N.Y. Comp. Codes R. & Regs. Tit. 6 § 615.2 - Definitions

(a) Contract means any State grant, loan, agreement, or any other instrument by which the State provides or otherwise makes available assistance in the form of funds or the services of State personnel.
(b) Contractor means a municipality, natural person or business entity, that is a party to a contract as defined in this section; this term includes general or prime contractors, subcontractors, vendors, consultants, subconsultants, providers of professional services and suppliers.
(c) Department means the Department of Environmental Conservation of the State of New York.
(d) Goals means a quantitative objective to be achieved in a specified period of time, for employment of minority and women workers or contracts with minority and women-owned business enterprises, that is required by contract, and established pursuant to section 615.4 of this Part.
(e) Good-faith efforts means actions taken to meet goals required by contract.
(f) Minority means a member of any of the following groups:
(1) persons having origins in any of the Black African racial groups, not of Hispanic origin;
(2) Hispanic persons of Mexican, Puerto Rican, Dominican, Cuban, Central or South American origin, regardless of race;
(3) Asian and Pacific Islander persons having origins in the Far East, Southeast Asia, the Indian subcontinent, or the Pacific islands; and
(4) American Indian or Alaskan native persons having origins in any of the original peoples of North America and maintaining identifiable tribal affiliations through membership and participation, or community identification.
(g) Minority-owned business enterprise has the meaning set forth in section 52-0113 of the ECL.
(h) Women-owned business enterprise has the meaning set forth in section 52- 0113 of the ECL.


N.Y. Comp. Codes R. & Regs. Tit. 6 § 615.2

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