Conducting Pre-Award and Post-Delivery Audits for Bus Procurements

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Table of Contents

  • Cover Page
  • Definitions
  • Introduction
  • Section One: The Pre-Award and Post-Delivery Review Requirements
    • The Pre-Award Review
    • The Post-Delivery Review
  • Section Two: The Pre-Award Review Requirements
    • The Pre-Award Buy America Certification Requirement
      • Buy America-Compliant Buses
      • Buy America-Exempt Buses
    • The Pre-Award Purchaserís Requirements Certification Requirement
    • The Pre-Award FMVSS Certification Requirement
      • FMVSS-Compliant Buses
      • FMVSS-Exempt Buses
  • Section Three: The Post-Delivery Review Requirements
    • The Post-Delivery Buy America Certification Requirement
      • Buy America-Compliant Buses
      • Buy America-Exempt Buses
    • The Post-Delivery Purchaserís Requirements Certification Requirement
      • More Than Ten Buses or Modified Vans
      • Ten or Fewer Buses or Modified Vans, or any Number of Unmodified Vans
    • The Post-Delivery FMVSS Certification Requirement
      • FMVSS-Compliant Buses
      • FMVSS-Exempt Buses
  • Section Four: Examples of Compliance with the Pre-Award and Post-Delivery Review Requirements
    • Buy America Certification
    • Purchaserís Requirements Certification
    • FMVSS Certification
  • Section Five: Frequently Asked Questions About the Pre-Award and Post-Delivery Review
    • General
    • Buy America Certification
    • Purchaserís Requirements Certification
    • FMVSS Certification
  • Appendix A: Sample Review Certifications
  • Appendix B: Typical Bus Components
  • Appendix C: Buy America Waivers
  • Appendix D: Sample Visual Inspection and Road Test Sheets
  • Appendix E: List of FTA Offices
  • Exhibit I-1: Pre-Award and Post-Delivery Review Requirements and Checklist I-3
  • Exhibit 4-1: Sample Manufacturerís Buy America Calculation 4-1
  • Exhibit 4-2: Sample Content Calculation for a U.S.-Manufactured Component With at Least 60 Percent Domestic Subcomponents 4-2
  • Exhibit 4-3: Sample Content Calculation for a U.S.-Manufactured Component With Less Than 60 Percent Domestic Subcomponents 4-3
  • Exhibit 4-4: Sample Content Calculation for a Foreign-Manufactured Component With Domestic Subcomponents 4-4
  • Exhibit 4-5: Sample Completed Vehicle FMVSS Sticker 4-7
  • Exhibit 4-6: Sample Altered Vehicle Manufacturerís FMVSS Sticker 4-8
  • Exhibit 4-7: Sample Incomplete Vehicle Manufacturerís FMVSS Sticker 4-8
  • Exhibit 4-8: Sample Intermediate Vehicle Manufacturerís FMVSS Sticker 4-8
  • Exhibit 4-9: Samples of Final-Stage Vehicle Manufacturerís FMVSS Stickers 4-9
  • Exhibit 5-1: Sample Certification of Compliance 5-1
  • Exhibit A-1: Sample Pre-Award Buy America Compliance Certification A-1
  • Exhibit A-2: Sample Pre-Award Buy America Exemption Certification A-1
  • Exhibit A-3: Sample Pre-Award Purchaserís Requirements Certification A-2
  • Exhibit A-4: Sample Pre-Award FMVSS Compliance Certification A-2
  • Exhibit A-5: Sample Pre-Award FMVSS Exemption Certification A-3
  • Exhibit A-6: Sample Post-Delivery Buy America Compliance Certification A-3
  • Exhibit A-7: Sample Post-Delivery Buy America Exemption Certification A-4
  • Exhibit A-8: Sample Post-Delivery Purchaserís Requirements Certification (For More Than Ten Buses or Modified Vans) A-4
  • Exhibit A-9: Sample Post-Delivery Purchaserís Requirements Certification (For Ten or Fewer Buses or Modified Vans, or any Number of Unmodified Vans) A-5
  • Exhibit A-10: Sample Post-Delivery FMVSS Compliance Certification A-5
  • Exhibit A-11: Sample Post-Delivery FMVSS Exemption Certification A-6