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Special Notice - Synopsis Of Changes In CBE Law

Thursday, February 26, 2015


TO: Agency Directors, Contracting Officers, Contract Specialists, Compliance Officers, Certified Business Enterprises and Private Developers

FROM: Ana Harvey, Acting Director, Department of Small and Local Business Development

DATE: February 26, 2015

SUBJECT: Special Notice

The Small and Certified Business Enterprise Development and Assistance Amendment Act of 2014 (“New CBE Law”) became applicable October 1, 2014 making significant amendments to the previous law. The New CBE Law affects all District agencies, departments, offices, boards, commissions, authorities, or other instrumentalities of the District government, as well as Certified Business Enterprises and private developers.

Enclosed is a synopsis summarizing many of the changes made by the New CBE Law. In order to better serve the public, DSLBD is requesting comments. DSLBD will conduct training sessions aimed to provide an overview of the New CBE Law and address your collective comments. As DSLBD is eager to schedule trainings, all comments must be submitted to [email protected] by March 13, 2015.

DSLBD looks forward to receiving all of your comments and is committed to providing outstanding customer service to the District of Columbia’s business community.