Directs the Secretaries of the Department of Health and Human Services and Transportation to perform an internal disparity analysis on procurements and contracting regarding the use of Minority and Women-Owned Businesses in contracting to test, trace, and track COVID-19 (applicable to DHHS) and in contracting highway construction contracts (applicable to DOT). Requires each Secretary to report to the NCGA by August 1, 2020. Appropriates $10,000 from the General Fund to the each Department's Office of the Secretary to conduct the study. Effective July 1, 2020.
Bill S 854 (2019-2020)Summary date: May 27 2020 - View Summary