Amendment #27 to S.1885

Protection of Veteran-Owned Business Enterprises

Mr. Naughton of Clinton move that the bill be amended by striking, in its entirety, SECTION 1 and inserting thereof the following section:-

SECTION 1. (i3/4) SDO shall, every three years and in consultation with the department of veterans’ services, establish goals for participation of service-disabled, veteran-owned business enterprises in all areas of state procurement contracting, including contracts for public construction, design services, and commodities and service. In calculating such goals, the Secretary shall base his determination on an understanding of the pool of service-disabled veteran-owned business enterprises available to participate in the Program.