|(a) This subchapter establishes policies and procedures
related to the department's Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)
program in compliance with Transportation Code, §201.702, and
Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 26, and consistent, to
the extent possible, with Government Code, Chapter 2161.
(b) The department's DBE program is applicable to all
department contracts and purchases funded in whole or in part with
federal funds received from the U.S. Department of Transportation
through the Federal Highway Administration, Federal Transit Administration,
or the Federal Aviation Administration.