(a) The SLMBE Office shall verify, at the time of bid either as a prime or subcontractor, entities that claim to be WSSC-approved SLBEs in the WSSC SLBE program.
(b) The SLMBE Office may conduct an audit of the initial application, supplemental documentation or by conducting an on-site visit(s) or field visit pre- or post-award of a WSSC-funded contract.
(c) As required by WSSC Chapter 6.05, all firms registered in WSSC’s Supplier Portal System or any successor Web-Based Compliance System thereto shall provide their SLBE status when registering in WSSC’s Supplier Portal System or any successor Web-Based Compliance System thereto and shall be responsible for the ongoing accuracy of that status.
(d) The SLMBE Office reserves the right to revoke SLBE eligibility of any firm that has been determined to have violated the requirements of this chapter or those of a comparable program of another government agency. WSSC reserves the right to deny the SLBE application of any firm that has been determined to have committed such a violation. (REG-PROC-SD-2017-005 § VI(A), 2017.)