Posted By Guy Timberlake, The American Small Business Coalition, LLC,
Sunday, October 26, 2008
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...and the impact from this might be felt in some not so pleasant ways for the small business community.
If you are not familiar with the ruling, in short, in it states that the set-aside provisions of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)
sect. 19.502-2(b) apply to competitions for task and delivery orders issued
under multiple-award contracts.
Did you feel that? That was the collective groan throughout government and the large/prime contractor community because of the implications on how business is currently done.
For details of the recent ruling, click here.
Chris Dorobek and Amy Morris have been covering this on their program, the Daily Debrief on Federal News Radio. They've had conversations with Roger Waldron who served on the SARA Panel, and Kevin Carroll, former Program Executive Officer for the Army's Enterprise Information Systems organization.
In conversations I've had with a few folks in the know who influence small business-set-asides, the ramifications could be counter-productive.
- The CVO