13 CFR 127.102 - What are the definitions of the terms used in this part?
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For purposes of this part:
8(a) Business Development (8(a) BD) concern means a concern that SBA has certified as an 8(a) BD program participant and whose term has not expired or otherwise left the 8(a) BD program early.
AA/GC&BD means SBA's Associate Administrator for Government Contracting and Business Development.
Central Contractor Registration (CCR) Database means the primary Government repository for contractor information required for the conduct of business with the Government. It is also a means for conducting searches for small business contractors. In general, prospective Federal contractors must be registered in CCR prior to award of a contract or purchase agreement. CCR is located at https://www.bpn.gov/ccr/.
Citizen means a person born or naturalized in the United States. Resident aliens and holders of permanent visas are not considered to be citizens.
Concern means a firm that satisfies the requirements in § 121.105 of this chapter.
Contracting officer has the meaning given to that term in Section 27(f)(5) ofthe Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act (codified at 41 U.S.C. 423(f)(5)).
D/GC means SBA's Director for Government Contracting.
Economically Disadvantaged WOSB (EDWOSB) means a concern that is small pursuant to part 121 of this chapter and that is at least 51 percent owned and controlled by one or more women who are citizens and who are economically disadvantaged in accordance with §§ 127.200, 127.201, 127.202 and 127.203. An EDWOSB automatically qualifies as a WOSB.
EDWOSB requirement means a Federal requirement for services or supplies for which a contracting officer has restricted competition to EDWOSBs.
Immediate family member means father, mother, husband, wife, son, daughter, stepchild, brother, sister, grandfather, grandmother, grandson, granddaughter, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, and daughter-in-law.
Interested party means any concern that submits an offer for a specific EDWOSB or WOSB requirement, the contracting activity's contracting officer, or SBA.
ORCA (the Online Representations and Certifications Application) means the primary Government repository for contractor submitted representations and certifications required for the conduct of business with the Government. ORCA is located at https://orca.bpn.gov.
Primary industry classification means the six-digit North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code designation that best describes the primary business activity of the concern. The NAICS code designations are described in the NAICS manual available via the Internet at http://www.census.gov/NAICS. In determining the primary industry in which a concern is engaged, SBA will consider the factors set forth in § 121.107 of this chapter.
Same or similar line of business means business activities within the same four-digit “Industry Group” of the NAICS Manual as the primary industry classification of the WOSB or EDWOSB.
Substantial underrepresentation means a disparity ratio which is less than 0.5.
Underrepresentation means a disparity ratio between 0.5 and 0.8.
WOSB means a concern that is small pursuant to part 121 of this chapter, and that is at least 51 percent owned and controlled by one or more women who are citizens in accordance with §§ 127.200, 127.201 and 127.202.
WOSB Program Repository means a secure, Web-based application that collects, stores and disseminates documents to the contracting community and SBA, which verify the eligibility of a business concern for a contract to be awarded under a WOSB or EDWOSB requirement.
WOSB requirement means a Federal requirement for services or supplies for which a contracting officer has restricted competition to eligible WOSBs.
Title 13 published on 2014-01-01
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