123.153 Report on minority business enterprise program.

(A) As used in this section:

(1) "Minority business enterprise" has the same meaning as in section 123.151 of the Revised Code.

(2) "EDGE business enterprise" has the same meaning as in section 123.152 of the Revised Code.

(B) Beginning October 1, 2009, and on the first day of October in each year thereafter, the director of administrative services shall submit a written report to the governor and to each member of the general assembly describing the progress made by state agencies in advancing the minority business enterprise program and the encouraging diversity, growth, and equity program. The report shall highlight the initiatives implemented to encourage participation of minority-owned, as well as socially and economically disadvantaged, businesses in programs funded by federal money received by the state for fiscal stabilization and recovery purposes. The report shall also include the total number of procurement contracts each agency has entered into with certified minority business enterprises and EDGE business enterprises.

Added by 128th General Assemblych.127, HB 2, §101.01, eff. 7/1/2009.