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

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Title

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

Creator

  • Author: Manuel, Kate M.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Legislative Attorney
  • Author: Luckey, John R.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Legislative Attorney

Publisher

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

Date

  • Creation: 2012-10-12

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content 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.
  • Physical Description: 33 pages.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Small business
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Business
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Minorities
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Minority business enterprises

Primary Source

  • Item is not a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: R40744
  • Accession or Local Control No: R40744_2012Oct12
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc227649