California Military and Veterans Code Section 999.12
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999.12. Each awarding department shall appoint an agency Disabled
Veteran Business Enterprise Program Advocate. This person shall be
the same individual appointed pursuant to Section 14846 of the
Government Code. The agency Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise
Program Advocate shall do all of the following:
(a) Assist certified disabled veteran business enterprises in
participating in that agency's contracting process.
(b) Assist contract officers in seeking disabled veteran business
enterprises to participate in the agency's contract and procurement
activities by performing outreach efforts to recruit disabled veteran
business enterprises to offer their services as either a prime
contractor or subcontractor on any contract proposed by the awarding
department that requires disabled veteran business enterprise
participation, and by other feasible means.
(c) Meet regularly with the California Disabled Veteran Business
Enterprise Program Advocate and contract and procurement staffs of
their departments to disseminate information about the California
Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise Program.
(d) Serve as an advocate for the disabled veteran business
enterprises that are utilized as the agency's contractors or
(e) Report to the Office of Small Business and Disabled Veteran
Business Enterprise Services regarding any violation of this article.
(f) Coordinate and meet, on a regular basis, with the California
Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise Program Advocate at the
Department of Veterans Affairs in an effort to meet the statewide
3-percent goal provided for in Section 999.2.
Last modified: February 22, 2013