BILL NUMBER: AB 2249	INTRODUCED
	BILL TEXT


INTRODUCED BY   Assembly Member Ruskin

                        FEBRUARY 18, 2010

   An act to add Section 14840 to the Government Code, relating to
state government.


	LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


   AB 2249, as introduced, Ruskin. State government: small business
certification.
   The Small Business Procurement and Contract Act encourages the
participation of certain small businesses that are certified by the
Department of General Services in state contracts.
   This bill would require an applicant for certification by the
department to file a specified federal tax form.
   Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: yes.
State-mandated local program: no.


THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  SECTION 1.  Section 14840 is added to the Government Code, to read:

   14840.  In the process of certifying and determining the
eligibility of a small business, microbusiness, or disabled veteran
business enterprise under this chapter, the department shall require
the applicant to file a completed Form 4506-T from the federal
Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service. The department
shall not certify any business without the completed Form 4506-T from
the applicant.