as amended, Chávez.
begin deleteNonprofit veteran service agencies. end delete
Existing law allows a nonprofit veteran service agency, as defined, to be eligible for certification as a small business, as described, and be granted a small business bid preference, provided certain requirements are met.end delete
This bill would make a nonsubstantive change to that provision.end delete
begin deleteno end delete.
State-mandated local program: no.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
begin deleteOne end deletemember of the board shall begin delete have substantial .
4training or professional expertise in mortgage lending and real
5estate financeend delete
7(b) One other member of the board shall have substantial training
8or professional expertise in geriatrics, gerontology, or long-term
10(c) One member of the board shall have an accounting or
11auditing background, and preferably shall be a certified public
13(d) One member of the board shall have a degree in health care
14administration or shall have experience in the financial
15management of health care facilities.
17 One member of the board shall have substantial training,
18professional knowledge, or experience in the issues faced by female
19veterans which may include, but are not limited to, the following
21(1) Combat-related disorders.
22(2) Sexual trauma.
25 Nothing in this section shall be
construed to prohibit any
26member of the board from serving the remainder of his or her term.
P3 1(g) The first vacancy in the membership of the board, that occurs
2after the enactment of the act adding this subdivision and does not
3require the training or expertise required by subdivision (a) or (b),
4shall be filled by the appointment of a member who meets the
5criteria required by subdivision (c).
The board shall report to the Legislature by October 1 of
9each year regarding the activities, accomplishments, and
10expenditures of the board during the preceding fiscal year. The
11report shall be prepared in sufficient detail so that Members of the
12Legislature may clearly understand the activities, accomplishments,
13and expenditures of the board that occurred during the report
The California Veterans Board shall
begin delete determine the policies .
18for all operations of the departmentend delete
Section 999.51 of the Military and Veterans Code
26 is amended to read:
(a) A nonprofit veteran service agency shall be eligible
28for certification as a small business under the Small Business
29Procurement and Contract Act, as described in Chapter 6.5
30(commencing with Section 14835) of Part 5.5 of Division 3 of
31Title 2 of the Government Code, and may be granted a small
32business bid preference if it meets all of the following conditions:
33(1) The goods or services meet the specifications and needs of
34the purchasing agency.
35(2) The goods or services are purchased at a fair and reasonable
36price, as determined by the appropriate state or local agency.
37(3) The nonprofit
veteran service agency complies with all of
38the following requirements:
39(A) The nonprofit veteran service agency shall employ veterans
40receiving services from the nonprofit veteran service agency for
P4 1not less than 75 percent of the person-hours of direct labor required
2for the production of goods and the provision of services performed
3pursuant to a contract under this section.
4(B) The nonprofit veteran service agency agrees to make those
5elections permitted of any nonprofit corporation under the Federal
6Insurance Contributions Act (26 U.S.C. Sec. 3103 et seq.) and the
7Unemployment Insurance Code in order to provide social security
8and unemployment and disability benefits for its employees,
9commencing with its first contract or purchase order under this
10section and continuing thereafter. In the event that the nonprofit
11veteran service agency ceases to provide those benefits, any
12 existing contract or purchase order under this section with the
13nonprofit veteran service agency is terminated and no further
14contracts or purchase orders shall be awarded to that nonprofit
15veteran service agency for the period of two years after the
16nonprofit veteran service agency ceases to provide the benefits.
17(C) The nonprofit veteran service agency does not commit any
18unfair labor practices, as defined in the National Labor Relations
19Act, at Section 158 of Title 29 of the United States Code.
20(D) The nonprofit veteran service agency abides by the
21provisions of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (29
22U.S.C. Sec. 201 et seq.), the Walsh-Healy Public Contract Act (41
23U.S.C. Sec. 35 et seq.), and the regulations of the Department of
24Industrial Relations (8 Cal. Code Regs. 1 et seq.).
25(b) For purposes of this section, all of the following shall apply:
26(1) “Nonprofit veteran service agency” means a
27community-based organization that meets the following
29(A) It is exempt from tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal
31(B) Its principal purpose is to provide housing, substance abuse,
32case management, and employment training services for
33low-income veterans, disabled veterans, or homeless veterans and
35(2) “Direct labor” includes all work required for preparation,
36processing, and packing of a good, or work directly relating to the
37performance of a service, excluding supervision, administration,
38inspection, and shipping.
P5 1(3) A veteran receiving services from the nonprofit veteran
2service agency shall be considered an employee when performing