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« on: December 11, 2009, 11:02:27 AM »

In a post racial society, why is there preferences written into bills?

from - SEC. 1801. INCLUSION OF MINORITIES AND WOMEN; DIVERSITY IN AGENCY WORKFORCE.

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(a) Office of Minority and Women Inclusion-

(1) ESTABLISHMENT- Not later than 180 days following the enactment of this title, each agency shall establish an Office of Minority and Women Inclusion (hereinafter in this section referred to as the `Office') that shall advise the agency administrator of the impact of policies and regulations of the agency on minority-owned and women-owned businesses, and shall be responsible for all matters of the agency relating to diversity in management, employment, and business activities, including the coordination of technical assistance, in accordance with such standards and requirements as the Director of the Office shall establish.

(2) CONSOLIDATION- Each agency that has assigned these or comparable responsibilities to existing offices shall ensure that such responsibilities are consolidated within the Office.

(b) Director-

(1) IN GENERAL- For each Office, the President shall appoint, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, a Director of Minority and Women Inclusion (hereinafter in this section referred to as the `Director'), who shall also hold a title within such agency comparable to that of other senior level staff who are, as applicable, either appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, or act in a managerial capacity that requires reporting directly to the agency administrator.

(2) DUTIES- Each Director shall--

(A) ensure equal employment opportunity and the racial, ethnic and gender diversity of the agency's workforce and senior management;

(B) increase the participation of minority-owned and women-owned businesses in the programs and contracts of the agency;

(C) provide guidance to the agency administrator to ensure that the policies and regulations of the agency strengthen minority-owned and women-owned businesses; and

(D) conduct an assessment, as part of the examination process for the entities regulated or monitored by the agency of the diversity and inclusion efforts by such entities.

(c) Inclusion in All Levels of Business Activities-

(1) IN GENERAL- Each Director shall develop and implement standards and procedures to ensure, to the maximum extent possible, the inclusion and utilization of minorities (as such term is defined in section 1204(c) of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989 (12 U.S.C. 1811 note)), women, and minority-owned and women-owned businesses (as such terms are defined in section 21A(r)(4) of the Federal Home Loan Bank Act (12 U.S.C. 1441a(r)(4)) (including financial institutions, investment banking firms, mortgage banking firms, asset management firms, broker-dealers, financial services firms, underwriters, accountants, brokers, investment consultants, and providers of legal services) in all business and activities of the agency at all levels, including in procurement, insurance, and all types of contracts (including, as applicable, contracts for the issuance or guarantee of any debt, equity, or security, the sale of assets, the management of its assets, the making of its equity investments, and the implementation of programs to address economic recovery).

(2) CONTRACTS- The processes established by each agency for review and evaluation for contract proposals and to hire service providers shall include a component that gives consideration to the diversity of the applicant.

(3) WRITTEN ASSURANCE- All such contract proposals, provided such proposals are of an amount greater than $50,000 and the contractor employs more than 50 employees, shall include a written assurance, in a form and substance that the Director shall prescribe, that the contractor shall ensure, to the maximum extent possible, the inclusion of minorities and women in its workforce and, as applicable, by its subcontractors.

(4) TERMINATION- A Director may terminate any contract upon a finding that the contractor has failed to make a good faith effort to comply with paragraph (3), except that a contractor may appeal such finding and termination to the agency administrator within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the Director.

(d) Applicability- This section shall apply to all contracts of an agency for services of any kind, including services that require the services of investment banking, asset management entities, broker-dealers, financial services entities, underwriters, accountants, investment consultants, and providers of legal services.

(e) Reports- Not later than 90 days before the end of each Federal fiscal year, each Director shall report to the Congress detailed information describing the actions taken by the agency and the Director pursuant to this section, which shall--

(1) to the extent contracts exceed the contract amount and employment levels established in subsection (c)(3), include a statement of the total amounts paid by the agency to third party contractors since the last such report;

(2) the percentage of such amounts paid to businesses described in subsection (c)(1);

(3) the successes achieved and challenges faced by the agency in operating minority and women outreach programs;

(4) the challenges the agency may face in hiring qualified minority and women employees and contracting with qualified minority-owned and women-owned businesses; and

(5) such other information, findings, conclusions, and recommendations for legislative or agency action, as the Director may determine to be appropriate to include in such report.

(f) Diversity in Agency Workforce- Each agency shall take affirmative steps to seek diversity in its workforce at all levels of the agency consistent with the demographic diversity of the United States and the Federal government, which shall include--

(1) heavily recruiting at historically black colleges and universities, Hispanic-serving institutions, women's colleges, and colleges that typically serve majority minority populations;

(2) sponsoring and recruiting at job fairs in urban communities, and placing employment advertisements in newspapers and magazines oriented toward women and people of color;

(3) partnering with organizations that are focused on developing opportunities for minorities and women to place talented young minorities and women in industry internships, summer employment, and full-time positions;

(4) where feasible, partnering with inner-city high schools, girls' high schools, and high schools with majority minority populations to establish or enhance financial literacy programs and provide mentoring; and

(5) such other mass media communications that the Director determines are necessary.

(g) Definitions- For purposes of this section:

(1) AGENCY- The term `agency' means--

(A) the Department of the Treasury,

(B) the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation,

(C) the Federal Housing Finance Agency,

(D) each of the Federal reserve banks,

(E) the Board,

(F) the National Credit Union Administration,

(G) the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency,

(H) the Office of Thrift Supervision,

(I) the Securities and Exchange Commission,

(J) the Federal department or agency that the President has identified as the main department or agency responsible for consumer financial protection,

(K) the Federal department or agency that the President has identified as the main department or agency responsible for insurance information,

and any successors to such entities.

(2) AGENCY ADMINISTRATOR- The term `agency administrator' means the head of an agency.

From http://www.thomas.gov

Where is the check for citizenship?  Legal residency?

In this post racial society, with our post racial president, why don't all children and people have the same opportunity?

Why continue to promote opportunity base on race, ethnic, sex?

I can imagine that businesses in say white areas, with high populations of illegal aliens say from Mexico or Africa, will never qualify because they may not be able to hire illgals, but the illegals ethnic/racial origin will be included in the 'minority requirment'.

Will minority owned business automatically qualify and be exempt from similar racial/ethnic concerns/reporting?

Why don't the Obamacrats treating everyone the same?
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