Local Government Law Bulletin #131

HUB Participation in Building Construction Contracting by N.C. Local Governments: Statutory Requirements and Constitutional Limitations

Friday, February 1, 2013

This bulletin focuses on the legal requirements for Historically Underutilized Business [HUB] participation in local government contracting: Part I outlines the statutory requirements under North Carolina law for HUB participation in public construction and repair projects, and Part II examines the constitutional limitations placed on such programs by federal court jurisprudence. To have legally valid HUB programs, local governments must understand their obligations under both state and federal law.

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