The "8(a) Program" for Small Businesses Owned and Controlled by the Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: Legal Requirements and Issues

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This report provides a brief history of the 8(a) Program, summarizes key requirements, and discusses legal challenges alleging that the program's presumption that members of certain racial and ethnic groups are socially disadvantaged violates the constitutional guarantee of equal protection.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: October 12, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Manuel, Kate M.

Legislative Attorney

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Luckey, John R.

Legislative Attorney

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: October 12, 2012
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United States
Description:

This report provides a brief history of the 8(a) Program, summarizes key requirements, and discusses legal challenges alleging that the program's presumption that members of certain racial and ethnic groups are socially disadvantaged violates the constitutional guarantee of equal protection.

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33 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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