assembly Bill A1480

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires the statewide MWBE certification process to be expedited by completing certification within thirty days and directs the outsourcing of certain certification functions

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A1480 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §314, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A10025

A1480 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the completion of the process of certification as a minority- or women-owned business enterprise to be completed within thirty days of submission of a final, completed application and directs the director of the division of minority and women's business development in the department of economic development to establish a procedure enabling the division to expedite the statewide MWBE certification process by outsourcing certain certification functions to local MWBE consultants and/or to appropriate chambers of commerce and other organizations focused on minority- and women-owned business enterprises.

A1480 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  1480

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. BICHOTTE, SEAWRIGHT -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Governmental Operations

AN ACT to  amend  the  executive  law,  in  relation  to  requiring  the
  completion  of  certification  as  a  minority or women-owned business
  enterprise to be completed within  thirty  days  of  submission  of  a
  final,  completed  application and directing the director of the divi-
  sion of minority and women's business development in the department of
  economic development to establish a procedure enabling the division to
  expedite the  statewide  MWBE  certification  process  by  outsourcing
  certain  certification  functions  to local MWBE consultants and/or to
  appropriate chambers of commerce focused on minority- and  women-owned
  business enterprises

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 314 of the executive law, as added
by chapter 261 of the laws of 1988, is amended and a new subdivision 2-c
is added to read as follows:
  2-C. THE DIRECTOR SHALL ESTABLISH A PROCEDURE ENABLING THE DIVISION TO
EXPEDITE THE STATEWIDE  CERTIFICATION  PROCESS  BY  OUTSOURCING  CERTAIN
CERTIFICATION  FUNCTIONS TO LOCAL MWBE CONSULTANTS AND/OR TO APPROPRIATE
CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE AND OTHER ORGANIZATIONS  FOCUSED  ON  MINORITY  AND
WOMEN-OWNED  BUSINESS  ENTERPRISES.  CERTIFICATION THROUGH SUCH ENTITIES
SHALL COMPLY IN ALL RESPECTS WITH THE REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTIFICATION  AS
PROVIDED  IN THIS SECTION AND IN THE RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE DIREC-
TOR.
  3. Following application for certification pursuant to  this  section,
the  director  shall  provide  the  applicant with written notice of the
status of the application, including notice of any outstanding deficien-
cies, within thirty days. Within [sixty] THIRTY days of submission of  a
final  completed  application,  the director shall provide the applicant
with written notice of a determination by the office approving or  deny-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.