H.R. 6226 (111th): Small Business Fairness Act of 2010

111th Congress, 2009–2010. Text as of Sep 28, 2010 (Introduced).

Status & Summary | PDF | Source: GPO

I

111th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6226

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 28, 2010

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Small Business

A BILL

To amend the Small Business Act to permit agencies to count certain contracts toward contracting goals.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Small Business Fairness Act of 2010.

2.

Teaming arrangements and agency contracting goals

Section 15(g) of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 644(g)) is amended by adding at the end the following:

(3)

Teaming arrangements and agency contracting goals

(A)

In general

In the case of a contract between a Federal agency and a small business teaming arrangement entity, to the extent that the obligations of the teaming arrangement entity under the contract are performed, pursuant to the terms of the contractor team arrangement, by a covered small business concern, the agency may count that contract toward meeting the contracting goals established with respect to such a covered small business concern under paragraph (2).

(B)

Definitions

In this paragraph:

(i)

The term teaming arrangement entity means a prime contractor under a contractor team arrangement (as such term is defined in section 9.601 and 9.602 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (48 C.F.R. 9.601–602, as in effect on October 1, 2009)).

(ii)

The term covered small business concern means—

(I)

a small business concern owned and controlled by service-disabled veterans;

(II)

a small business concern owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals; or

(III)

a small business concern owned and controlled by women; or

(IV)

a qualified HUBZone small business concern, including—

(aa)

Alaska Native Corporation; and

(bb)

a small business concern that is wholly owned by one or more Indian tribal governments.

.