Grant Assurance 1 – General Federal Requirements

As stated in Grant Assurances, the Airport Sponsor accepts the obligations and conditions of the Federal government in exchange for either property or money (Airport Improvement Program). There are currently 39 Grant Assurances that airports must agree to, this post cover Grant Assurance 1 – General Federal Requirements.

The basis of Grant Assurance 1 is to lay out the foundation of the general obligations for airports that receive Federal funding, i.e., Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grants.

General Federal Requirements

It will comply with all applicable Federal laws, regulations, executive orders, policies, guidelines, and requirements as they relate to the application, acceptance and use of Federal funds for this project including but not limited to the following.

FAA Assurances

The General Federal Requirements include 26 Federal laws, 6 Executive Orders, and 23 Federal regulations.

Federal Laws

Executive Orders

Federal Regulations

  • 2 CFR Part 180 – OMB Guidelines to Agencies on Governmentwide Debarment and Suspension (Nonprocurement).
  • 2 CFR Part 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.
  • 2 CFR Part 1200 – Nonprocurement Suspension and Debarment
  • 14 CFR Part 13 – Investigative and Enforcement Procedures14 CFR Part 16 – Rules of Practice For Federally Assisted Airport Enforcement Proceedings.
  • 14 CFR Part 150 – Airport noise compatibility planning.
  • 28 CFR Part 35- Discrimination on the Basis of Disability in State and Local Government Services.
  • 28 CFR § 50.3 – U.S. Department of Justice Guidelines for Enforcement of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
  • 29 CFR Part 1 – Procedures for predetermination of wage rates.
  • 29 CFR Part 3 – Contractors and subcontractors on public building or public work financed in whole or part by loans or grants from the United States.
  • 29 CFR Part 5 – Labor standards provisions applicable to contracts covering federally financed and assisted construction
  • 41 CFR Part 60 – Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, Equal Employment Opportunity, Department of Labor
  • 49 CFR Part 18 – Uniform administrative requirements for grants and cooperative agreements to state and local governments.
  • 49 CFR Part 20 – New restrictions on lobbying.
  • 49 CFR Part 21 – Nondiscrimination in federally-assisted programs of the Department of Transportation – effectuation of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
  • 49 CFR Part 23 – Participation by Disadvantage Business Enterprise in Airport Concessions.
  • 49 CFR Part 24 – Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition for Federal and Federally Assisted Programs.
  • 49 CFR Part 26 – Participation by Disadvantaged Business Enterprises in Department of Transportation Programs.
  • 49 CFR Part 27 – Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Handicap in Programs and Activities Receiving or Benefiting from Federal Financial Assistance.
  • 49 CFR Part 28 – Enforcement of Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Handicap in Programs or Activities conducted by the Department of Transportation.
  • 49 CFR Part 30 – Denial of public works contracts to suppliers of goods and services of countries that deny procurement market access to U.S. contractors.
  • 49 CFR Part 32 – Governmentwide Requirements for Drug-Free Workplace (Financial Assistance)
  • 49 CFR Part 37 – Transportation Services for Individuals with Disabilities (ADA).
  • 49 CFR Part 41 – Seismic safety of Federal and federally assisted or regulated new building construction.

Check out the other Grant Assurances.

This is a summary of the Grant Assurance for basic understanding only. This is not legal advice. Seek legal counsel before entering into any agreement with the FAA for a Grant Assurance.

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