6 U.S. Code § 796 - Registry of disaster response contractors

(b) Registry
(1) In general

The Administrator shall establish and maintain a registry of contractors who are willing to perform debris removal, distribution of supplies, reconstruction, and other disaster or emergency relief activities.

(2) ContentsThe registry shall include, for each business concern—
(A)
the name of the business concern;
(B)
the location of the business concern;
(C)
the area served by the business concern;
(D)
the type of good or service provided by the business concern;
(E)
the bonding level of the business concern; and
(3) Source of information
(A) Submission

Information maintained in the registry shall be submitted on a voluntary basis and be kept current by the submitting business concerns.

(B) AttestationEach business concern submitting information to the registry shall submit—
(i)
an attestation that the information is true; and
(ii)
documentation supporting such attestation.
(C) Verification

The Administrator shall verify that the documentation submitted by each business concern supports the information submitted by that business concern.

(4) Availability of registry

The registry shall be made generally available on the Internet site of the Agency.

(5) Consultation of registry

As part of the acquisition planning for contracting for debris removal, distribution of supplies in a disaster, reconstruction, and other disaster or emergency relief activities, a Federal agency shall consult the registry.

Editorial Notes
References in Text

The Small Business Act, referred to in subsec. (a)(2), is Pub. L. 85–536, § 2(1 et seq.), July 18, 1958, 72 Stat. 384, which is classified generally to chapter 14A (§ 631 et seq.) of Title 15, Commerce and Trade. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 631 of Title 15 and Tables.