Women Owned Small Business Regulations Update

By: Christine V. Williams on 03/04/2016

Women Owned Small Business Contracting Program with the designated NAICS Codes thatqualify for WOSBs were announced in the federal register today. Effective today. A link is established for reference.

In order to carry out the Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Program (WOSB Program), the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was required by section 825 of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2015 to conduct a new study identifying the industries in which women-owned small businesses are underrepresented in Federal contracting and to report to Congress on the results of that study by January 2, 2016.

In accordance with this statutory mandate, the SBA has provided this report to Congress and with this notice, notifies the public of the results of this study and identifies the industries designated by SBA as eligible for the WOSB Program.

DATES: This notice is effective March 3, 2016. The designations of industries contained in this notice apply to all solicitations issued on or after the effective date.

If you have any further questions, please contact Christine Williams.