13 CFR 121.701 - What SBIR and STTR programs are subject to size and eligibility determinations and what definitions are important?

Status message

There are 14 Updates appearing in the Federal Register for 13 CFR Part 121. View below or at eCFR (GPOAccess)
prev | next
§ 121.701 What SBIR and STTR programs are subject to size and eligibility determinations and what definitions are important?

(a) These sections apply to SBA's SBIR and STTR programs, 15 U.S.C. 638.

(b)Definitions -

(1)Funding agreement officer means a contracting officer, a grants officer, or a cooperative agreement officer.

(2)Funding agreement means any contract, grant or cooperative agreement entered into between any Federal agency and any small business for the purposes of the SBIR or STTR program.

(3)Hedge fund has the meaning given that term in section 13(h)(2) of the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 ( 12 U.S.C. 1851(h)(2)). The hedge fund must have a place of business located in the United States and be created or organized in the United States, or under the law of the United States or of any State.

(4)Portfolio company means any company that is owned in whole or part by a venture capital operating company, hedge fund, or private equity firm.

(5)Private equity firm has the meaning given the term “private equity fund” in section 13(h)(2) of the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 ( 12 U.S.C. 1851(h)(2)). The private equity firm must have a place of business located in the United States and be created or organized in the United States, or under the law of the United States or of any State.

(6)Venture capital operating company means an entity described in § 121.103(b)(5)(i), (v), or (vi). The venture capital operating company must have a place of business located in the United States and be created or organized in the United States, or under the law of the United States or of any State.

[ 77 FR 76225, Dec. 27, 2012]

This is a list of United States Code sections, Statutes at Large, Public Laws, and Presidential Documents, which provide rulemaking authority for this CFR Part.

This list is taken from the Parallel Table of Authorities and Rules provided by GPO [Government Printing Office].

It is not guaranteed to be accurate or up-to-date, though we do refresh the database weekly. More limitations on accuracy are described at the GPO site.


United States Code

Title 13 published on 2015-10-16

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 13 CFR Part 121 after this date.

  • 2016-12-23; vol. 81 # 247 - Friday, December 23, 2016
    1. 81 FR 94246 - Credit for Lower Tier Small Business Subcontracting
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
      Final rule.
      This rule is effective on January 23, 2017.
      13 CFR Parts 121 and 125

Title 13 published on 2015-10-16.

The following are only the Rules published in the Federal Register after the published date of Title 13.

For a complete list of all Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices view the Rulemaking tab.

  • 2016-12-23; vol. 81 # 247 - Friday, December 23, 2016
    1. 81 FR 94246 - Credit for Lower Tier Small Business Subcontracting
      GPO FDSys: XML | Text
      SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
      Final rule.
      This rule is effective on January 23, 2017.
      13 CFR Parts 121 and 125