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IDOA > Minority & Women's Business > Laws and Policies Laws and Policies

Minority & Women's Business Enterprises Division activities and requirements are governed by Indiana Statute and in the Indiana Administrative Code. Also impacting the division's operations are policies and memorandums of understanding.


MWBE Statute: IC 4-13-16.5 defines the development and responsibilities of the Governor's Commission on Minority and Women's Business Enterprises. The statue also defines the development of a division to be the advocate for Minority and Women Owned Business in State's procurement and contracting process.

MWBE Regulations: 25 IAC 5 defines the functional requirements of the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises Divison.


IDOA MWBE Public Works Construction Projects Policy defines the process and required documents for MWBE commitments in Public Works construction projects.

IDOA MWBE INDOT State-Funded Construction Projects Policy defines the process and required documentation for MWBE commitments in Indiana Department of Transporation construction projects.

Non-Profit Organization Certification Policy defines the determining factors and process for a non-profit organization to become certified.

Tax Policy (for certification purposes) defines the tax requirements for MWBE certification.

Memorandums of Understanding

INDOT Memorandum of Understanding defines the process wherein INDOT and the MWBE Division will interact for the advocacy and achievement of MWBE goals.