Legislation

Executive Orders
Executive Order #24 (pdf)
Governor's Advisory Council on Small and Historically Underutilized Businesses
Executive Order #13 (pdf)
Support for Historically Underutilized Businesses by Gov. Beverly Eaves Perdue
Executive Order #106 (pdf)
Historically Underutilized Business Goals reiterated and modified by former Gov. Michael F. Easley
Executive Order #150 (pdf)
Support for Historically Underutilized Businesses goals by former Gov. James Hunt
Legislation - North Carolina General Statutes
N.C.G.S. § 143-48
Statewide uniform certification of Historically Underutilized Businesses
N.C.G.S. § 143-48.4
Purchase and Contract: cooperation in promoting the use of small contractors, minority contractors, physically handicapped contractors, and women contractors.
Senate Bill 914, Session Law 2001-496 December, 2001
To enhance and improve good faith efforts to recruit and select minority businesses for participation in public construction contracts.
N.C.G.S. § 143-128
Requirements for certain building contracts. (Makes reference to §143-128.2 – Minority Business Participation Goals
N.C.G.S. §143-128.1
Construction management at risk contracts. (Makes reference to §143-128.2 – Minority Business Participation Goals)
N.C.G.S. §143-128.2
Minority Business Participation Goals (Defines Good Faith Efforts and the full scope of the law)
N.C.G.S. §143-128.3
Minority Business Participation Administration
N.C.G.S. §143-128.4
Historically Underutilized Businesses; Statewide Uniform Certification (2007 Amendment Definition)
N.C.G.S. §143-128.2(g)(1)(2)(3)
Historically underutilized business defined (before 2007 session)
(See above 143-128.4)
N.C.G.S. §143-131
Informal Bidding: Scope of applicable law for construction projects less than $500,000 (increased from $300,000 in 2007 legislation
House Bill 73, Section 6, Session Law 2007 – 446
Threshold Changes Effective Date: August 23, 2007 Increase from $300,000 to $500,000 for Informal Contracts; Threshold Changes Effective Date: August 23, 2007
House Bill 1035, Session Law 2010 -148
Increases the Performance and Payment Bonding Requirements for Construction Project Contracts Awarded by State Departments, State Agencies, and the University of North Carolina that exceed $500,000

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North Carolina Administrative Codes
01 NCAC 44 – Office for Historically Underutilized Businesses – Statewide Uniform Certification General Provisions
The rules in this Subchapter are used to determine if a business is a historically underutilized business in accordance with G.S. 143-128.4
01 NCAC 30I .0101 – State Construction Office - Minority Business Participation Goal - Good Faith Efforts

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Guidelines
State Construction Office - Recruitment and Selection of Minority Businesses for Participation in State Construction Contracts (pdf)
Minority Business Participation Guidelines that are "provided" in bid packages and specifications.

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Appendices & Forms
NC Administrative Code - 30I Minority Business Participation Forms - Appendix Forms to be submitted with Bids
NC Administrative Code - 30I Appendix E - MBE Documentation for Payment

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