19.1403 Status as a service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern.

      (a) Status as a service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern is determined in accordance with 13 CFR Parts125.8 through 125.13; also see 19.307.

      (b) At the time that a service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern submits its offer, it must represent to the contracting officer that it is a-

           (1) Service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern; and

           (2) Small business concern under the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code assigned to the procurement.

      (c) A joint venture may be considered a service-disabled veteran owned small business concern if-

           (1) At least one member of the joint venture is a service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern, and makes the representations in paragraph (b) of this section;

           (2) Each other concern is small under the size standard corresponding to the NAICS code assigned to the procurement;

           (3) The joint venture meets the requirements of paragraph 7 of the explanation of Affiliates in 19.101; and

           (4) The joint venture meets the requirements of 13 CFR125.15(b).

      (d) Any service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern (nonmanufacturer) must meet the requirements in 19.102(f) to receive a benefit under this program.