Summary as introduced:
Public procurement; SWAM businesses. Requires that each public body's program to facilitate the participation of small, women- and minority-owned (SWAM) businesses in procurement transactions include a goal that 40 percent of the public body's procurement expenditures be for transactions with SWAM businesses. To count toward meeting this goal, the SWAM business must be certified by the Department of Minority Business Enterprise. Public bodies are required to file annual reports detailing efforts to meet the goal of 40 percent SWAM business procurement. Full text:
01/11/05 House: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 054150396 pdf | impact statement
01/11/05 House: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 054150396
01/11/05 House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/17/05 House: Assigned to General Laws sub-committee: Subcommittee #2...
02/01/05 House: Tabled in General Laws (22-Y 0-N)