14 CFR 1204.403 - General requirements.

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§ 1204.403 General requirements.
(a) All proposed procurement transactions in excess of $25,000 shall be examined by a Small Business Specialist prior to issuance of bids or requests for proposals to determine suitability for small participation or set-asides, unless the transaction has already been set-aside for small business by the contracting officer.
(b) The appropriate office of the Small Business Administration (assigned PCR) shall be informed of proposed procurements estimated to exceed $25,000.
(c) A Bidder's list shall be maintained at each Field Installation on a current basis and reviewed to ensure that small business firms are given an equitable opportunity to participate in those procurements suitable for performance by such firms. Installations may use, at their option, the SBA Procurement Automated Source System (PASS) in lieu of the separate Center Bidder's list, if resources can be conserved.
(d) NASA Small Business Specialists shall acquire descriptive data, brochures, or other information concerning small business firms that appear competent to perform research and development (R&D) work in fields in which NASA is interested and furnish such information to appropriate NASA personnel for consideration of these firms in future R&D procurements. The Small Business Specialists at Headquarters and Field Installations shall assist and consult, as necessary, with NASA technical personnel in analyzing such information, arranging field inspection of facilities, making appointments for technical personnel with representatives of small business firms, and obtaining from other agencies appraisals of work performance by such firms. When feasible, Small Business Specialists shall conduct or participate in outreach conferences and training sessions to inform small businesses of contracting opportunities with the Agency.
(e) In accordance with Public Law 95-507, NASA will require contractors having contracts in excess of $1 million for the construction of any public facility, and in excess of $500,000 for all other contracts, and of such nature as to afford opportunities for subcontracting in substantial amounts, to establish and conduct small business subcontracting programs. Such programs will be periodically reviewed by NASA Small Business Specialists to evaluate their adequacy.
(f) NASA will encourage competent small business concerns to submit unsolicited proposals for research and development work in areas within NASA's responsibility, which may lead to contracts for such work. The formation of contractor pools or joint ventures to perform research and development work will also be encouraged.
(g) NASA Small Business Specialists will disseminate to small business concerns information concerning inventions for which NASA holds patents on behalf of the United States and under which it is NASA policy to grant licenses.
(h) Small business participation in NASA procurement shall be accurately measured, recorded, and publicized.
(i) NASA small business personnel shall assist small business concerns to obtain payments under their contracts, late payment interest penalties, or information due to such concerns.

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  • 2014-09-15; vol. 79 # 178 - Monday, September 15, 2014
    1. 79 FR 54902 - NASA Protective Services Enforcement
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      Effective Date: September 15, 2014.
      14 CFR Part 1204

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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE

§ 631 - Declaration of policy

§ 631a - Congressional declaration of small business economic policy

§ 631b - Reports to Congress; state of small business

§ 631c - Small Business Manufacturing Task Force

§ 632 - Definitions

§ 633 - Small Business Administration

§ 633a - Detailed justification for proposed changes in budget requests

§ 634 - General powers

§ 634a - Office of Advocacy within Small Business Administration; Chief Counsel for Advocacy

§ 634b - Primary functions of Office of Advocacy

§ 634c - Additional duties of Office of Advocacy

§ 634d - Staff and powers of Office of Advocacy

§ 634e - Assistance of Government agencies

§ 634f - Reports

§ 634g - Budgetary line item and authorization of appropriations

§ 635 - Deposit of moneys; depositaries, custodians, and fiscal agents; contributions to employees’ compensation funds

§ 636 - Additional powers

§ 636a - Repealed.

§ 636b - Disaster loan interest rates

§ 636c - Age of applicant for disaster loans

§ 636d - Disaster aid to major sources of employment

§ 636e - Definitions

§ 636f - Coordination of efforts between the Administrator and the Internal Revenue Service to expedite loan processing

§ 636g - Development and implementation of major disaster response plan

§ 636h - Disaster planning responsibilities

§ 636i - Small business bonding threshold

§ 636j - Expedited disaster assistance loan program

§ 636k - Reports on disaster assistance

§ 637 - Additional powers

§ 637a - Repealed.

§ 637b - Availability of information

§ 637c - Definitions

§ 637d - Subcontracting plan reports

§ 638 - Research and development

§ 638a - GAO study with respect to venture capital operating company, hedge fund, and private equity firm involvement

§ 638b - Reducing vulnerability of SBIR and STTR programs to fraud, waste, and abuse

§ 639 - Reporting requirements and agency cooperation

§ 639a - Review of loan program; submission of estimated needs for additional authorization

§ 640 - Voluntary agreements among small-business concerns

§ 641 - Transfer to Administration of other functions, powers, and duties

§ 642 - Requirements for loans

§ 643 - Fair charge for use of Government-owned property

§ 644 - Awards or contracts

§ 644a - Small Business Procurement Advisory Council

§ 645 - Offenses and penalties

§ 645a - Annual report on suspensions and debarments proposed by Small Business Administration

§ 646 - Liens

§ 647 - Duplication of activities of other Federal departments or agencies

§ 648 - Small business development center program authorization

§ 648a - Repealed.

§ 648b - Grants for SBDCs

§ 649 - Office of International Trade

§ 649a - Omitted

§ 649b - Grants, contracts and cooperative agreements for international marketing programs

§ 649c - Authorization of appropriations

§ 649d - Central information clearinghouse

§ 650 - Supervisory and enforcement authority for small business lending companies

U.S. Code: Title 31 - MONEY AND FINANCE
Statutes at Large
Presidential Documents

Executive Order ... 12372

Title 14 published on 2014-01-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 14 CFR 1204 after this date.

  • 2014-09-15; vol. 79 # 178 - Monday, September 15, 2014
    1. 79 FR 54902 - NASA Protective Services Enforcement
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      Final rule.
      Effective Date: September 15, 2014.
      14 CFR Part 1204