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  70.859.  Definitions — percentage of contracts, construction and concessions to be awarded to socially and economically disadvantaged small business concerns — Missouri products to be given preference — out-of-state contractors, bidding requirement. — 1.  As used in this section, the following words and phrases shall mean:

  (1)  "Concessions", all goods and services incidental to the operation of a qualifying project including, but not limited to, parking, food, beverage, liquor, souvenirs, ticket sales, sales of programs, advertising, printing of promotions and security, provided to the operator or lessee of the qualifying project pursuant to any contract or subcontract;

  (2)  "Economically disadvantaged individuals", socially disadvantaged residents of this state whose ability to compete in the free enterprise system has been impaired due to diminished capital and credit opportunities as compared to others in the same business area who are not socially disadvantaged.  In determining the degree of diminished credit and capital opportunities consideration shall include, but not be limited to, the assets and net worth of such economically disadvantaged individuals;

  (3)  "Participating counties and cities", as defined by section 70.843, provided such counties are first class charter counties and such cities are cities not within a county;

  (4)  "Qualifying project", as defined by section 70.846;

  (5)  "Socially and economically disadvantaged small business concern", any small business concern:

  (a)  Which is at least fifty-one percent owned by one or more socially and economically disadvantaged individuals; or, in the case of any corporation, at least fifty-one percent of the stock of which is owned by one or more socially and economically disadvantaged individuals; and

  (b)  Whose management and daily business operations are predominantly controlled by one or more of such individuals;

  (6)  "Socially disadvantaged individuals", residents of this state who have been subjected to racial or ethnic prejudice or cultural bias because of their identity as a member of a group without regard to their individual qualities.

  2.  The state and any participating counties and cities shall provide with respect to each qualifying project:

  (1)  That at least ten percent of the total dollar value of the contract or contracts for construction of the qualifying project, and structures and improvements associated with operation of the qualifying project, or rehabilitation or remodeling of any structures for use as or associated with the use of the qualifying project, shall be set aside, awarded to and procured from socially and economically disadvantaged small business concerns; and

  (2)  That at least ten percent of the total dollar value of all contract or contracts for concessions, shall be set aside, awarded to and procured from socially and economically disadvantaged small business concerns.

  3.  The authority and any city, county, other political subdivision or public agency obtaining funds pursuant to the provisions of sections 70.840 to 70.858 shall be subject to the provisions of sections 34.073 and 34.076.

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(L. 1989 S.B. 295 & 312 § 32)


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