Printing, binding, and blank-book work authorized by law, which the Public Printer is not able or equipped to do at the Government Printing Office, may be produced elsewhere under contracts made by him with the approval of the Joint Committee on Printing.
“(a) Test Program.—The Public Printer shall establish and carry out a test program for increasing its award of contracts to small and disadvantaged businesses for the printing, binding, and related services needed by the Department of Defense. The program shall have a goal of procuring in each such fiscal year from such businesses printing, binding, and related services equivalent to not more than 5 percent of the value of the printing, binding, and related services which were procured in the preceding fiscal year by the Government Printing Office from non-Government sources for the Department of Defense. The Public Printer may use such procurement procedures as he considers necessary to facilitate achievement of such goal.
“(b) Covered Entities.—In this section, the term ‘small and disadvantaged businesses’ means the small business concerns, historically Black colleges and universities, and minority institutions described in section
2323(a) of title
10, United States Code.
“(c) Enforcement.—Any person who, for the purpose of securing a contract under subsection (a), misrepresents the status of any concern or person as a small business concern referred to in subsection (b), is subject to the penalties set forth in section
2323(f) of title
10, United States Code.
“(d) Department of Defense Goals.—For the purpose of determining whether the Department of Defense has attained the goals set forth in section
2323 of title
10, United States Code, the Secretary of Defense may count any procurements by the Public Printer in the program established under subsection (a).
“(e) Duration of Test.—The test program established by subsection (a) shall not apply to solicitations issued on or after October 1, 2000.”
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