Lawriter - OAC - 3304-1-14 Purchases from minority business enterprises, and from encouraging diversity, growth and equity vendors.

3304-1-14 Purchases from minority business enterprises, and from encouraging diversity, growth and equity vendors.

(A) OOD shall purchase goods and services from certified minority business enterprise ("MBE") providers in accordance with state of Ohio purchasing guidelines.

(B) OOD will purchase goods and services from a certified historically under-utilized business (HUB) encouraging diversity, growth and equity ("EDGE") vendors in accordance with state of Ohio purchasing guidelines.

Effective: 12/31/2018
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 10/12/2018 and 12/31/2023
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3304.16
Rule Amplifies: 3304.15
Prior Effective Dates: 09/01/1999, 01/07/2003, 04/11/2008