13 CFR 127.301 - When may a contracting officer accept a concern's self-certification?

§ 127.301 When may a contracting officer accept a concern's self-certification?
(a) General.
(1) Third-Party Certifications. A contracting officer may accept a concern's self-certification in SAM (or any successor system) as accurate for a specific procurement reserved for award under this Part if the apparent successful offeror WOSB or EDWOSB provided the required documents, which are set forth in § 127.300(d), and there has been no protest or other credible information that calls into question the concern's eligibility as a EDWOSB or WOSB. An example of such credible evidence includes information that the concern was determined by SBA or an SBA-approved certifier not to qualify as an EDWOSB or WOSB.
(2) Non-Third Party Certification. A contracting officer may accept a concern's self-certification in SAM (or any successor system) if the apparent successful offeror WOSB or EDWOSB has provided the required documents, which are set forth in § 127.300(e), and there has been no protest or other credible information that calls into question the concern's eligibility as an EDWOSB or WOSB.
(b) Referral to SBA. When the contracting officer has information that calls into question the eligibility of a concern as an EDWOSB or WOSB or the concern fails to provide all of the required documents to verify its eligibility, the contracting officer shall refer the concern to SBA for verification of the concern's eligibility by filing an EDWOSB or WOSB status protest pursuant to subpart F of this part. If the apparent successful offeror WOSB or EDWOSB fails to submit any of the required documents, the contracting officer cannot award a WOSB or EDWOSB contract to that business concern.
[75 FR 62282, Oct. 7, 2010, as amended at 77 FR 1861, Jan. 12, 2012; 78 FR 61146, Oct. 2, 2013]

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Title 13 published on 2015-01-01

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  • 2015-05-01; vol. 80 # 84 - Friday, May 1, 2015
    1. 80 FR 24846 - Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Program
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      SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
      Proposed rule.
      Comments must be received on or before June 30, 2015.
      13 CFR Part 127