A comprehensive revision of the HUBZone program in order to streamline it and easy program eligibility requirements.
Addresses intentional misrepresentation of small business status to the government, and requires annual certification of size before being listed in the governmentwide System for Award Management.
Construction company size standard, including land subdivision, dredging and surface cleanup activities and other heavy and civil engineering construction activities.
Small Business Innovation Research Program changes to address ownership, control and affiliation regulations.
Subcontracting compliance to require prime contractors to represent that it will meet the subcontracting goals detailed in its plan when awarded the contract. The prime contractor also must notify the contracting officer within 90 days if they pay a lower price to the subcontractor for work than stated in the bid.
Francis Rose is the host of In Depth, which airs weekdays from 4-7 p.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, DC metro area and online everywhere. Francis has covered all three branches of the federal government as a broadcast journalist since 1998. He joined Federal News Radio in 2006 as the producer and news anchor of the station’s morning drive program, the Federal Drive. He launched In Depth in 2008 as a daily show focused on connecting federal executives to the information they need to do their jobs better.