Official FAQs on DBE Program Regulations

DOT has released Official FAQs on DBE Program Regulations. These questions and answers provide guidance and information for compliance with the provisions under 49 CFR part 26. Like all guidance material, these questions and answers are not, in themselves, legally binding or mandatory, and do not constitute regulations. How should recipients evaluate the commercially useful function performed by DBE contractors performing …

DBE Program Regulations: Fostering Small Business Programs

DOT has released Official FAQs on DBE Program Regulations. These questions and answers provide guidance and information for compliance with the provisions under 49 CFR part 26. Like all guidance material, these questions and answers are not, in themselves, legally binding or mandatory, and do not constitute regulations. What actions should a recipient take before implementing a small business program on …

DBE Program Regulations: Certification Standards

DOT has released Official FAQs on DBE Program Regulations. These questions and answers provide guidance and information for compliance with the provisions under 49 CFR part 26. Like all guidance material, these questions and answers are not, in themselves, legally binding or mandatory, and do not constitute regulations. What, and how much, assistance is it appropriate for a prime contractor to …

DBE Program Regulations: Certification Procedures

DOT has released Official FAQs on DBE Program Regulations. These questions and answers provide guidance and information for compliance with the provisions under 49 CFR part 26. Like all guidance material, these questions and answers are not, in themselves, legally binding or mandatory, and do not constitute regulations. Can recipients and UCPS charge application fees to firms seeking DBE certification? Section …

DBE Program Regulations: Good Faith Efforts Requirements

DOT has released Official FAQs on DBE Program Regulations. These questions and answers provide guidance and information for compliance with the provisions under 49 CFR part 26. Like all guidance material, these questions and answers are not, in themselves, legally binding or mandatory, and do not constitute regulations. Should recipients treat as evidence of good faith efforts to meet contract goals …

DBE Program Regulations: Prompt Payment and Retainage

DOT has released Official FAQs on DBE Program Regulations. These questions and answers provide guidance and information for compliance with the provisions under 49 CFR part 26. Like all guidance material, these questions and answers are not, in themselves, legally binding or mandatory, and do not constitute regulations. At what time does the rule require prime contractors to return retainage to …

DBE Program Regulations: Personal Net Worth

DOT has released Official FAQs on DBE Program Regulations. These questions and answers provide guidance and information for compliance with the provisions under 49 CFR part 26. Like all guidance material, these questions and answers are not, in themselves, legally binding or mandatory, and do not constitute regulations. If the owner of a DBE or ACDBE certified firm or applicant firm …

ACDBE Program Regulations

DOT has released Official FAQs on ACDBE Program Regulations. These questions and answers provide guidance and information for compliance with the provisions under 49 CFR part 23. Like all guidance material, these questions and answers are not, in themselves, legally binding or mandatory, and do not constitute regulations. Can recipients enter into long-term, exclusive agreements with concessionaires? Section 23.75 See the Long-Term, …

Q&A- Western States Paving Company Case

The US DOT provides specific guidance regarding the Western States Paving Company case and its impact on federally-funded contracting  in the 9th Circuit. Below is an abbreviated summary of the questions and answers provided by the US DOT. Q. What did the court say in Western States? The 9th Circuit panel held that 49 CFR Part 26 was constitutional. The …