Synopsis As Introduced Amends the State Comptroller Act. Provides that the Business Enterprise Council created under the Business Enterprise for Minorities, Women, and Persons with Disabilities Act shall provide the Comptroller with information necessary to fulfill the Comptroller's responsibilities with respect to the Minority Contractor Opportunity Initiative. Provides that the Comptroller shall annually prepare and submit a report to the Governor and the General Assembly concerning the progress of the initiative for the preceding fiscal year (rather than calendar year). Provides that each Chief Procurement Officer shall provide to the Comptroller information necessary to fulfill the Comptroller's responsibilities with respect to the Minority Contractor Opportunity Initiative. Makes conforming changes. Amends the Business Enterprise for Minorities, Women, and Persons with Disabilities Act. Adds the State Comptroller to the Business Enterprise Council for Minorities, Women, and Persons with Disabilities. Effective immediately.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with changes and additions. Specifies the information with which the Business Enterprise Council is required to provide the Comptroller with in order to fulfill his or her responsibilities under specified provisions. Provides that the Comptroller shall serve as an advisory member of the Business Enterprise Council (rather than a participating member). Inserts a Section concerning implementation and applicability. Requires State constitutional officers to establish aspirational goals for contract awards substantially in accordance with specified provisions of the Business Enterprise for Minorities, Women, and Persons with Disabilities Act. Provides that no State constitutional officer shall be subject to the jurisdiction of another State constitutional officer, or any agency that reports to another State constitutional officer, including the Business Enterprise Council, with regard to steps taken to achieve aspirational goals. Requires State constitutional officers to annually post their utilization of businesses owned by minorities, women, and persons with disabilities during the preceding fiscal year annually on their Internet websites.