519.202-1 Encouraging small business participation in acquisitions.

When applicable, the following procedures shall be used to promote small business through acquisition.

      (a)  For any acquisition that requires a GSA Form 2689 per GSAM 519.502-70, an acquisition plan shall be submitted to the SBTA. The acquisition plan shall be submitted to the SBTA for approval after the GSA Form 2689 has been approved.

      (b) The designated SBTA will provide the copy of the proposed acquisition package to the SBA PCR in accordance with FAR 19.202-1(e) and GSAM 519.4.

      (c) When placing orders or establishing BPAs against multiple-award contracts (see FAR 2.101), small businesses should be given consideration prior to large businesses.