Regulations last checked for updates: May 29, 2020

Title 48 - Federal Acquisition Regulations System last revised: May 18, 2020
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, in total or in part, 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;

(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; and

(10) The use of reserves.

(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; 85 FR 11757, Feb. 27, 2020]
source: 48 FR 42240, Sept. 19, 1983, unless otherwise noted.
cite as: 48 CFR 19.000