Part 19—Small Business Programs

19.000 Scope of part.

19.001 Definitions.

Subpart 19.1—Size Standards

19.101 Explanation of terms.

19.102 Size standards.

Subpart 19.2—Policies

19.201 General policy.

19.202 Specific policies.

19.202-1 Encouraging small business participation in acquisitions.

19.202-2 Locating small business sources.

19.202-3 Equal low bids.

19.202-4 Solicitation.

19.202-5 Data collection and reporting requirements.

19.202-6 Determination of fair market price.

19.203 Relationship among small business programs.

Subpart 19.3—Determination of Small Business Status for Small Business Programs

19.301 Representations and rerepresentations.

19.301-1 Representation by the offeror.

19.301-2 Rerepresentation by a contractor that represented itself as a small business concern.

19.301-3 Rerepresentation by a contractor that represented itself as other than a small business concern.

19.302 Protesting a small business representation or rerepresentation.

19.303 Determining North American Industry Classification System codes and size standards.

19.304 Small disadvantaged business status.

19.305 Reviews and protests of SDB status.

19.306 Protesting a firm’s status as a HUBZone small business concern.

19.307 Protesting a firms status as a service-disabled veteran-owned small business concern.

19.308 Protesting a firm’s status as an economically disadvantaged women-owned small business concern or women-owned small business concern eligible under the Women-Owned Small Business Program.

19.309 Solicitation provisions and contract clauses.

Subpart 19.4—Cooperation with the Small Business Administration

19.401 General.

19.402 Small Business Administration procurement center representatives.

19.403 Small Business Administration breakout procurement center representative.

Subpart 19.5—Set-Asides for Small Business

19.501 General.

19.502 Setting aside acquisitions.

19.502-1 Requirements for setting aside acquisitions.

19.502-2 Total small business set-asides.

19.502-3 Partial set-asides.

19.502-4 Multiple-award contracts and small business set-asides.

19.502-5 Methods of conducting set-asides.

19.502-6 Insufficient causes for not setting aside an acquisition.

19.503 Setting aside a class of acquisitions for small business.

19.504 Inclusion of Federal Prison Industries, Inc.

19.505 Rejecting Small Business Administration recommendations.

19.506 Withdrawing or modifying small business set-asides.

19.507 Automatic dissolution of a small business set-aside.

19.508 Solicitation provisions and contract clauses.

Subpart 19.6—Certificates of Competency and Determinations of Responsibility

19.601 General.

19.602 Procedures.

19.602-1 Referral.

19.602-2 Issuing or denying a Certificate of Competency (COC).

19.602-3 Resolving differences between the agency and the Small Business Administration.

19.602-4 Awarding the contract.

Subpart 19.7—The Small Business Subcontracting Program

19.701 Definitions.

19.702 Statutory requirements.

19.703 Eligibility requirements for participating in the program.

19.704 Subcontracting plan requirements.

19.705 Responsibilities of the contracting officer under the subcontracting assistance program.

19.705-1 General.

19.705-2 Determining the need for a subcontracting plan.

19.705-3 Preparing the solicitation.

19.705-4 Reviewing the subcontracting plan.

19.705-5 Awards involving subcontracting plans.

19.705-6 Postaward responsibilities of the contracting officer.

19.705-7 Liquidated damages.

19.706 Responsibilities of the cognizant administrative contracting officer.

19.707 The Small Business Administration’s role in carrying out the program.

19.708 Contract clauses.

Subpart 19.8—Contracting with the Small Business Administration (The 8(a) Program)

19.800 General.

19.801 [Reserved]

19.802 Determining eligibility for the 8(a) Program.

19.803 Selecting acquisitions for the 8(a) program.

19.804 Evaluation, offering, and acceptance.

19.804-1 Agency evaluation.

19.804-2 Agency offering.

19.804-3 SBA acceptance.

19.804-4 Repetitive acquisitions.

19.804-5 Basic ordering agreements.

19.804-6 Indefinite delivery contracts.

19.805 Competitive 8(a).

19.805-1 General.

19.805-2 Procedures.

19.806 Pricing the 8(a) contract.

19.807 Estimating fair market price.

19.808 Contract negotiation.

19.808-1 Sole source.

19.808-2 Competitive.

19.809 Preaward considerations.

19.810 SBA appeals.

19.811 Preparing the contracts.

19.811-1 Sole source.

19.811-2 Competitive.

19.811-3 Contract clauses.

19.812 Contract administration.

19.813 Protesting an 8(a) participant’s eligibility or size status.

19.814 Requesting a formal size determination (8(a) sole source requirements).

19.815 Release for non-8(a) procurement.

19.816 Exiting the 8(a) program.

Subpart 19.9—[Reserved]

Subpart 19.10—[Reserved]

Subpart 19.11—[Reserved]

Subpart 19.12—[Reserved]

Subpart 19.13—Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) Program

19.1301 General.

19.1302 Applicability.

19.1303 Status as a HUBZone small business concern.

19.1304 Exclusions.

19.1305 HUBZone set-aside procedures.

19.1306 HUBZone sole source awards.

19.1307 Price evaluation preference for HUBZone small business concerns.

19.1308 Performance of work requirements (limitations on subcontracting) for general construction or construction by special trade contractors.

19.1309 Contract clauses.

Subpart 19.14—Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Procurement Program

19.1401 General.

19.1402 Applicability.

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

19.1404 Exclusions.

19.1405 Service-disabled veteran-owned small business set-aside procedures.

19.1406 Sole source awards to service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns.

19.1407 Contract clauses.

Subpart 19.15—Women-Owned Small Business Program.

19.1500 General.

19.1501 Definition.

19.1502 Applicability.

19.1503 Status.

19.1504 Exclusions.

19.1505 Set-aside procedures.

19.1506 Women-Owned Small Business Program sole source awards.

19.1507 Contract clauses.