SECTION .1100 - DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE, MINORITY BUSINESS ENTERPRISE AND WOMEN BUSINESS ENTERPRISE PROGRAMS FOR HIGHWAY AND BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS

 

19A NCAC 02D .1101      PURPOSE AND SCOPE

(a)  The North Carolina Department of Transportation shall ensure that Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) have opportunity to participate in the performance of contracts financed in whole or in part with Federal funds.

(b)  The North Carolina Department of Transportation shall ensure that Minority Business Enterprises (MBE) and Women Business Enterprises (WBE) have opportunity to participate in the performance of contracts financed with non-Federal funds.

(c)  Contracts financed with federal funds shall comply with 49 CFR 23 and 26.  Contracts financed with non-federal funds shall comply with G.S. 136-28.4 and 49 CFR 23 and 26.

(d)  49 CFR 23 and 26 are incorporated by reference, including all subsequent amendments and editions.

(e)  Information referenced in this Section may be viewed or obtained from the following sources: 

(1)           49 CFR 23 and 26 is available at website http://www.gpoaccess.gov/cfr/index.html or may be purchased at a cost of twenty three dollars ($23.00) from the U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Mail Stop SSOP, Washington, DC 20402-9238, telephone number 202-512-1800. 

(2)           DBE written appeals: U.S. Department of Transportation, Office of Civil Rights, 400 7th Street, SW, Room 5414, Washington, DC 20590.

(3)           The Department's State Contractor Utilization Engineer, 1509 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1509, telephone number 919-733-7174.

(4)           Disadvantaged/Minority/Women Business Enterprise Directory:

http://apps.dot.state.nc.us/vendor/directory/.

(5)           Unified Certification Application: http://www.ncdot.org or may be obtained at no cost from the State Contractor Management Engineer, Telephone number, (919) 733-7174.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 136-28.4; 143B-348;

Eff. April 30, 1997;

Amended Eff. February 1, 2008.