19A NCAC 02D .1103 CERTIFICATION OF FIRMS
(a) The Department's Unified Certification Program shall be responsible for the certification of all Disadvantaged Business Enterprise, Minority Business Enterprise, and Women Business Enterprise program participants.
(b) Any Disadvantaged Business Enterprise, Minority Business Enterprise, or Women Business Enterprise firms wishing to participate in the goals programs of the Department shall be certified by the Department.
(c) The Department shall conduct a certification review after it receives a completed Unified Certification Application and required supporting documentation. The certification review shall be conducted in accordance with the 49 CFR 23 and 26.
(d) Eligibility shall be in accordance with the 49 CFR 26 Subparts D and E.
History Note: Authority G.S. 136-28.4; 143B-348;
Eff. April 30, 1997;
Amended Eff. February 1, 2008.