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CON 121 Lesson Plan 5.2: Laws associated with Requirements Documents Lesson: 1/49 Characteristics of a Socioeconomic Program: You should provide maximum practicable opportunities to business concerns classified in the following categories: Small Business Small Disadvantaged Business 8(a) Businesses Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone) Small Business Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB) Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) See FAR Part 19 for the new rules and exceptions. Closed Captioning The Government's policy on small business and related socioeconomic programs is provided in FAR 19.201(a). In this topic, we will discuss each of the small business categories in more detail. The Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 clarified that there is no order of preference among the small business programs. For example 8(a), HUBZone, service disabled Veteran- owned small business, and women-owned small business. You may choose to set aside an acquisition based on whether or not the organization has met its goals for a specific program. 2/49 Statutory Government-Wide Contracting Goals: A person or business entering into a contract directly with the Government is referred to as a prime contractor. The current Federal prime contracting goals are: 21.6% of prime contracts for small businesses 5% of prime and subcontracts for small disadvantaged businesses 5% of prime and subcontracts for women-owned small businesses 3% of prime contracts for HUBZone small businesses 3% of prime and subcontracts for service-disabled Veteran-owned small businesses. Current Department of Defense (DoD) goals can be found on the DoD of Small Business Programs website. Closed Captioning To ensure that small businesses get their fair share of government contracts, the Small
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Business Administration negotiates annual procurement preference goals with each federal agency and reviews each agency's results ensuring they are met in the aggregate. It's important to remember that each federal agency has different goals. 3/49 Subcontracting Goals for Prime Contractors Review FAR 19.201 to learn more about the government's policy to provide maximum practicable opportunities to various types of business. Current DoD contracting goals for subcontractor s are: 36% of sub-contracts for small businesses 5% of sub-contracts for small disadvantaged businesses 5% of sub-contracts for women-owned small businesses 3% of sub-contracts for service-disabled Veteran owned small businesses 3% of sub-contracts for HUBZones Current Department of Defense (DoD) goals can be found on the DoD of Small Business Programs website. Closed Captioning These concerns are also afforded the maximum practicable opportunity to participate as subcontractors in the contracts awarded by the government. It is important to remember that these are overall DoD goals. Goals for your local office could be different depending
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