RULE 265-41.11 - Compliance with applicable federal and state laws and regulations

RULE 265-41.11. Compliance with applicable federal and state laws and regulations

All recipients shall comply with the Iowa Code with respect to activities performed under this program. Use of SAF program funds shall comply with the following additional requirements.

(1) Nondiscrimination and equal opportunity. All recipients shall comply with the following:

a. The requirements of Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, 42 U.S.C. Sections 3601-19 and implementing regulations; Executive Order 11063 and implementing regulations at 24 CFR Part 107 (June 1,1999); and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. Section 2002d) and implementing regulations at 24 CFR Part 1 (June 1, 1999).

b. Affirmative action requirements as implemented with Executive Orders 11625, 12432, and 12138 which require that every effort be made to solicit the participation of minority and women business enterprises (MBE/WBE) in governmental projects.

c. The prohibitions against discrimination on the basis of age under the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 (42 U.S.C. Sections 6101-07).

d. The prohibitions against discrimination against disabled individuals under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

(2) Review of financial statements. All recipients shall obtain from an independent certified public accountant an annual audit or an annual independent review of the agency's financial statements.

(3) Conflict of interest. No person who exercises or has exercised any functions or responsibilities with respect to activities assisted under the SAF program, or who is in a position to participate in a decision-making process or gain inside information with regard to activities assisted under the program, may obtain a financial interest or benefit from an assisted activity; have a financial interest in any contract, subcontract, or agreement with respect to an assisted activity; or have a financial interest in the proceeds derived from an assisted activity, either for the person or for those with whom the person has immediate family or business ties, during the person's tenure or during the one-year period following the person's tenure. Persons covered shall include any person who is an employee, agent, consultant, officer, or elected or appointed official of the recipient.

(ARC 9162B, lAB 10/20/10, effective 10/1/10; ARC 9281B, lAB 12/15/10, effective 1/19/11 Amended by IAB July 9, 2014/Volume XXXVII, Number 1, effective 8/13/2014)

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