326-02-010 - Purpose

326-02-010. Purpose

The purpose and intent of chapter 120, Laws of 1983, and of Title 326 WAC is to provide the maximum practicable opportunity for increased participation by minority, women, and socially and economically disadvantaged-owned and controlled businesses in public works and the process by which goods and services are procured by state agencies and educational institutions from the private sector. This purpose will be accomplished by encouraging the full use of existing minority, women, and socially and economically disadvantaged-owned and controlled businesses and the entry of new and diversified minority, women, and socially and economically disadvantaged-owned and controlled businesses into the marketplace. These rules shall be applied and interpreted to promote this purpose.

Statutory Authority: RCW 39.19.030 and 39.19.120. 04-08-093, § 326-02-010, filed 4/6/04, effective 5/7/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 39.19.030(7). 92-11-007, § 326-02-010, filed 5/11/92, effective 6/11/92. Statutory Authority: 1983 c 120 § 3(7). 83-22-045 (Order 83-3), § 326-02-010, filed 10/28/83.

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