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SMALL BUSINESS
ADMINISTRATION

Office of Federal Contract Assistance
for Veteran Business Owners

PROGRAM

HISTORY


Public Law 106
-
50

-

The Veteran's
Entrepreneurship and Development Act
of 1999



Public Law 108
-
183



The Veterans

Benefits Act of 2003




SBA Interim Final Regulations


69 FR 25262 (May 5,
2004)




Executive Order 13360


October 26, 2004




SBA Office of Hearings and Appeals Interim Final
Regulations


70 FR 8923 (February 24, 2005)




SBA Final Regulations


70 FR 14523 (March 23, 2005)

Executive Order 13360

SBA is the coordinating entity for
veteran contracting advocacy for the
Federal Government


Agencies

strategic plans are available
on
-
line

www.sba.gov/GC

www.vetbiz.gov

Each respective Agency’s website


SBA has reviewed all of the plans


SBA will meet with each designated
official


Agencies must report annually to
SBA

PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY

REQUIREMENTS


Adjudication by VA and DOD


SDVs must maintain a copy of their disability
determination from DOD or VA

SDVO SBC must be small


In accordance with North American Industry
Classification Standard (NAICS) code assigned to contract
(13 CFR 121.201)

(see www.sba.gov/size)


51% Ownership & Control

Unconditionally and directly owned by SDV
(13 CFR 125.9)

Management and daily business operations controlled by
SDV
(13 CFR 125.10)


Highest Position Held in SDVO SBC

CEO or President

CONTRACT MECHANISMS


Set
-
Aside Exemptions



Competitive Set
-
asides


Considerations



Sole Source


Simplified Acquisitions

TEAMING
ARRANGEMENTS

JOINT VENTURES
(13 CFR 125.15(b))


An SDVO SBC may joint venture with one or more other small business concern


The SDV must manage the venture and an SDVO SBC employee must be the project manager


Size Requirements:



Employee
-
Based NAICS


If the procurement exceeds $10mil,
each

SBC must be small for the NAICS assigned to the
contract.

If the procurement is below $10mil (or bundled), the
combined

number of employees of the
SBCs entering into the joint venture must be small for the NAICS assigned to the contract
.


Revenue
-
Based NAICS


If a procurement exceeds half the size standard corresponding to the NAICS code assigned to
the contract,
each

SDVO SBC’s must be small for the NAICS assigned to the contract.


If the procurement does not exceed half the size standard corresponding to the NAICS code
assigned to the contract (or bundled), the combined annual receipts of all the SBCs entering into
the joint venture must be small for the NAICS assigned to the contract.








TEAMING
ARRANGEMENTS


SUBCONTRACTING



An SDVO SBC contractor can subcontract part of an SDVO SB contract,
provided that the concern meets the Limitations on Subcontracting
(
13 CFR 125.6(b))


Services


50% spent on SDVO SBC personnel

Supplies or Products


50% performed by SDVO SBC


General Construction


15% spent on SDVO SBC personnel


Special Trade Construction



25% spent on SDVO SBC personnel



JV must also meet Limitation on Subcontracting requirements




ADDITIONAL CONTRACT
REQUIREMENTS




NON
-
MANUFACTURERS
(13 CFR 121.406(b))




SDVO SBC cannot exceed 500 employees




End item must be provided by a SB


PROTEST PROCEDURES


WHAT

CAN BE PROTESTED?



WHO

MAY PROTEST?



WHEN

ARE PROTESTS SUBMITTED?



WHERE

ARE PROTESTS SUBMITTED?



HOW

ARE PROTEST SUBMITTED?

PROTEST DETERMINATION
APPEALS


Interested parties may submit an Appeal to the protest
determination


Appeals are submitted to SBA’s Office of Hearings and
Appeals


Due 10 days after receipt of protest determination



Appeals are filed in accordance with 13 CFR 134.501


HOW YOU CAN HELP



Understand that this is not an “entitlement” program; you must market
your company


Register in Central Contractor Registration


Register in Dept of Veterans Affairs VIP Database


Complete Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA)



Review FedBizOpps on a regular basis


Review SUB
-
Net on regular basis


Meet with Program Managers and Contracting Officers


Register in Agencies and prime contractor’s SDV marketing database


Seek certifications, e.g., 8(a), HZ, SDB, DOT MBE


Seek assistance from SBA Veteran Business Development Officers


Seek assistance from Small Business Development Centers


Seek assistance from DOD Procurement Technical Development Centers


Seek assistance from SBA Procurement Center
Representatives/Commercial Marketing Representatives


Attend outreach sessions


List of Resources


Small Business Administration
www.sba.gov

Service
-
Disabled Veteran
-
Owned Small Business Program
www.sba.gov/GC

Online Training Courses
www.sba.gov/training/courses.html

Certification Programs
www.sba.gov/gcbd

Procurement Academy
www.sba.gov/gcbd/accessing_contracts

Lending Programs
www.sba.gov/VETS/lending

Surety Bonding
www.sba.gov/osg

Veterans Business Development (
www.sba.gov/VETS)

Subcontracting Opportunities
-

SUB
-
Net (
web.sba.gov/subnet)


Business Partner Network
www.bpn.gov

Central Contractor Registration (CCR)

Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA)


Dept of Veterans Affairs


Center for Veterans Enterprise
www.vetbiz.gov



List of Resources



Federal Business Opportunities
(
www.FedBizOpps.gov)


Federal Small Business Directors
(
www.osdbu.gov)


Veteran Business Development Officers
(
www.sba.gov/VETS/reps.html)


Small Business Development Centers
(
www.sba.gov/sbdc)


Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE)
(
www.score.org)


DOD Procurement Technical Development Centers
(
www.dla.mil/db/procurem.htm)


Procurement Center Representatives
(
www.sba.gov/GC/pcr.html)



Commercial Marketing Representatives
(
www.sba.gov/GC/indexcontacts
-
cmrs.html)


Business Matchmaking Sessions
(
www.businessmatchmaking.com)


Public Laws
(
thomas.loc.gov/home/thomas.html)


Code of Federal Regulations
(
www.gpoaccess.gov/ecfr/)


Federal Regulations
(
www.archives.gov)


Federal Acquisition Regulation
(
www.arnet.gov/far
)




ASSISTANT
ADMINISTRATOR


TERESA L.G. LEWIS


409 Third Street, SW


8
th

Floor


Washington DC 20416


Phone:
(202) 205
-
7330


Fax: (
202) 205
-
6390


E
-
mail:
SDVMail@sba.gov

Web Page:
www.sba.gov/GC