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.