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Section 26.61 How Are Burdens of Proof Allocated in the Certification Process?

This section, which states a ``preponderance of evidence'' standard for applicants' demonstration to recipients concerning group membership, ownership, control, and business size, received favorable comment from all commenters who addressed it. We are retaining it with only one change, a reference to the fact that, in the final rule, recipients will collect information concerning the economic status of prospective DBE owners.

Last updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2013