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Contract bundling and small business procurement

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Small Business. Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform and Oversight

Contract bundling and small business procurement

hearing before the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform and Oversight of the Committee on Small Business, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, first session, Washington, DC, July 15, 2003

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Small Business. Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform and Oversight

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public contracts -- United States,
  • Contract bundling -- United States,
  • Government purchasing -- United States,
  • Small business -- United States

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 81 p. ;
    Number of Pages81
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15555379M
    ISBN 100160715687
    OCLC/WorldCa55231637

    Jul 28,  · Importantly, the proposed rule will also extend bundling restrictions to cover contracts for commercial items and commercial off-the-shelf items, and will put agencies on notice that small businesses are to play an active role in the acquisition planning process by requiring small business to be a discipline that is represented on the. Jun 10,  · If I’m a small business that could’ve won that work — or worse yet, I was actually performing that work and saw the opportunity taken away — I’m mad,” said Joe Jordan, associate.

    Mar 18,  · The Office of Federal Procurement Policy's (OFPP) plan to increase federal contracting opportunities for small business is aimed at eliminating unnecessary contract bundling and mitigating the effects of necessary contract bundling. Specifically it calls for a series of actions to (1) hold federal agency managers accountable for improving small business contracting opportunities, (2. Feb 01,  · Free Online Library: House Passes Contract Bundling Legislation.(Brief Article) by "National Defense"; Aerospace and defense industries Business Bills, Legislative Planning Legislative bills Presidents Political activity Presidents (Government) Small business Laws, regulations and rules.

    Aug 18,  · The best way for a small business to grow is to have the federal government as a customer. The U.S. government is the largest buyer of goods and services in . Oct 12,  · The Small Business Procurement and Contract Act requires the Director of General Services and the heads of other state agencies that enter into contracts for the acquisition of goods, services, and information technology and for the construction of state facilities to establish goals for the participation of small businesses and microbusinesses in these contracts, to provide for a small.


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Contract bundling and small business procurement by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Small Business. Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform and Oversight Download PDF EPUB FB2

Compliance with the contracting agency’s small business subcontracting plan, including the total dollar value awarded to small business concerns as subcontractors and the total dollar value previously awarded to small business concerns as prime contractors.

The Small Business Reauthorization Act of defines contract bundling as “consolidating two or more procurement requirements for goods or services previously provided or performed under separate, smaller contracts into a solicitation of offers for a single contract that is unlikely to be suitable for award to a small business concern.”.

Contract “Bundling” Under the Small Business Act Congressional Research Service 2 Members of the th Congress have introduced several bills addressing contract bundling, including legislation that would expand the definition of “bundling” to include new requirements.

requirements that precludes small business participation in procurements as prime contractors.” CONSOLIDATION VERSUS BUNDLING In short, contract bundling is a subset of contract consolidation which effectively precludes participation by small business because small businesses cannot perform the.

Fiscal Year Contract Bundling Report to Congress The Small Business Act (the Act) requires the Small Business Administration (SBA) to annually submit a report on bundling to the Committees on Small Business of the House of Representatives and the Senate. Section 3 of the Act, 15 U.S.C. § (o)(1), defines “bundled contract” as “a.

contract bundling and a decline in small business opportunities. 8 GAO concluded in that “ small businesses received a higher share in fiscal year of expenditures in new contract. The Impact of Contract Bundling on Small Business: FY FY The study, produced under contract by Paul Murphy of Eagle Eye Publishers, attempts to clarify trends in contract bundling and whether small firms are being adversely affected.

Following are some highlights of the study: • The average bundled contract was valued at $8 million.

Bundling is defined as the "consolidation of two or more procurement requirements for goods or services previously provided or performed under separate smaller contracts into a solicitation of offers for a single contract that is likely to be unsuitable for award to a small business.".

Mar 17,  · A small business set-aside procurement did not violate the FAR’s restrictions on contract bundling, according to the GAO. In a recent bid protest decision, the GAO pointed out the bundling occurs when a procurement would be unsuitable for award to small business, and held that a set-aside procurement–by its nature–is not unsuitable for small businesses.

Contract bundling and small business procurement: hearing before the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform and Oversight of the Committee on Small Business, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, first session, Washington, DC, July 15, Nov 18,  · The GAO noted that under the Small Business Act, and its implementing FAR provisions, bundling means “consolidating 2 or more procurement requirements for goods or services previously performed under separate smaller contracts into a solicitation of offers for a single contract that is likely to be unsuitable for award to a small business.”.

Where a proposed procurement involves substantial bundling, the documentation must include a determination that the benefits of the proposed bundling justify its use, and must include, at a minimum: Reserve 1 or more contract awards for small business concerns under full and open multiple award procurements, including the subcategories of.

DoD, GSA, and NASA are proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement sections of the Small Business Jobs Act of and regulatory changes made by the Small Business Administration, which provide for a Governmentwide policy on.

procurement history. Did a small business receive the previous award. Did a small business bid on the previous award. Is this the type of requirement that When the bundling would result in a contract or order with an estimated value of $ million or more, it is.

Nov 15,  · Contract unbundling plan causes optimism, concern Every small business has been affected by contract bundling, says Doug Wagoner, vice president and general manager of. Bundling and Consolidation of Contract Requirements under the Small Business Act Congressional Research Service Summary When used in reference to federal procurement contracts, “bundling” and “consolidation” are technical terms, whose meaning is prescribed by.

The term “bundled requirement or bundling” refers to the consolidation of two or more procurement requirements for goods or services previously provided or performed under separate smaller contracts into a solicitation of offers for a single contract that is likely to. Ina House Committee on Small Business report stated that a reduction in small business participation in federal procurements was the result of the prevalence of anti-competitive procurement practices, most notably the practice of contract bundling, which the Office of Federal Procurement Policy freely admits has significantly reduced the.

THE IMPACT OF CONTRACT BUNDLING ON SMALL U.S. VENDORS OFFICIAL BUNDLING DEFINITION In October,the Federal Acquisition Council, consisting of senior procurement representatives from the Department of Defense (DoD), the General Services Administration (GSA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), issued a final rule.

Feb 03,  · The U.S. House Small Business Committee continues to find targets for its crusade against contract bundling despite the Bush administration's pledge to. Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed contract bundling and its effect on small businesses, focusing on: (1) whether the government has met the governmentwide goal of awarding 23 percent of its federal prime contracts to small businesses; (2) what the federal government knows about the extent of contract bundling and its effect on small businesses; and (3) the Small Business.KEY WORDS: Contract bundling, government procurement, small business, public policy, case study, grounded theory, qualitative methods INTRODUCTION Contract bundling is a specific procurement practice by which U.S.

Government agencies combine disparate requirements for goods and services that were previously purchased separately from small.Aug 02,  · “Consolidation of contract requirements” means the use of a solicitation to obtain offers for a single contract or a multiple award contract to satisfy two or more requirements of a department, agency, or activity for supplies or services that previously have been provided to, or performed for, that department, agency, or activity under two.