Integrated CSU Administrative Manual

CSU POLICY

Section:   CSU POLICY MANUAL FOR CONTRACTING & PROCUREMENT

Section 5000 Policies

Policy Number: 5217.0

Policy Title: Target Area Preference Act (TACPA)

Policy Effective Date:  April 28, 2008

Last Revision Date:  
(see revision history)

POLICY OBJECTIVE

To establish system wide contracting and procurement policy as required by Education Code 89036.

POLICY STATEMENT

In accordance with Government Code Section 4530 et seq., preference must be granted to California-based companies submitting bids or proposals to the State for goods to be produced or services performed at worksites in distressed (as defined) areas by persons with a high risk of unemployment when the contract is for goods or services in excess of $100,000. The 5% preference is applicable only to contracts awarded on the basis of lowest responsible bidder meeting specifications.



APPLICABILITY AND AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

 

REVISION HISTORY

 

RESOURCES AND REFERENCE MATERIALS

Useful Guidelines:

 

Related Principles:

 

Sound Business Practices:

 

Laws, State Codes, Regulations and Mandates:

Reference: Government Code Section 4530 et seq.

COGNIZANT OFFICE(S)

CO Manager:

Tom Roberts
Director, Contract Services & Procurement
CSU Office of the Chancellor
troberts@calstate.edu

Subject Expert:

Tom Roberts
Director, Contract Services & Procurement
CSU Office of the Chancellor
troberts@calstate.edu

Affinity Group:

Procurement and Support Services Officers

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