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               TITLE X-DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS CONCERNS

Sec. 1001. Disadvantaged business concerns.

Sec. 1002. Use of quotas prohibited.

SEC. 1001. DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS CONCERNS.

   (a)  In General.-In  providing for  any research  relating to  the

requirements of the amendments made by the Clean Air Act Amendments of

1990  which uses  funds  of the  Environmental Protection  Agency, the

Administrator  of the  Environmental Protection  Agency shall,  to the

extent practicable, require  that not  less than 10  percent of  total

Federal  funding  for   such  research  will  be   made  available  to

disadvantaged business concerns.

   (b) Definition.-

      (1)(A) For purposes of  subsection (a), the term "disadvantaged

   business concern" means a concern-

         (i)  which  is at  least 51  percent  owned by  one  or more

      socially and economically disadvantaged individuals or, in  the

      case of a publicly  traded company, at least 51 percent  of the

      stock  of  which  is   owned  by  one  or  more   socially  and

      economically disadvantaged individuals; and

         (ii) the  management and daily  business operations of which

      are controlled by such individuals.

      (B)(i)  A  for-profit  business  concern is  presumed  to  be a

   disadvantaged business concern  for purposes of subsection  (a) if

   it is at  least 51 percent owned by,  or in the case of  a concern

   which  is a  publicly traded  company at  least 51 percent  of the

   stock of the company is  owned by, one or more individuals who are

   members of the following groups:

         (I) Black Americans.

         (II) Hispanic Americans.

         (III) Native Americans.

         (IV) Asian Americans.

         (V) Women.

         (VI) Disabled Americans.

      (ii) The presumption established by clause (i) may  be rebutted

   with respect to  a particular business concern if it is reasonably

   established  that the  individual or  individuals  referred to  in

   that  clause  with  respect  to  that  business  concern  are  not

   experiencing   impediments  to  establishing  or  developing  such

   concern as  a  result  of  the individual's  identification  as  a

   member of a group specified in that clause.

      (C) The following institutions are presumed to be disadvantaged

   business concerns for purposes of subsection (a):

         (i)  Historically  black  colleges  and   universities,  and

      colleges and  universities having  a student  body in which  40

      percent of the students are Hispanic.

         (ii) Minority institutions (as  that term is defined  by the

      Secretary  of  Education  pursuant  to  the  General  Education

      Provision Act (20 U.S.C. 1221 et seq.)).

         (iii)  Private and  voluntary  organizations  controlled  by

      individuals who are socially and economically disadvantaged.

      (D) A joint  venture may  be considered to  be a  disadvantaged

   business concern  under subsection (a),  notwithstanding the  size

   of such joint venture, if-

         (i) a party to the joint venture is a disadvantaged business

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