OMB Efforts to Repeal the Rule of Two: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on SBA and SBIC Authority, Minority Enterprise, and General Small Business Problems of the Committee on Small Business, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, Second Session, Washington, DC, June 5 and 18, 1986

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Page 164 - It is the declared policy of the Congress that the Government should aid, counsel, assist, and protect insofar as is possible the interests of small business concerns in order to preserve free competitive enterprise...
Page 5 - President and to the Committees on the Judiciary of the Senate and House of Representatives, the Select Committee on Small Business of the Senate, and the Committee on Small Business of the House of Representatives.
Page 106 - ... where there is a reasonable expectation that bids or proposals will be obtained from a sufficient number of responsible small business concerns so that awards will be made at reasonable prices. Total set-asides shall not be made unless such a reasonable expectation exists; however, in the absence of such expectation, a partial set-aside shall be considered pursuant to 1-1.706-6.
Page 423 - Be able to comply with the required or proposed delivery or performance schedule, taking into consideration all existing business commitments, commercial as well as governmental...
Page 5 - ... (1) the establishment of differing compliance or reporting requirements or timetables that take into account the resources available to small entities...
Page 298 - In the Interest of maintaining or mobilizing the Nation's full productive capacity, (2) to be In the Interest of war or national defense programs, (3) to be In the Interest of assuring that a fair proportion of the total purchases and contracts for property and services for the Government are placed with small business concerns...
Page 106 - ... shall be set aside for exclusive small business participation if the contracting officer determines that there is a reasonable expectation that...
Page 165 - Administration and the contracting procurement or disposal agency (1) to be in the interest of maintaining or mobilizing the Nation's full productive capacity, (2) to be in the interest of war or national defense programs, (3) to be in the interest of assuring that a fair proportion of the total purchases and contracts for property and services for the Government...
Page 5 - ... (b) Sections 603 and 604 of this title shall not apply to any proposed or final rule if the head of the agency certifies that the rule will not, if promulgated, have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities. If the head of the agency makes a certification under the preceding sentence, the agency shall publish such certification in the Federal Register at the time of publication of general notice of proposed rulemaking for the rule or at the time of publication of...
Page 20 - ... a reasonable expectation that offers will be obtained from at least two responsible small business concerns offering the products of different small businesses and that awards will be made at reasonable prices.

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