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  • Main Title Small Business Size Standards: A Historical Analysis of Contemporary Issues


  • Author: Dilger, Robert Jay
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Senior Specialist in American National Government


  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.


  • Creation: 2012-10-04


  • English


  • Content Description: This report provides a historical examination of the Small Business Administration's (SBA) size standards, assesses competing views concerning how to define a small business, and discusses how various proposals to change the SBA's size standards -- including those adopted under the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 -- might affect program eligibility. It also discusses H.R. 585, the Small Business Size Standard Flexibility Act of 2011, which would authorize the SBA's Office of Chief Counsel for Advocacy to approve or disapprove a size standard proposed by a federal agency if it deviates from the SBA's size standards.
  • Physical Description: 38 pages.


  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Business
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Small business
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Government and business

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  • Place Name: United States


  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report


  • Text


  • CRS Report Number: R40860
  • Accession or Local Control No: R40860_2012Oct04
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc122193