Committee on Minority, Female, and Veteran Enterprises

The purpose of the subcommittee is to study, formulate, and implement a plan to promote the economic recovery and development for minority, female, and veteran-owned enterprises impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Legislative Analyst

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Stephanie Little

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Committee Administrative Assistant
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Executive Order JBE 2020 - 21    

Executive Order 2020-21 increased by $5,000 each of the thresholds for small purchase procedures utilized by agencies, boards, and commissions of the executive branch, allowing agencies more flexibility in making purchases totaling less than $30,000 from certified Hudson Initiative or Veteran-owned Entrepreneurships.

LED - Small Business Programs    

From entrepreneurial startups to small business growth and expansion, Louisiana offers a comprehensive array of educational, managerial and financial programs that cultivate small business opportunities.

LED - Resources for Impacted Businesses    

LED is working with all levels of government to safeguard Louisiana businesses in terms of economic and physical safety issues related to COVID-19.

U.S. Small Business Administration    

In addition to traditional SBA funding programs, the CARES Act and subsequent legislation established several new temporary programs to address the COVID-19 outbreak.

Resources for Small Businesses    

(LED) partnered with e-commerce platforms to provide Louisiana small business owners with enhanced customer service and special resources to make setting up or expanding your e-commerce capabilities as easy as possible.