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What provisions must my municipality include in its contracts for them to be compliant with the Public Assistance program?

FEMA's Contract Provisions Guide (June 2021) includes not only the required contract provisions but also sample language that can easily be copied and pasted into contracts to make them compliant.  

Note: While FEMA"s Public Assistance program is not subject to provisions of the Build America, Buy America Act (BABAA), work funded through Public Assistance MUST include a contract provision encouraging (not requiring) the contractor to provide a preference for the purchase, acquisition, or use of goods, products or materials produced in the United States. This includes, but is not limited to, iron, aluminum, steel, cement, and other manufactured products. This requirement also must be included in all subawards. FEMA"s Contract Provisions Guide provides suggested language to meet this contract requirement.

Visit our FEMA Public Assistance Program Compliant Contracts page for templates you can use.