News Monthly Archives: August 2017

Disaster Response Registry in SAM

GSA reminds contractors about this important contracting platform The US General Services Adminstration (GSA) reminds all contractors that when national emergencies or disasters such as floods and hurricanes occur, supplies and services need to be procured and rushed to the … Continued

Work Done Outside of Contract Scope May Go Uncompensated

August 17, 2017 CORs Weren’t Authorized To Order Additional Work–So Contractor Goes Unpaid Source: SmallGovCon, Candace Shields, July 14, 2017 A contractor’s performance of extra work outside the scope of the contract may go uncompensated if a contractor does not … Continued

SBA Seeking Input on Reducing Regulations

Public comments sought regarding regulations to repeal, replace, or modify On August 15, 2017, the US Small Business Administration (SBA) released a request for information (“RFI”) seeking input from the public as to which SBA regulations should be repealed, replaced, … Continued

8(a) Eligibility Concerns Raised for Some Accepted Firms

August 10, 2017 Recent SBA OIG Report Reveals Continuing Concerns With 8(a) Approvals Source: SmallGovCon, Matthew Schoonover, July 19, 2017 To be eligible to participate in the 8(a) Business Development Program, an applicant firm must be a small business that … Continued