assembly Bill A6223

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to criteria for certification by the division of minority and women's business development of MWBE status; repealer

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to governmental operations
Mar 04, 2019 referred to governmental operations

A6223 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§314 & 310, rpld §310 sub 19, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A9977
2021-2022: A6729

A6223 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to criteria for certification by the division of minority and women's business development of MWBE status.

A6223 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 4, 2019

Introduced by M. of A. BICHOTTE -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Governmental Operations

AN  ACT  to amend the executive law, in relation to criteria for certif-
  ication by the division of minority and women's  business  development
  of  minority and women-owned business enterprise status; and to repeal
  subdivision 19 of section 310 of such law relating to  the  definition
  of personal net worth


  Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 2-a  of  section  314  of  the
executive law, as amended by chapter 175 of the laws of 2010, is amended
to read as follows:
  (a)  The  director  shall establish a procedure enabling the office to
accept New York municipal  corporation  certification  verification  for
minority  and  women-owned  business  enterprise  applicants  in lieu of
requiring the applicant to complete the state certification process. The
director shall promulgate rules and regulations to  set  forth  criteria
for  the acceptance of municipal corporation certification. All eligible
municipal corporation certifications shall require business  enterprises
seeking certification to meet the following standards:
  (i)  have  at  least  fifty-one  percent  ownership by a minority or a
women-owned enterprise and be owned by United States citizens or  perma-
nent resident aliens;
  (ii)  be  an  enterprise  in which the minority and/or women-ownership
interest is real, substantial and continuing;
  (iii) be an enterprise in which the  minority  and/or  women-ownership
has  and exercises the authority to control independently the day-to-day
business decisions of the enterprise;
  (iv) be an enterprise authorized to do business in this state;
  (v) be subject to a physical site inspection to verify  the  fifty-one
percent ownership requirement;
  (vi)  be  owned  by  an  individual  or  individuals, whose ownership,
control and  operation  are  relied  upon  for  certification[,  with  a
personal net worth that does not exceed three million five hundred thou-