H.R.3223 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the Department of Veterans Affairs contracting goals and preferences for small business concerns owned and controlled by veterans.111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Buyer, Steve [R-IN-4] (Introduced 07/15/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||09/24/2009 Subcommittee Hearings Held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3223 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/15/2009)
Requires (under current law, allows) a contracting officer of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) award a contract to a small business concern owned and controlled by veterans using other than competitive procedures (often referred to as a sole source contract) in specified circumstances.
Prohibits using ownership and control by a veteran or veterans of more than one small business as grounds for disqualification from inclusion in an existing database of veteran-owned businesses.