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HF 2509

as introduced - 84th Legislature (2005 - 2006) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to state procurement; providing that a
preference must be awarded to certain small businesses
for purchase of state vehicles; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 16C.16, subdivision 7.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 16C.16,
subdivision 7, is amended to read:


Subd. 7.

Economically disadvantaged areas.

(a) Except as
otherwise provided in paragraph deleted text begin(b) deleted text endnew text begin(c)new text end, the commissioner may
award up to a six percent preference in the amount bid on state
procurement to small businesses located in an economically
disadvantaged area.

(b) new text beginThe commissioner must award a six percent preference
in the amount bid on state procurement of motor vehicles to
small businesses located in an economically disadvantaged area.
The six percent must be based on the full purchase price of the
vehicle.
new text end

new text begin (c) new text endThe commissioner may award up to a four percent
preference in the amount bid on state construction to small
businesses located in an economically disadvantaged area.

deleted text begin (c) deleted text endnew text begin(d) new text endA business is located in an economically
disadvantaged area if:

(1) the owner resides in or the business is located in a
county in which the median income for married couples is less
than 70 percent of the state median income for married couples;

(2) the owner resides in or the business is located in an
area designated a labor surplus area by the United States
Department of Labor; or

(3) the business is a certified rehabilitation facility or
extended employment provider as described in chapter 268A.

deleted text begin (d) deleted text endnew text begin(e) new text endThe commissioner may designate one or more areas
designated as targeted neighborhoods under section 469.202 or as
enterprise zones under section 469.167 as economically
disadvantaged areas for purposes of this subdivision if the
commissioner determines that this designation would further the
purposes of this section. If the owner of a small business
resides or is employed in a designated area, the small business
is eligible for any preference provided under this subdivision.

deleted text begin (e) deleted text endnew text begin(f) new text endThe Department of Revenue shall gather data
necessary to make the determinations required by
paragraph deleted text begin(c) deleted text endnew text begin(d)new text end, clause (1), and shall annually certify
counties that qualify under paragraph deleted text begin(c) deleted text endnew text begin(d)new text end, clause (1). An
area designated a labor surplus area retains that status for 120
days after certified small businesses in the area are notified
of the termination of the designation by the United States
Department of Labor.