§ 37-14.1-1. Purpose.
The purpose of this chapter is to carry out the state's policy of supporting the fullest possible participation of firms owned and controlled by minorities and women (MBE's) in state funded and state directed public construction programs and projects and in state purchases of goods and services. This includes assisting MBE's throughout the life of contracts in which they participate.
(P.L. 1986, ch. 493, § 1; P.L. 1987, ch. 523, § 1.)