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Title 48Chapter 1Subchapter CPart 18Subpart 18.2 → §18.203


Title 48: Federal Acquisition Regulations System
PART 18—EMERGENCY ACQUISITIONS
Subpart 18.2—Emergency Acquisition Flexibilities


18.203   Emergency declaration or major disaster declaration.

(a) Disaster or emergency assistance activities. Preference will be given to local organizations, firms, and individuals when contracting for major disaster or emergency assistance activities when the President has made a declaration under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. Preference may take the form of local area set-asides or an evaluation preference. (See 6.208 and Subpart 26.2.)

(b) Ocean transportation by U.S. flag vessels. The provisions of the Cargo Preference Act of 1954 may be waived in emergency situations. (See 47.502(c).)

[71 FR 38248, July 5, 2006, as amended at 72 FR 46344, Aug. 17, 2007; 72 FR 63086, Nov. 7, 2007; 76 FR 18309, Apr. 1, 2011]

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