48 CFR 706.302-71 - Small disadvantaged businesses.

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706.302-71 Small disadvantaged businesses.
(a) Authority.
(1) Citations: Sec. 579, Pub. L. 101-167 (Fiscal Year (FY) 1990), Sec. 567, Pub. L. 101-513 (FY 1991), Sec. 567, Pbu. L. 102-145 (FY 1992), Sec. 562, Pub. L. 102-391 (FY 1993), Sec. 558, Pub. L. 103-87 (FY 1994), and Sec. 555, Pub. L. 103-306 (FY 1995).
(2) Except to the extent otherwise determined by the Administrator, not less than ten percent of the amounts made available through the appropriations cited in paragraph (a)(1) of this section for development assistance and for assistance for famine recovery and development in Africa shall be used only for activities of disadvantaged enterprises (as defined in 726.7002). In order to achieve its goal, USAID is authorized in the cited statutes to use other than full and open competition to award contracts to small business concerns owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals (small disadvantaged businesses as defined in 726.7002), historically black colleges and universities, colleges and universities having a student body of which more than 40 percent of the students are Hispanic Americans, and private voluntary organizations which are controlled by individuals who are socially and economically disadvantaged, as the terms are defined in 726.7002.
(b) Application. This authority may be used only if the Agency determines in accordance with 726.7004 that:
(1) The acquisition is to be funded from amounts referred to in paragraph (a) of this section;
(2) Award of the acquisition to an eligible organization is appropriate to meet the requirement in paragraph (a)(2) of this section; and
(3) After considering whether the acquisition can be made under the authority of section 8(a), award under section 8(a) is not practicable.
(c) Limitations.
(1) Offers shall be requested from as many potential offerors as is practicable under the circumstances.
(2) Use of this authority is not subject to the requirements in FAR 6.303 and FAR 6.304, provided that the contract file includes a certification by the contracting officer stating that the procurement is being awarded pursuant to 706.302-71 and that the application requirements and limitations of 706.302-71 (b) and (c) have been complied with.
[56 FR 27208, June 13, 1991, as amended at 58 FR 8702, Feb. 17, 1993; 61 FR 51235, Oct. 1, 1996; 62 FR 40467, July 29, 1997]

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  • 2014-12-16; vol. 79 # 241 - Tuesday, December 16, 2014
    1. 79 FR 74986 - Incorporate Various Administrative Changes and Internal Policies in to the USAID Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR)
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      AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
      Direct final rule.
      This rule is effective March 16, 2015 without further action, unless adverse comments are received by January 15, 2015. If adverse comments are received, USAID will publish a timely withdrawal of those portion(s) of the rule in the Federal Register . Submit comments on or before January 15, 2015.
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Title 48 published on 2014-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 48 CFR 706 after this date.

  • 2014-12-16; vol. 79 # 241 - Tuesday, December 16, 2014
    1. 79 FR 74681 - Incorporate Various Administrative Changes and Internal Policies Into the USAID Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR)
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      AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
      Proposed rule.
      Submit comments on or before January 15, 2015.
      48 CFR Parts 701, 702, 703, 704, 705, 706, 707, 709, 711, 713, 714, 715, 716, 717, 719, 722, 725, 726, 727, 728, 731, 732, 733, 736, 742, 745, 747, 750, and 752