• Joshua Duvall

SBA Proposes Rule for WOSB/EDWOSB Certification

Today, May 14, the Small Business Administration published a proposed rule to require certification of Women-Owned Small Business Concerns (WOSB) and Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business Concerns (EDWOSB) participating in the section 8(m) WOSB Program.

A few notable items include:

– certification applies to only those businesses who want to compete for set-aside or sole source contracts under the 8(m) Program

– SBA will provide an electronic application process (free)

– third-party certification requirements (certifiers must be approved by SBA and are permitted to charge a fee)

– opportunity to request reconsideration

– SBA will accept from the VA, VOSB or SDVOSB certification for women veterans

The proposed rule is lengthy and comments are due on or before July 15, 2019.

. . .

Proposed Rule: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2019/05/14/2019-09684/women-owned-small-business-and-economically-disadvantaged-women-owned-small-business-certification

#GovCon #Matross

gcj_box.png
Contact Matross Edwards
Search By Tags
Connect
  • Matross Edwards
  • LinkedIn
  • Twitter
  • Podcast
  • Spotify
  • TuneIn

Thanks for subscribing!