1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 1068, the first engrossment, as follows:
1.2Page 12, delete subdivision 1a
1.3Page 14, line 25, after "Rules" insert "; eligibility" and before the first "The" insert
1.5Page 14, after line 28, insert:
1.6"(b) In addition to other eligibility requirements, a small targeted group business or
1.7veteran-owned small business is eligible for the bid preferences under this section only for
1.8eight years following the later of (1) the effective date of this act, or (2) the date of initial
1.9designation as a small targeted group business or veteran-owned small business by the
1.10commissioner of administration under section 16C.16."
1.11Page 14, line 33, strike "Report by commissioner" and insert "Reporting" and
1.12before "The" insert "(a)"
1.13Page 14, after line 36, insert:
1.14"(b) By February 1 of each even-numbered year, the commissioner shall submit a
1.15report to the chairs and ranking minority members of the legislative committees with
1.16jurisdiction over transportation policy and finance concerning contract awards under this
1.17section. At a minimum, the report must include:
1.18(1) a summary of the program;
1.19(2) a review of the use of preferences for contracting, including frequency of
1.20establishment of a preference and frequency of contract award to a small targeted group
1.21business or veteran-owned small business;
1.22(3) a review of goals and good faith efforts to use small targeted group businesses
1.23and veteran-owned small businesses in subcontracts, including analysis of methods used
1.24for, and effectiveness of, good faith efforts;
1.25(4) a summary of any financial incentives or sanctions imposed;
1.26(5) information on each reevaluation under subdivision 4a, including details on the
1.27methodology for reevaluation; and
2.1(6) any recommendations for legislative or programmatic changes."