OMB Number: 4040-0009
Expiration Date: 01/31/2019
ASSURANCES - CONSTRUCTION PROGRAMS
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AND BUDGET. SEND IT TO THE ADDRESS PROVIDED BY THE SPONSORING AGENCY.
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Certain of these assurances may not be applicable to your project or program. If you have questions, please contact the
Awarding Agency. Further, certain Federal assistance awarding agencies may require applicants to certify to additional
assurances. If such is the case, you will be notified.
As the duly authorized representative of the applicant:, I certify that the applicant:
Has the legal authority to apply for Federal assistance,
and the institutional, managerial and financial capability
(including funds sufficient to pay the non-Federal share
of project costs) to ensure proper planning,
management and completion of project described in
Will give the awarding agency, the Comptroller General
of the United States and, if appropriate, the State,
the right to examine all records, books, papers, or
documents related to the assistance; and will establish
a proper accounting system in accordance with
generally accepted accounting standards or agency
Will not dispose of, modify the use of, or change the
terms of the real property title or other interest in the
site and facilities without permission and instructions
from the awarding agency. Will record the Federal
awarding agency directives and will include a covenant
in the title of real property acquired in whole or in part
with Federal assistance funds to assure non-
discrimination during the useful life of the project.
Will comply with the requirements of the assistance
awarding agency with regard to the drafting, review and
approval of construction plans and specifications.
Will provide and maintain competent and adequate
engineering supervision at the construction site to
ensure that the complete work conforms with the
approved plans and specifications and will furnish
progressive reports and such other information as may be
required by the assistance awarding agency or State.
Will initiate and complete the work within the applicable
time frame after receipt of approval of the awarding agency.
Will establish safeguards to prohibit employees from
using their positions for a purpose that constitutes or
presents the appearance of personal or organizational
conflict of interest, or personal gain.
Will comply with the Intergovernmental Personnel Act
of 1970 (42 U.S.C. §§4728-4763) relating to prescribed
standards of merit systems for programs funded
under one of the 19 statutes or regulations specified in
Appendix A of OPM's Standards for a Merit System of
Personnel Administration (5 C.F.R. 900, Subpart F).
Will comply with the Lead-Based Paint Poisoning
Prevention Act (42 U.S.C. §§4801 et seq.) which
prohibits the use of lead-based paint in construction or
rehabilitation of residence structures.
Will comply with all Federal statutes relating to non-
discrimination. These include but are not limited to: (a)
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (P.L. 88-352)
which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race,
color or national origin; (b) Title IX of the Education
Amendments of 1972, as amended (20 U.S.C. §§1681
1683, and 1685-1686), which prohibits discrimination
on the basis of sex; (c) Section 504 of the
Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (29) U.S.C.
§794), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of
handicaps; (d) the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as
amended (42 U.S.C. §§6101-6107), which prohibits
discrimination on the basis of age; (e) the Drug Abuse
Office and Treatment Act of 1972 (P.L. 92-255), as
amended relating to nondiscrimination on the basis of
drug abuse; (f) the Comprehensive Alcohol Abuse and
Alcoholism Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation
Act of 1970 (P.L. 91-616), as amended, relating to
nondiscrimination on the basis of alcohol abuse or
alcoholism; (g) §§523 and 527 of the Public Health
Service Act of 1912 (42 U.S.C. §§290 dd-3 and 290 ee
3), as amended, relating to confidentiality of alcohol
and drug abuse patient records; (h) Title VIII of the
Civil Rights Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. §§3601 et seq.), as
amended, relating to nondiscrimination in the sale,
rental or financing of housing; (i) any other
nondiscrimination provisions in the specific statue(s)
under which application for Federal assistance is being
made; and (j) the requirements of any other
nondiscrimination statue(s) which may apply to the
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Standard Form 424D (Rev. 7-97)
Prescribed by OMB Circular A-102