Regulations last checked for updates: Oct 20, 2019

Title 48 - Federal Acquisition Regulations System last revised: Oct 10, 2019
19.000 - 19.000 Scope of part.

(a) This part implements the acquisition-related sections of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 631, et seq.), applicable sections of the Armed Services Procurement Act (10 U.S.C. 2302, et seq.), 41 U.S.C. 3104,and,May,1979. It covers -

(1) The determination that a concern is eligible for participation in the programs identified in this part;

(2) The respective roles of executive agencies and the Small Business Administration (SBA) in implementing the programs;

(3) Setting acquisitions aside for exclusive competitive participation by small business, 8(a) participants, HUBZone small business concerns, service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns, and economically disadvantaged women-owned small business (EDWOSB) concerns and women-owned small business (WOSB) concerns eligible under the WOSB Program;

(4) The certificate of competency program;

(5) The subcontracting assistance program;

(6) The “8(a)” business development program (hereafter referred to as 8(a) program), under which agencies contract with the SBA for goods or services to be furnished under a subcontract by a small disadvantaged business concern;

(7) The use of a price evaluation preference for HUBZone small business concerns;

(8) The use of veteran-owned small business concerns; and

(9) Sole source awards to HUBZone small business concerns, service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns, and EDWOSB concerns and WOSB concerns eligible under the WOSB Program.

(b) This part, except for subpart 19.6, applies only in the United States or its outlying areas. Subpart 19.6 applies worldwide.

[48 FR 42240, Sept. 19, 1983, as amended at 59 FR 64785, Dec. 15, 1994; 59 FR 67036, Dec. 28, 1994; 63 FR 35721, June 30, 1998; 63 FR 36122, July 1, 1998; 63 FR 70268, Dec. 18, 1998; 64 FR 10536, Mar. 4, 1999; 65 FR 60544, Oct. 11, 2000; 68 FR 28081, May 22, 2003; 69 FR 25276, May 5, 2004; 71 FR 220, Jan. 3, 2006; 75 FR 77729, Dec. 13, 2010; 76 FR 18309, Apr. 1, 2011; 79 FR 24202, Apr. 29, 2014; 79 FR 61750, Oct. 14, 2014; 80 FR 81890, Dec. 31, 2015; 82 FR 4726, Jan. 13, 2017]
source: 48 FR 42240, Sept. 19, 1983, unless otherwise noted.
cite as: 48 CFR 19.000