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October 18, 2017

Small Business Administration and the RISE Act

From PilieroMazza: “The RISE Act allows SBA to give agencies double credit for contracting goaling purposes!” Small Business Administration Bulletin, October 13, 2017. Retrieved from govdelivery.com In an October 13, 2017 bulletin, the Small Business Administration reminded the HUBZone community that, during the period of a presidentially declared major disaster, procuring agencies can provide contracting preferences for the small businesses located in the affected areas. The …

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October 18, 2017

Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Program NAICS Code Updates

From PilieroMazza: The U.S. Small Business Administration (“SBA”) has updated the North American Industry Classification System (“NAICS”) codes authorized for use in the Women-Owned Small Business (“WOSB”) Federal Contract Program (“WOSB Program”). The update is being made to reflect the U.S. Office of Management and Budget’s NAICS revision for 2017, identified as NAICS 2017. NAICS 2017 created 21 new industries …

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October 16, 2017

Update on National Defense Authorization Act

In steps towards resolving the differences in the National Defense Authorization Act this month, Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee, Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX) and Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA), named the following members of the House Armed Services Committee to serve on the House-Senate Conference committee: •    Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House …

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