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File #: Int 1293-2018    Version: Name: Minority and women-owned business enterprises.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Contracts
On agenda: 12/11/2018
Enactment date: 10/13/2019 Law number: 2019/174
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to minority and women-owned business enterprises
Sponsors: Deborah L. Rose, Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., Justin L. Brannan, Diana Ayala , Stephen T. Levin, Helen K. Rosenthal, Adrienne E. Adams, Andy L. King, Ben Kallos, Margaret S. Chin, Brad S. Lander, Farah N. Louis, I. Daneek Miller, Carlina Rivera
Council Member Sponsors: 14
Summary: This bill would amend the definition of “Minority group” for purposes of the city’s Minority and Women-owned business enterprises (M/WBEs) program to include Native Americans in all covered procurement categories and Asian Americans in the professional services category. The bill would also update citywide procurement goals for all minority groups across all procurement categories in accordance with the findings in the most recent citywide disparity study.
Indexes: Agency Rule-making Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1293-B, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1293, 3. Int. No. 1293, 4. December 11, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - December 11, 2018, 6. Committee Report 6/20/19, 7. Hearing Testimony 6/20/19, 8. Hearing Transcript 6/20/19, 9. Proposed Int. No. 1293-A - 9/4/19, 10. Committee Report 9/12/19, 11. Hearing Transcript 9/12/19, 12. Proposed Int. No. 1293-B - 9/13/19, 13. September 12, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 14. Fiscal Impact Statement, 15. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 9-12-19
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Int. No. 1293-B

 

By Council Members Rose, Cornegy, Brannan, Ayala, Levin, Rosenthal, Adams, King, Kallos, Chin, Lander, Louis, Miller and Rivera

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to minority and women-owned business enterprises

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Paragraph 26 of subdivision c of section 6-129 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 1 for the year 2013, is amended to read as follows:

(26) “Minority group” means Black Americans[;], Asian Americans, [and] Hispanic Americans and Native Americans, provided that the commissioner shall be authorized to add additional groups to this definition upon a finding that there is statistically significant disparity between the availability of firms owned by individuals in such a group and the utilization of such firms in city procurement.

§ 2. Subdivision d of Section 6-129 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 1 for the year 2013, is amended to read as follows:

d. Citywide goals. (1) The citywide contracting participation goals for MBEs, WBEs and EBEs, which may be met through awards of prime contracts or subcontracts as described in subdivision j of this section, shall be as follows:

For construction contracts:

Category:

Participation goal:

Black Americans

[8]12% of total annual agency expenditures on such contracts

Asian Americans

[8]11.1% of total annual agency expenditures on such contracts

Hispanic Americans

[4]17.95% of total annual agency expenditures on such contracts

Native Americans

0.56% of total annual agency expenditures on such contracts

Women

[18]25.66% of total annual agency expenditures on such contracts

Emerging

6% of total annual agency expenditures  on such contracts

For professional services contracts:

Category:

Participation goal:

Black Americans

[12]11.81% of total annual agency expenditures on such contracts

Asian Americans

9.4% of total annual agency expenditures on such contracts

Hispanic Americans

[8]8.99% of total annual agency expenditures on such contracts

Native Americans

0.65% of total annual agency expenditures on such contracts

Women

[37]36.67% of total annual agency expenditures on such contracts

Emerging

6% of total annual agency expenditures on such contracts

    

For standard services contracts:

Category:

Participation goal:

Black Americans

[12]14.32% of total annual agency expenditures on such contracts

Asian Americans

[3]9.88% of total annual agency expenditures on such contracts

Hispanic Americans

[6]10.2% of total annual agency expenditures on such contracts

Native Americans

0.03% of total annual agency expenditures on such contracts

Women

[10]29.26% of total annual agency expenditures  on such contracts

Emerging

6% of total annual agency expenditures on such contracts

 

For goods contracts under one [hundred thousand] million dollars:

Category:

Participation goal:

Black Americans

[7]5.94% of total annual agency expenditures on such contracts

Asian Americans

[8]10.59% of total annual agency expenditures on such contracts

Hispanic Americans

[5]7.07% of total annual agency expenditures on such contracts

Native Americans

2.44% of total annual agency expenditures on such contracts

Women

[25]30.51% of total annual agency expenditures on such contracts

Emerging

6% of total annual agency expenditures on such contracts

 

§ 3. This local law takes effect 180 days after it becomes law, except that the department of small business services shall take such measures as are necessary for the implementation of this local law, including the promulgation of rules, before such date.

DFC/ARP

LS # 8358, 8375, 9052

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