49 CFR 26.1 - What are the objectives of this part?

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§ 26.1 What are the objectives of this part?
This part seeks to achieve several objectives:
(a) To ensure nondiscrimination in the award and administration of DOT-assisted contracts in the Department's highway, transit, and airport financial assistance programs;
(b) To create a level playing field on which DBEs can compete fairly for DOT-assisted contracts;
(c) To ensure that the Department's DBE program is narrowly tailored in accordance with applicable law;
(d) To ensure that only firms that fully meet this part's eligibility standards are permitted to participate as DBEs;
(e) To help remove barriers to the participation of DBEs in DOT-assisted contracts;
(f) To assist the development of firms that can compete successfully in the marketplace outside the DBE program; and
(g) To provide appropriate flexibility to recipients of Federal financial assistance in establishing and providing opportunities for DBEs.

Title 49 published on 2013-10-01

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U.S. Code: Title 23 - HIGHWAYS
U.S. Code: Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
U.S. Code: Title 49 - TRANSPORTATION
Statutes at Large

Title 49 published on 2013-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 49 CFR 26 after this date.

  • 2013-11-13; vol. 78 # 219 - Wednesday, November 13, 2013
    1. 78 FR 68016 - Disadvantaged Business Enterprise: Program Implementation Modifications
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Office of the Secretary
      Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM); rescheduling public listening session; reopening of public comment period.
      A public listening session will be held on December 5, 2013, in Washington, DC, from 11:00 a.m. EST to 5:00 p.m. EST. The comment period for the NPRM is reopened and extended to December 26, 2013.
      49 CFR Part 26