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File #: Int 1379-2019    Version: * Name: Requiring a minority and women-owned business enterprise consultant for city projects with budgets in excess of ten million dollars.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Contracts
On agenda: 1/24/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring a minority and women-owned business enterprise consultant for city projects with budgets in excess of ten million dollars
Sponsors: Helen K. Rosenthal, The Public Advocate (Mr. Williams), Mark Levine
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would require that City contractors hire an independent MWBE consultant for every contract over ten million dollars as a way to enhance city procurement opportunities for minority and women-owned businesses.
Indexes: Oversight
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1379, 2. Int. No. 1379, 3. January 24, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 1-24-19, 5. Committee Report 6/20/19, 6. Hearing Testimony 6/20/19, 7. Hearing Transcript 6/20/19
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6/20/2019*Helen K. Rosenthal Committee on Contracts Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
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1/24/2019*Helen K. Rosenthal City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/24/2019*Helen K. Rosenthal City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1379

                     

By Council Members Rosenthal, the Public Advocate (Mr. Williams) and Levine

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring a minority and women-owned business enterprise consultant for city projects with budgets in excess of ten million dollars

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Paragraph 2 of subdivision h of section 6-129 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to add new subparagraph g to read as follows: 

(g) For each agency project with a contract budget in excess of ten million dollars and for which minority and women-owned business participation goals have been established pursuant to this section, the contracting agency shall hire an independent consultant with expertise in minority and women-owned business procurement to perform the following functions: (i) assisting the prime contractor in recruiting minority and women-owned businesses for procurement opportunities on such project; (ii) monitoring the prime contractor’s compliance with minority and women-owned business participation goals; and (iii) reporting to the contracting agency on the prime contractor’s performance in meeting minority and women-owned business participation goals.

The prime contractor shall pay all costs associated with such independent consultant.

§ 2.  This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law.

 

ASB/JJ

LS # 6651/Int. 1021-A-2015

LS #15 12/08/2017 10:49AM