(a) Every city, county, and city and county is encouraged to access microenterprise development in order to create new jobs and income opportunities for individuals of low and moderate income.

(b) Every city, county, and city and county is encouraged to include microenterprise development as a part of their economic development strategy.

(c) California communities and the public agencies that serve them, such as workforce investment boards, community colleges, and local economic development agencies, are encouraged to promote local partnerships that invest in microenterprise development.

(Added by Stats. 2004, Ch. 87, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2005.)