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SUBPART 226.70--HISTORICALLY BLACK
COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES AND MINORITY INSTITUTIONS
(Revised October 01, 1999)
226.7000 Scope of subpart.
This subpart implements the historically black college and university (HBCU) and minority institution (MI) provisions of 10 U.S.C. 2323, which-
(b) Require a separate goal, for each of fiscal years 1991 through 2000, as a subset of the five percent goal, for the participation of HBCUs and MIs.
226.7002 General policy.
The DoD will use outreach efforts, technical assistance programs, advance payments, HBCU/MI set-asides, and evaluation preferences to meet its contract and subcontract goal for use of HBCUs and MIs. In addition, DoD will establish "infrastructure assistance" (e.g., scholarships, faculty development, teaming agreements with defense laboratories, and laboratory renovation) at colleges, universities, and institutions that agree to bear a substantial portion of the costs associated with the programs.
226.7003 Set-asides for HBCUs and MIs.
226.7003-1 Set-aside criteria.
Set-aside acquisitions for exclusive HBCU and MI participation when the acquisition is for research, studies, or services of the type normally acquired from higher educational institutions and there is a reasonable expectation that-
(b) Award will be made at not more than ten percent above fair market price; and
(c) Scientific and/or technological talent consistent with the demands of the acquisition will be offered.
(b) When using a broad agency announcement (FAR 35.016) for basic or applied research, make partial set-asides for HBCU/MIs as explained in 235.016.
(c) Follow the special synopsis instructions in 205.207(d)(iii), (iv), and (v).
(d) Cancel the set-aside if the low responsible offer exceeds the fair market price (defined in FAR Part 19) by more than ten percent.
226.7005 Eligibility as an HBCU or MI.
(2) Provide the contracting officer with evidence of its HBCU or MI status upon request.
(2) The contracting officer has reason to question the offeror's HBCU/MI status. (A list of HBCUs is published periodically by the Department of Education.)
226.7007 Goals and incentives for subcontracting with HBCU/MIs.
(2) Consider whether subcontracts are contemplated which involve research or studies of the type normally performed by higher educational institutions.
(b) Use the provision at FAR 52.226-2, Historically Black College or University and Minority Institution Representation, in solicitations set aside for HBCU/MIs.