However, if a requirement is currently being performed by an 8(a) participant under the provisions of FAR Subpart 19.8 or has been accepted as a requirement by the SBA under FAR Subpart 19.8, it must remain unless the SBA agrees to its release (FAR 19.203(c)). 18/49 Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone) Program - Award, Cont. In accordance with FAR 19.1306(a), a Contracting Officer may make a sole source award to a HUBZone small business concern provided none of the exclusions at FAR 19.1304 apply, and: The contracting officer does not have a reasonable expectation that offers would be received from two or more HUBZone small business concerns; The anticipated price of the contract, including options, will not exceed $7 million for a requirement within the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes for manufacturing or $4 million for a requirement within any other NAICS codes;
The requirement is not currently being performed by an 8(a) participant under the provisions of subpart 19.8 or has been accepted as a requirement by SBA under subpart 19.8; The acquisition is greater than the simplified acquisition threshold The HUBZone small business concern has been determined to be a responsible contractor with respect to performance; and Award can be made at a fair and reasonable price. 19/49 Veteran-Owned Small Businesses Closed Captioning The Veterans Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development Act of 1999 (P.L. 106-50) expanded the eligibility for certain small business assistance programs to include Veterans and directed certain federal departments and agencies to take actions that enhance assistance to Veterans. The Veterans Benefit Act of 2001 (15 USC 657f) created the procurement program for small business concerns owned and controlled by service-disabled Veterans (SDVOSBs) to provide federal contracting assistance to these concerns. 20/49 Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business The Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) program is a program for small business concerns that are owned and controlled by service-disabled Veterans . An SDVOSB concern means a small business concern where: Not less than 51 percent of the business is owned by one or more service-disabled Veterans or, in the case of any publicly owned business, not less than 51 percent of the stock in the business is owned by one or more service-disabled Veterans The management and daily business operations of the business are controlled by one or more service-disabled Veterans or, in the case of a Veteran with permanent and severe disability, the spouse or permanent caregiver of such Veteran 21/49 Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business – Award In accordance with FAR 19.1405(b), you may award contracts to an SDVOSB on the basis of competition (as a set-aside) if there is a reasonable expectation that: At least two eligible and responsible SDVOSB firms will submit offers; and That award can be made at a fair market price In accordance with FAR 19.1406(a), a sole-source award to a SDVOSB may be made to a SDVOSB concern if none of the exclusions in FAR 19.1404 apply, and:
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