NDAA Gives Women More Contracting Opportunities

Law360, New York (January 24, 2013, 7:22 PM EST) -- The 2013 defense authorization bill lifted a restriction that kept women-owned businesses out of the running for large set-aside contracts, a change that could help female entrepreneurs land more government work by teaming up with experienced contractors.

The 2013 National Defense Authorization Act changed the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Program by lifting the maximum award price of contracts set aside for women-owned small businesses, or WOSB, and economically disadvantaged women-owned small businesses, or EDWOSB. Under the previous version of the law,...
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