Small businesses and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises (DVBEs) are the backbone of the American economy, driving innovation, fostering job creation, and contributing to the vibrancy of local communities. Recognizing their vital role, the state of California has implemented several legislative measures to ensure that these enterprises have fair and ample opportunities to participate in state contracts. Among the most significant of these measures are Assembly Bills AB 2019, AB 1574, and AB 2974.