Excerpts regarding Minority Business Enterprise (MBE); the successful bidder must meet all MBE requirements. Review the entire statute: RI General Laws, 37-14.1. Minority Business Enterprise.
§ 37-14.1-6. Minority business enterprise participation. – Minority business enterprises shall be included in all procurements and construction projects under this chapter and shall be awarded a minimum of ten percent (10%) of the dollar value of the entire procurement or project. The director of the department of administration is further authorized to establish by rules and regulation formulas for giving minority business enterprises a preference in contract and subcontract awards.