Lawton

Federally Required Contract Terms For Consultant Contracts

Posted by Admin on 10/16/2013

EXHIBIT A – TITLE VI OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964 ASSURANCES

Consultants  HEREBY AGREES THAT, as a condition to receiving any federal financial assistance from the Department of Transportation, it will comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 42 U.S.C. 2000d-4 (hereinafter referred to as the Act), and all requirements imposed by or pursuant to Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally- ssisted Programs of the Department of Transportation-Effectuation of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (hereinafter referred to as the Regulations), and other pertinent directives to the end that, in accordance with the Act, regulations, and other pertinent directives, no person in the United States shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, age, national origin, disability/handicap, or income status, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity for which the Consultant receives Federal financial assistance from the Department of Transportation, including the Federal Highway Administration; and HEREBY GIVES ASSURANCE THAT it will promptly take any measures necessary to effectuate this agreement. This assurance is required by Subsection 21.7(a) (1) of the Regulations, a copy of which is attached. 

More specifically and without limiting the above general assurance, the Consultant hereby gives the following specific assurances with respect to its Federal-aid Highway Program:

1.   That the Consultant agrees that each “program” and each “facility,” as defined in Subsections 21.23(e) and 21.23(b) of the Regulations, will be (with regard to a “program”) conducted or will be (with regard to a “facility”) operated in compliance with all requirements imposed by or pursuant to the Regulations.

2.   That the Consultant shall insert the following notification in all solicitations for bids for work or materials subject to the regulations made in connection with the Federal-aid Highway Program and, in adapted form, in all proposals for negotiated agreements:

Consultants, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4, and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally-assisted Programs of the Department of Transportation, issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, Disadvantaged Business Enterprises will be afforded full  opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, sex, age, national origin, disability/handicap, or income status in consideration for an award.

3.   That the Consultant shall insert the clauses of Attachment A.1 of this assurance in every contract subject to the Act and the Regulations.

4.   That the clauses of Appendix B of this assurance shall be included, as a covenant running with the land, in any deed from the United States effecting a transfer of real property, structures, or improvements thereon, or interest therein.

5.   That where the Consultant receives federal financial assistance to construct a facility or part of a facility, the assurance shall extend to the entire facility and facilities operated in connection therewith.

6.   That where the Consultant receives federal financial assistance in the form, or for the acquisition of real property or an interest in real property, the assurance shall extend to rights to space on, over, or under such property.

7.   That the Consultant shall include the appropriate clauses set forth in Appendix C of this assurance, as a covenant running with the land, in any future deeds, leases, permits, licenses, and similar agreements entered into by the Consultant with other parties (a) for the subsequent transfer of real property acquired or improved under the Federal-aid Highway Program; and (b) for the construction or use of, or access to space on, over, or under, real property acquired or improved under the Federal-aid Highway Program.

8.   That this assurance obligates the Consultant for the period during which Federal financial assistance is extended to the program, except where the Federal financial assistance is to provide, or is in the form of, personal property, or real property or interest therein, or structures or improvements thereon; in which case the assurance obligates the Consultant or any transferee for the longer of the following periods: (a) the period during which the property used for a purpose for which the Federal financial assistance is extended, or for another purpose involving the provision of similar services or benefits; of (b) the period during which the Consultant retains ownership or possession of the property.

9.   The Consultant shall provide for such methods of administration for the program as are found by the Secretary of Transportation, or the official to whom he or she delegates specific authority, to give reasonable guarantee that it, other recipients, sub-grantees, contractors, sub-contractors, transferees, successors in interest; and other participants of federal financial assistance under such program will comply with all requirements imposed by or pursuant to the Act, the Regulations, and this assurance.

10. The Consultant agrees that the United States has a right to seek judicial enforcement with regard to any matter arising under the Act, the Regulations, and this assurance.

THIS ASSURANCE is given in consideration of and for the purpose of obtaining any and all federal grants, loans, contracts, property, discounts, or other federal financial assistance extended after the date hereof to the Consultant by the Department of Transportation under the federal-aid Highway Program and is binding on it, other recipients, sub-grantees, contractors, sub-contractors, transferees, successors in interest, and other participants in the federal-aid Highway Program. The person or persons whose signatures appear below are authorized to sign this assurance on behalf of the Consultant.

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Signatureof Authorized Official                   Date



Attachments 1, 2, and 3

APPENDIX A TO EXHIBIT A

During the performance of this Contract, the Consultant, for itself, its assignees, and successors in interest, agrees as follows:

1.   Compliance with Regulations:

The Consultant shall comply with the regulations relative to nondiscrimination in federally-assisted programs of the Department of Transportation, Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 21, as they may be amended from time to time (hereinafter referred to as the Regulations), which are herein incorporated by reference and made a part of this Contract.

2.   Nondiscrimination:

The Consultant, with regard to the work performed by it during the Contract, shall not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, sex, age, national origin, disability/handicap, or income status, in the selection and retention of subcontractors, including procurements of materials and leases of equipment. The Consultant shall not participate, either directly or indirectly, in the discrimination prohibited by Section 21.5 of the Regulations, including employment practices when the contract covers a program set forth in Appendix B of the Regulations.

3.   Solicitations for Sub-contracts, Including Procurement of Materials and Equipment:

In all solicitations, either by competitive bidding or negotiation, made by the Consultant for work to be performed under a
sub-contract, including procurements of materials or leases of equipment, each potential sub-contractor or supplier shall be notified by the Consultant of the Consultant’s obligations under this Contract and the Regulations relative to
nondiscrimination on the grounds of race, color, sex, age, national origin, disability/handicap, or income status.

4.   Information and Reports:

The Consultant shall provide all information and reports required by the Regulations, or directives issued pursuant thereto, and shall permit access to its books, records, accounts, other sources of information and its facilities as may be determined by the State Department of Transportation or the Federal Highway Administration to be pertinent to ascertain compliance with such Regulations or directives. Where any information required of a Consultant is in the exclusive possession of another who fails or refuses to furnish this information, the Consultant shall so certify to the State
Department of Transportation, or the Federal Highway Administration, as appropriate, and shall set forth what efforts it has made to obtain the information.

5.   Sanctions for Noncompliance:

In the event of the Consultant’s noncompliance with the nondiscrimination provision of this Contract, the State Department of Transportation shall impose such Contract sanctions as it or the Federal Highway Administration may determine to be appropriate, including but not limited to: 

a.   Withholding of payments to the Consultant under the Contract until the Consultant complies and/or

b.   Cancellation, termination, or suspension of the Contract in whole or in part.

6.   Incorporation of Provisions:

The Consultant shall include the provisions of paragraphs 1 through 6 in every sub-contract, including procurements of materials and leases of equipment, unless exempt by the Regulations or directives issued pursuant thereto. The Consultant shall take such action with respect to any sub-contract or procurement as the State Department of Transportation or the Federal Highway Administration may direct as a means of enforcing such provisions, including sanctions for noncompliance provided, however, that in the event a Consultant becomes involved in, or is threatened with, litigation by a sub-contractor or supplier as a result of such direction, the Consultant may request the State Department of Transportation to enter into such litigation to protect the interests of the State; and, in addition, the Consultant may request the United States to enter into such litigation to protect the interests of the United States. 

7.  The CONSULTANT agrees to adhere to the requirements that are specified in Chapter 21, Title 25, Oklahoma Statutes, 1991, Oklahoma Department of Transportation Policy Statements on Disadvantaged Business/Women’s Business Enterprises, Contracting with Small and Minority Firms, Women’s Business Enterprise and Labor Surplus Area Firms, and to be bound by and subject to any and all laws, statutes or regulations of the State of Oklahoma pertaining to employment practices in contracts being funded either in whole or in part with funds from the State of Oklahoma.

APPENDIX B TO EXHIBIT A

The following clauses shall be included in any and all deeds effecting or recording the transfer of real property, structures, or improvements thereon, or interest therein from the United States.

(GRANTING CLAUSE)

NOW, THEREFORE, the Department of Transportation, as authorized by law and upon the condition that the State of Oklahoma will accept title to the lands and maintain the project constructed thereon in accordance with Title 23, United States Code, the Regulations for the Administration of Federal Aid for Highways, and the policies and procedures prescribed by the Federal Highway Administration of the Department of Transportation, and also in accordance with and in compliance with all requirements imposed by or pursuant to Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally-assisted Programs of the Department of Transportation (hereinafter referred to as the Regulations), pertaining to and effectuating the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat.252; 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4), does hereby remise, release, quitclaim, and convey unto the State of Oklahoma all the right, title, and interest of the Department of Transportation in and to said lands described in Exhibit “A” attached hereto and made a part hereof.

(HABENDUM CLAUSE)

TO HAVE AND TO HOLD said lands and interests therein unto the State of Oklahoma and its successors forever subject however, to the covenant, conditions, restrictions, and reservations herein contained as follows, which will remain in effect for the period during which the real property or structures are used for a purpose for which federal financial assistance is extended, or for another purpose involving the provision of similar services or benefits, and shall be binding to the State of Oklahoma, its successors, and assigns.  The State of Oklahoma, in consideration of the conveyance of said lands and interests in lands, does hereby covenant and agree, as a covenant running with the land, for itself, its successor, and assigns that (1) no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, age, national origin, disability/handicap, or income status, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination with regard to any facility located wholly or in part on, over, or under such lands hereby conveyed [,][and]* (2) that the State of Oklahoma shall use the lands and interests in lands so conveyed in compliance with all requirements imposed by or pursuant to Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally-assisted Programs of the Department of Transportation-Effectuation of Title VI of the Civil Rights of 1964, and as said Regulations may be amended [,] and (3) that in the event of breach of any of the above- entioned nondiscrimination conditions, the Department shall have a right to re- enter said lands and facilities on said land; and the above described land and facilities shall thereon revert to and vest in and become the absolute property of the Department of Transportation and its assignees as such interest existed prior to the deed.*

*Reverter clause and related language to be used only when it is determined that such a clause is necessary in order to effectuate the purposes of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

APPENDIX C TO EXHIBIT A

The following clauses shall be included in all deeds, licenses, leases, permits, or similar instruments entered into by the State of Oklahoma, pursuant to the provisions of Assurance 7(a).  

The (grantee, licensee, lessee, permittee, etc., as appropriate), for him or herself, his or her heirs, personal representative, successors in interest, and assigns, as a part of the consideration hereof, does hereby covenant and agree [in the case of deeds and leases add “as a covenant running with the land”] that in the event facilities are constructed, maintained, or otherwise operated on the said property described in this (deed, license, lease, permit, etc.) for a purpose for which a Department of Transportation program or activity is extended, or for another purpose involving the provision of similar services or benefits, the (grantee, licensee, lessee, permittee, etc.) shall maintain and operate such facilities and services in compliance with all other requirements imposed pursuant to Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in federally-assisted Programs of the Department of Transportation-Effectuation of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and as said Regulations may be amended.

[Include in licenses, leases, permits, etc.]*

That in the event of breach of any of the above nondiscrimination covenants, the State of Oklahoma shall have the right to terminate the [license, lease, permit, etc.] and to reenter and repossess said land and the facilities thereon and hold the same as if said [license, lease, permit, etc.] had never been made or issued.

[Include in deeds]* 

That in the event of breach of any of the above nondiscrimination covenants, the State of Oklahoma shall have the right to re-enter said lands and facilities thereon, and the above described lands and facilities shall thereupon revert to and vest in and become the absolute property of the State of Oklahoma and its assigns. 

*Reverter clause and related language to be used only when it is determined that such a clause is necessary in order to effectuate the purposes of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

The following shall be included in all deeds, licenses, leases, permits, or similar agreements entered into by the State of Oklahoma, pursuant to the provisions of Assurance 6(b).

The (grantee, licensee, lessee, permittee, etc., as appropriate), for him or herself, his or her personal representatives, successors in interest, and assigns, as a part of the consideration hereof, does hereby covenant and agree [in the case of deeds and leases add “as a covenant running with the land”] that (1) no person, on the grounds of race, color, sex, age, national origin, disability/handicap, or income status, shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination in the use of said facilities, (2) that in the construction of any improvements on, over, or under such land and the furnishing of services thereon, no person, on the grounds of race, color, sex, age, national origin, disability/handicap, or income status, shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination, 93) that the (grantee, licensee, lessee, permittee, etc.) shall use the premises in compliance with all other requirements imposed by or pursuant to Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally-assisted Programs of the Department of Transportation-Effectuation of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and assaid Regulations may be amended. 

[Include in licenses, leases, permits, etc.]*

That in the event of breach of any of the above nondiscrimination covenants, the State of Oklahoma shall have the right to terminate the [license, lease, permit, etc.] and to reenter and repossess said land and the facilities thereon and hold the same as if said [license, lease, permit, etc.] had never been made or issued.

[Include in deeds]*

That in the event of breach of any of the above nondiscrimination covenants, the State of Oklahoma shall have the right to re-enter said land and facilities thereon, and the above described lands and facilities shall thereupon revert to and vest in and become the absolute property of the State of Oklahoma and its assigns.

Reverter clause and related language to be used only when it is determined that such a clause is necessary in order to effectuate the purpose of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

EXHIBIT B - CERTIFICATION OF ELIGIBILITY

The undersigned hereby certifies to the best of his or her knowledge and belief:

  1. That he or she is the fully authorized agent of the Prospective Participant in this project, which involves Federal funding and has full knowledge and authority to make this certification.
  2. That neither the Prospective Participant nor any person associated therewith in the capacity of director, officer, manager, auditor or accountant, nor any person in a position involving the administration of federal funds:
  3. Is currently under suspension, debarment, voluntary exclusion, or determination of ineligibility by any federal agency; and  Has been suspended, debarred, voluntarily excluded or determined ineligible by any federal agency within the past three (3) years; and
  4. Has a proposed debarment pending; and Has had any public transaction (federal, state, or local) terminated within the preceding three (3) years for cause or default; and
  5. Has beenindicted, convicted, or had a civil judgment rendered against any of the aforementioned by a court of competent jurisdiction in any matter involving fraud or official misconduct within the past three years, except:

 

           If none so state by entering the word none: ______              

Name:                                                             Title: _____________________                                     
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The undersigned certifies, to the best of his or her knowledge and belief, that:

  1. No Federal appropriated funds have been paid or will be paid, by or on behalf of the undersigned, to any person for influencing or attempting to influence an officer or employee of any Federal agency, a member of Congress, an officer or employee of Congress, or an employee of a member of Congress in connection with the awarding of any federal contract, the making of any Federal grant, the making of any Federal loan, the entering into of any cooperative agreement, and the extension, continuation, renewal, amendment, or modification of any Federal
    contract, grant, loan, or cooperative agreement.
  2. If any funds other than Federal appropriated funds have been paid or will be paid to any person for influencing or attempting to influence an officer or employee of any federal agency, a member of Congress, an officer or employee of Congress, or an employee of a member of Congress in connection with this Federal contract, grant, loan, or cooperative agreement, the undersigned shall complete and submit standard Form-LLL, "Disclosure Forms to Report Lobbying," in accordance with its instructions.
  3. The undersigned shall require that the language of this certification be included in the award documents for all subawards at all tiers (including subcontracts, sub-grants, and contracts under grants, loans, and cooperative agreements) and that all sub-recipients shall certify and disclose accordingly. 

This certification is a material representation of fact upon which reliance was placed when this transaction was
made or entered into.  Submission of this certification is a prerequisite for making or entering into this transaction
imposed by Section 1352, Title 31, U.S. Code. Any person who fails to file the required certification shall be subject
to a civil penalty of not less than $10,000 and not more than $100,000 for each such failure.

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Where the prospective lower tier participant is unable to certify to any of the statements in this certification, such prospective participant shall attach an explanation to this proposal.

EXHIBIT D – CERTIFICATION REGARDING DEBARMENT, SUSPENSION, INELIGIBILITY AND VOLUNTARY EXCLUSION – LOWER TIER COVERED TRANSACTIONS 

ADDENDUM TO FORM FHWA-1273, REQUIRED CONTRACT PROVISIONS - This certification applies to subcontractors, material suppliers, vendors and other lower tier participants.

Instructions for Certification

1.         By signing and submitting this proposal, the prospective lower tier participant is providing the certification
set out below.

2.         The certification in this clause is a material representation of fact upon which reliance was placed when this
transaction was entered into.  If it is later determined that the prospective lower tier participant knowingly rendered
an erroneous certification, in addition to other remedies available to the Federal Government, the DEPARTMENT or agency with which this transaction originated may pursue available remedies, including suspension and/or debarment.

3.         The prospective lower tier participant shall provide immediate written notice to the person to whom this proposal is submitted if at any time the prospective lower tier participant learns that its certification was erroneous when submitted or has become erroneous by reason of changed circumstances.

4.         The terms "covered transaction," "debarred," "suspended," "ineligible," "lower tier covered transaction,"
participant," "person," "primary covered transaction," "principal," "proposal," and "voluntarily excluded," as used in this clause, have the meanings set out in the Definitions and Coverage sections of rules implementing Executive Order
12549.  You may contact the person to which this proposal is submitted for assistance in obtaining a copy of those
regulations.

5.         The prospective lower tier participant agrees by submitting this proposal that, should the proposed covered
transaction be entered into, it shall not knowingly enter into any lower tier covered transaction with a person who is debarred, suspended, declared ineligible, or voluntarily excluded from participation in this covered transaction, unless authorized by the DEPARTMENT or agency with which this transaction originated.

6.         The prospective lower tier participant further agrees by submitting this proposal that it will include this clause
titled "Certification Regarding Debarment, Suspension, Ineligibility and Voluntary Exclusion -- Lower Tier Covered Transaction," without modification, in all lower tier covered transactions and in all solicitations for lower tier covered transactions.

7.         A participant in a covered transaction may rely upon a certification of a prospective participant in a lower tier
covered transaction that it is not debarred, suspended, ineligible, or voluntarily excluded from the covered transaction, unless it knows that the certification is erroneous.  A participant may decide the method and frequency by which it determines the eligibility of its principals.  Each participant may, but is not required to, check the Non-procurement List.

8.         Nothing contained in the foregoing shall be construed to require establishment of a system of records in order to
render in good faith the certification required by this clause.  The knowledge and information of a participant is not required to exceed that which is normally possessed by a prudent person in the ordinary course of business dealings.

9.         Except for transactions authorized under paragraph 5 of these instructions, if a participant in a covered
transaction knowingly enters into a lower tier covered transaction with a person who is suspended, debarred, ineligible, or voluntarily excluded from participation in this transaction, in addition to other remedies available to the Federal Government, the DEPARTMENT or agency with which this transaction originated may pursue available remedies, including suspension and/or debarment.

Certification Regarding Debarment, Suspension, Ineligibility and Voluntary Exclusion -- Lower Tier Covered
Transactions

(1)       The prospective lower tier participant certifies, by submission of this proposal, that neither it nor its principals
are presently debarred, suspended, proposed for debarment, declared ineligible, or voluntarily excluded from participation in this transaction by any Federal DEPARTMENT or agency.

(2)       Where the prospective lower tier participant is unable to certify to any of the statements in this certification, such prospective participant shall attach an explanation to this proposal.

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EXHIBIT E -  STATUTORY AFFIDAVIT 

State of ________________ County of______________ 

Affiant, ____________________________________________________,
of lawful age, and having been first duly sworn, on oath says: 

1.         (S)he is the duly authorized agent of theconsultant under the agreement which is attached to this statement, for the purpose of certifying the facts pertaining to the giving of things of value to government personnel in order to procure said agreement; 

2.         (S)he is fully aware of the facts and circumstances surrounding the making of the agreement to which this statement is attached and has been personally and directly involved in the proceedings leading to the procurement of said agreement; 

3.         Neither the consultant nor anyone subject to the consultant's direction or control has paid, given or donated or
agreed to pay, give or donate to any officer or employee of the Lawton Metropolitan Planning Organization and/or the State of Oklahoma any money or other thing of value, either directly or indirectly, in procuring the agreement to which this statement is attached; and 

The consultant further certifies that no person who has been involved in any manner in the development of that agreement while employed by the Lawton Metropolitan Planning Organization and/or the State of Oklahoma shall be employed to fulfill any of the services provided for under said agreement. 

If this agreement is for professional services and if the final product is a written proposal, report, or study, the consultant further certifies that (s)he has not previously provided the Lawton Metropolitan Planning Organization and/or state
agency with a final product that is a substantial duplication of the final product of the proposed agreement. 

_____________________________             _______________________________

Signature                                                         Date

_____________________________              _______________________________

Printed Name                                                  Title 

 

State of _________________ 

County of  _______________

Subscribed and sworn before me this ____day of _______________, 20___. 

Notary Public_______________________________ 

My Commission Expires:______________   My Commission Number:____________  

EXHIBIT F - STATUS VERIFICATION SYSTEM AFFIDAVIT 

STATE OF                              )

)SS:

COUNTY OF                          )

I,
_________________________________ , of lawful age, and having been first duly sworn, on oath states: 

1.         That I am the agent authorized by the Consultant to submit the attached agreement to the Lawton Metropolitan Planning Organization.  I am fully aware of the facts and circumstances surrounding the making of the agreement to which this statement is attached and have been personally and directly involved in the procurement of this agreement. 

2.         That the Consultant has registered and fully participates in the Status Verification System, as required by Title 25
O.S. § 1313(B)(1), to verify the work eligibility status of all new employees of the Consultant. 

FURTHER AFFIANT SAITH NOT. 

_______________________________

AFFIANT 

Subscribed and sworn before me this _____ day of _____________, 20 ____. 

_______________________________Notary Public 

My Commission Expires: ___________________ 

My Commission Number: ___________________ 


EXHIBIT G - CERTIFICATION REGARDING LOBBYING (To be submitted with each bid or offer exceeding $100,000)

CERTIFICATION FOR FEDERAL-AID CONTRACTS

The undersigned certifies, to the best of his or her knowledge and belief, that:

  1. No Federal appropriated funds have been paid or will be paid, by or on behalf of the undersigned, to any person for influencing or attempting to influence an officer or employee of Congress, or an employee of a Member of Congress in connection with the awarding of any federal contract, the making of any Federal grant, the making of any Federal loan, the entering into of any cooperative agreement, and the extension, continuation, renewal, amendment, or modification of any Federal contract, grant, loan, or cooperative agreement.
  2. If any funds other than Federal appropriated funds have been paid or will be paid to any person for influencing or attempting to influence an officer or employee of any agency, a Member of Congress, an officer or employee of Congress, or an employee of a Member of Congress in connection with this Federal contract, grant, loan, or cooperative agreement, the undersigned shall complete and submit standard Form-LLL, "Disclosure Forms to Report Lobbying," in accordance with its instructions.
  3. The undersigned shall require that the language of this certification be included in the award documents for all
    subawards in excess of $100,000, at all tiers (including subcontracts, subgrants, and contracts under grants, loans, and cooperative agreements) and that all subrecipients shall certify and disclose accordingly.

This certification is a material representation of fact upon which reliance was placed when this transaction was made or entered into.  Submission of this certification is a prerequisite for making or entering into this transaction imposed by Section 1352, Title 31, U.S. Code. Any person who fails to file the required certification shall be subject
to a civil penalty of not less than $10,000 and not more than $100,000 for each such failure.

Name:                                                                        Title: _______________                                    

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Where the prospective lower tier participant is unable to certify to any of the statements in this certification, such
prospective participant shall attach an explanation to this proposal.

EXHIBIT H – CLEAN AIR

(1) The Contractor agrees to comply with all applicable standards, orders or regulations issued pursuant to the Clean Air
Act, as amended, 42 U.S. C. §§ 7401 et seq.   The Contractor agrees to report each violation to the Purchaser and understands and agrees that the Purchaser will, in turn, report each violation as required to assure notification to FTA and
the appropriate EPA Regional Office.

(2) The Contractor also agrees to include these requirements in each subcontract exceeding $100,000 financed in whole or in part with Federal assistance provided by FTA.

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Lawton Metropolitan
Planning Organization

212 Southwest 9th Street
Lawton, OK 73501
Phone: 580-581-3375