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Calling all Women-Owned Small Businesses...

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Created on January 13, 2016

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is seeking input and comments on certification of Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSB) and Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Businesses (EDWOSB) in connection with the Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Program (WOSB Program). 

SBA is planning to amend its regulations to implement section 825 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 (2015 NDAA). Section 825 of the 2015 NDAA removed the statutory authority allowing WOSBs and EDWOSBs to self-certify. 

SBA intends to draft regulations to implement the statutory changes.

Comments must be received on or before February 16, 2016.

Review The WOSB and EDWOSB Announcement of Proposed Rule Making (ANPRM) online.

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