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DOT Extends the Period for Comments of Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program

On September 6, 2012, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), 'Disadvantaged Business Enterprise: Program Implementation Modifications' in the Federal Register. In that NPRM, DOT proposed various modifications of the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program, including four proposed modifications to existing and/or new information collections. DOT has extended the period for comments on the NPRM from November 5, 2012 to December 24, 2012.

Please see the Federal Register notice for a full explanation of the proposed rules as well as instructions for providing your comments by selecting the following link:[1].pdf