*Laurie A. Cumbo Committee on Women's Issues Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/14/2015*Laurie A. Cumbo Committee on Contracts Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/14/2015*Laurie A. Cumbo Committee on Contracts Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/14/2015*Laurie A. Cumbo Committee on Contracts Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/10/2015*Laurie A. Cumbo City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/10/2015*Laurie A. Cumbo City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 981-B

 

By Council Members Cumbo, the Public Advocate (Ms. James), Rosenthal, Crowley, Cornegy, Chin, Dickens, Eugene, Gibson, Koo, Rose, Wills, Rodriguez, Richards, Palma, Koslowitz, Menchaca, Miller, Reynoso, Van Bramer, Cohen, Levin and Kallos

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the establishment of an M/WBE advisory board

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Section 6-129 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to add subdivision s to read as follows:

s.  Advisory board. There shall be an advisory board to enhance procurement opportunities for minority and women-owned businesses. 

(1)  Such board shall consist of a chair appointed by the mayor and no fewer than ten members, all of whom shall be appointed by the mayor and shall serve at the pleasure of the mayor.

(2)  Such board shall:

(a)  Advise the mayor on M/WBE issues and on methods to increase M/WBE participation in city procurement;

(b)  Provide information to firms owned by women and minority group members about programs and opportunities for M/WBEs in order to increase participation by such firms in city contracting, and encourage them to become certified as M/WBEs; and

(c)  Educate relevant stakeholders and constituencies in order to support the city’s efforts to increase M/WBE opportunities through regulatory and legislative measures.

(3)  The chair of the board may direct the board to gather or disseminate information and convene meetings in order to improve information sharing about M/WBE issues and opportunities and to develop and provide advice.

§ 2.  This local law takes effect immediately.

 

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