Legal Authorities Governing Federal Contracting and Subcontracting with Small Businesses

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Congress has generally broad authority to impose requirements upon the federal procurement process, or the process whereby agencies obtain goods and services from the private sector. One of the many ways in which Congress has exercised this authority is by enacting measures intended to promote contracting and subcontracting with "small businesses" by federal agencies.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: March 7, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Manuel, Kate M.

Legislative Attorney

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Lunder, Erika K.

Legislative Attorney

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: March 7, 2012
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Description:

Congress has generally broad authority to impose requirements upon the federal procurement process, or the process whereby agencies obtain goods and services from the private sector. One of the many ways in which Congress has exercised this authority is by enacting measures intended to promote contracting and subcontracting with "small businesses" by federal agencies.

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Congressional Research Service Reports
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