15 CFR 1400.3 - Request for determination.
A group wishing to apply for designation as socially or economically disadvantaged under Executive Order 11625 shall submit a written application to the Director of the Minority Business Development Agency, United States Department of Commerce, Washington, DC, 20230, containing the following information:
(a)Statement of request: a brief statement clearly indicating that the applicant seeks formal recognition as socially or economically disadvantaged.
(b)Description of applicants: a detailed sociological, ethnic and/or racial description, as appropriate, of the group they represent which indicates that the group and the traits of its members are sufficiently distinctive to warrant a determination of social or economic disadvantage.
(c)Summary of the applicant's submission: a brief summary of their Submission.
(d)Presentation of argument: a narrative description of the documentation in support of their claim of social or economic disadvantage.
(e)Conclusion: summary of applicant's arguments in support of the claims of social or economic disadvantage.