On January 18, 2023, the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (Commission) adopted regulations revising Chapter 6.30 of the WSSC Code of Regulations 2021 (Code), Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Program. The revisions concern the Commission’s efforts to clarify the MBE eligibility criteria and the Commission’s race-neutral efforts to remedy past discrimination consistent with the 2022 Disparity Study. The regulations are authorized by Maryland Annotated Code, Public Utilities Article, Division II, §17-403, permitting the Commission to adopt rules and regulations to carry out the provisions of the Public Utilities Article, Division II.
THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE NEW REGULATIONS IS MARCH 1, 2023
For additional information, please contact Amanda Stakem Conn at Amanda.email@example.com or 301-206-8400.
A copy of the regulation is posted on WSSC’s website at www.wsscwater.com.