Agencies should get used to justifying many sole-source contracts that they award to small business.
Regulatory officials announced the revision to the Federal Acquisition Regulation on April 18. It requires an agency to make public the justification for an 8(a) small business sole-source contract prior to awarding it. The justification is required for awards worth more than $20 million, according to a Federal Register notice published on April 18.
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