OMB outlines vet-owned biz plan

Agencies have until Feb. 7 to give the White House their plans for how they will use small businesses owned by service-disabled veterans.

The Office of Management and Budget recently released a memo outlining what the plans, required by an executive order signed in October, should include.

Agencies must reserve contracts for this type of business as well as encourage the companies to participate. The plans, which go to the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, also must show how the agencies will encourage other contractors to use these businesses as subcontractors.

The White House wants each agency to designate a senior official to oversee strategy and annually report progress to the Small Business Administration.

 

Reader Comments

Please post your comments here. Comments are moderated, so they may not appear immediately after submitting. We will not post comments that we consider abusive or off-topic.

Please type the letters/numbers you see above

What is your e-mail address?

My e-mail address is:

Do you have a password?

Forgot your password? Click here
close
SEARCH
 Top 100 Slideshow
contracts DB

Trending

  • Dive into our Contract Award database

    In an exclusive for WT Insider members, we are collecting all of the contract awards we cover into a database that you can sort by contractor, agency, value and other parameters. You can also download it into a spreadsheet. Read More

  • Is SBA MIA on contractor fraud? Nick Wakeman

    Editor Nick Wakeman explores the puzzle of why SBA has been so silent on the latest contractor fraud scandal when it has been so quick to act in other cases. Read More

Webcasts