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106 STAT. 4882 PUBLIC LAW 102-581—OCT. 31, 1992 States selected for the participation in the program in fiscal year 1992 (Illinois, Missouri, and North Carolina).. SEC. 117. DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE. (a) ASSURANCE.— Section 511(a)(17) of the Airport and Airway Improvement Act of 1982 (49 U.S.C. App. 2210(a)(l7)) is amended by inserting "or which provide ground transportation, baggage C€Lrts, automobile rentals, or other consumer services" after "or other consumer products". (b) ADMINISTRATION OF DBE ASSURANCE.—Section 511 of such Act is further amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: " (h) ADMINISTRATION OF DBE ASSURANCE. — "(1) MANAGEMENT CONTRACTS.—In administering subsection (a)(17) of this section, an airport owner or operator is authorized to meet the overall percentage goal established under such subsection by including businesses operated through management contracts and subcontracts. The dollar amount of a management contract and subcontract with a DBE firm shall be added to the total of DBE participation in airport concessions and to the base from which the airport's overall percentage goal is calculated. The dollar amount of management contracts and subcontracts with non-DBE firms and uie gross revenues of business activities to which management contracts and subcontracts pertain shall not be added to this base. "(2) PURCHASE OF GOODS AND SERVICES.—Except as provided in subsection (h)(3), an airport owner or operator may meet the overall percentage goal established under subsection (a)(17) of this section by including the purchase from DBE's of goods or services used in businesses conducted on the airport, provided that good faith efforts shall be made by the airport owner or operator and the businesses conducted on the airport to explore all available options to achieve, to the maximum extent practical, compliance with such goal through direct ownership arrangements, including, but not limited to, joint ventures and franchises. "(3) PROVISION FOR CAR RENTAL FIRMS.— "(A) In complying with subsection (a)(17) of this section, an airport owner or operator shall include the revenues of car rental firms on the airport in the basefiromwhich the overall percentage goal set forth in such subsection is calculated. "(B) An airport owner or operator may require a car rental firm to meet any requirement imposed under subsection (a)(17) of this section through the purchase or lease of goods or services from DBE's. In the event an airport owner or operator requires the purchase or lease of goods or services from DBE's, a car rental firm shall be permitted to meet such requirement by including purchases or leases of vehicles from any vendor that qualifies as a small business concern (as defined by the Secretary by regulation) owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals (as defined under section 505(d)(2)(B)). "(C) Nothing in this subsection or subsection (a)(17) of this section shall require a car rental firm to change