The Department shall perform an analysis
to determine the availability of eligibility, of Disadvantaged Business
Enterprise, Minority-owned Business Enterprise, and Women-owned Business
Enterprise firms relative to all businesses available to participate in
Department projects in accordance with 49 C.F.R. Part 26
. Goals for
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise, Minority-owned Business Enterprise, and
Women-owned Business Enterprise firms shall be established in accordance with
. The goal or
goals shall be prescribed in the project proposal as a percent of the bidder's
construction bid price.
contractor shall ensure that eligible firms participate in at least the
percentage of the contract as required by the project proposal. For purposes of
these Rules, "a contractor" is any party who participate in a State funded or
US Department of Transportation-assisted highway, transit, or airport project
through a contract or subcontract at any tier.
Admin. Code 02D .1108
April 30, 1997;
Amended Eff. February 1, 2008.
Carolina Register Volume 33, Issue 21, May 1, 2019 effective