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 a recipient respond to a request, under a state freedom of information or open records law, for confidential business information submitted by a DBE? Section 220.127.116.11(a)(2)
Are recipients and UCP required to keep confidential documents or communications produced in the course of a certification proceeding? Section 26.67, 26.109(a)(2) and 23.11