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  37.013.  Definitions. — As used in this section and section 37.014:

  (1)  "Commission" refers to the Missouri minority business advocacy commission established under section 37.014;

  (2)  "Contract" means any contract awarded by a state agency for construction projects or the procurement of goods or services, including professional services;

  (3)  "Minority business enterprise" or "minority business" means an individual, partnership, corporation, or joint venture of any kind that is owned and controlled by one or more persons who are:

  (a)  United States citizens; and

  (b)  Members of a racial minority group;

  (4)  "Owned and controlled" means having:

  (a)  Ownership of at least fifty-one percent of the enterprise, including corporate stock of a corporation;

  (b)  Control over the management and day-to-day operations of the business; and

  (c)  An interest in the capital, assets, and profits and losses of the business proportionate to the percentage of ownership;

  (5)  "Racial minority group" means:

  (a)  Blacks;

  (b)  American Indians;

  (c)  Hispanics;

  (d)  Asian Americans; and

  (e)  Other similar racial minority groups;

  (6)  "State agency" refers to an authority, board, branch, commission, committee, department, division, or other instrumentality of the executive branch of state government.


(L. 1984 S.B. 468 § 1, A.L. 1993 H.B. 566, A.L. 2014 H.B. 1299 Revision)

Transferred 2014; formerly 33.750

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