38 U.S. Code § 8127 - Small business concerns owned and controlled by veterans: contracting goals and preferences
Pub. L. 114–315, title V, § 501, Dec. 16, 2016, 130 Stat. 1566, provided that, effective on the date that is 180 days after Dec. 16, 2016 and applicable with respect to contracts awarded on or after Dec. 16, 2016, subsection (h) of this section is amended—
(1) in paragraph (2), by amending subparagraph (C) to read as follows:
“(C) The date that—
“(i) in the case of a surviving spouse of a veteran with a service-connected disability rated as 100 percent disabling or who dies as a result of a service-connected disability, is 10 years after the date of the veteran’s death; or
“(ii) in the case of a surviving spouse of a veteran with a service-connected disability rated as less than 100 percent disabling who does not die as a result of a service-connected disability, is 3 years after the date of the veteran’s death.”
(2) in paragraph (3), by striking “rated as” and all that follows through “disability.” and inserting a period.
See 2016 Amendment notes below.
The Small Business Act, referred to in subsec. (j)(2), is Pub. L. 85–536, § 2(1 et seq.), July 18, 1958, 72 Stat. 384, which is classified generally to chapter 14A (§ 631 et seq.) of Title 15, Commerce and Trade. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 631 of Title 15 and Tables.
2016—Subsec. (h)(2)(C). Pub. L. 114–315, § 501(a)(2), amended subpar. (C) generally. Prior to amendment, subpar. (C) read as follows: “The date that is ten years after the date of the veteran’s death.”
Subsec. (h)(3). Pub. L. 114–315, § 501(a)(1), substituted period for “rated as 100 percent disabling or who dies as a result of a service-connected disability.”
2012—Subsec. (g). Pub. L. 112–154 designated existing provisions as par. (1), inserted “willfully and intentionally” before “misrepresented”, substituted “a period of not less than five years” for “a reasonable period of time, as determined by the Secretary”, and added pars. (2) and (3).
2010—Subsec. (f)(2). Pub. L. 111–275, § 104(b)(1)(A), designated existing provisions as subpar. (A), inserted at end of subpar. (A) “Application for inclusion in the database shall constitute permission under section 552a of title 5 (commonly referred to as the Privacy Act) for the Secretary to access such personal information maintained by the Secretary as may be necessary to verify the information contained in the application.”, and added subpar. (B).
Subsec. (f)(4). Pub. L. 111–275, § 104(b)(1)(B), added par. (4) and struck out former par. (4) which read as follows: “In maintaining the database, the Secretary shall carry out at least the following two verification functions:
“(A) Verification that each small business concern listed in the database is owned and controlled by veterans.
“(B) In the case of a veteran who indicates a service-connected disability, verification of the service-disabled status of such veteran.”
2008—Subsecs. (j) to (l). Pub. L. 110–389 added subsec. (j) and redesignated former subsecs. (j) and (k) as (k) and (l), respectively.
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