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SBA RIN: 3245-AG86 Publication ID: Fall 2019 
Title: National Defense Authorization Acts of 2016 and 2017, RISE After Disaster Act of 2015, and Other Small Business Government Contracting Amendments 

Section 1811 of the of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2017, Public Law 114-328, December 23, 2016, (NDAA) of 2017 limits the scope of review of Procurement Center Representatives for certain Department of Defense procurements performed outside of the United States. Section 1821 of the NDAA of 2017 establishes that failure to act in good faith in providing timely subcontracting reports shall be considered a material breach of the contract. Section 863 of the NDAA for FY 2016, Public Law 114-92, November 25, 2015, establishes procedures for the publication of acquisition strategies if the acquisition involves consolidation or substantial bundling.  This rule also addresses changes requested by industry or other agencies, including those pertaining to exclusions from calculating compliance with the limitations on subcontracting, an agency’s ability to set aside orders under set-aside contracts, and a contracting officer’s authority to request reports on a prime contractor’s compliance with the limitations on subcontracting. Section 2108 of Public Law 114-88 provides agencies with double credit when they award to a local small business in a disaster area.

Agency: Small Business Administration(SBA)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Regulatory 
CFR Citation: 13 CFR 121    13 CFR 124    13 CFR 125    13 CFR 126    13 CFR 127    13 CFR 129   
Legal Authority: 15 U.S.C. 637(d)(17)    Pub. L. 114-328, sec. 1811, sec. 1821    Pub. L. 114-92, sec. 863    Pub. L. 114-88, sec. 2108   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Other  Statutory  sec. 1821 NDAA FY 2017.  09/19/2017 
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  12/04/2018  83 FR 62516   
NPRM Comment Period End  02/04/2019 
Final Action  11/00/2019 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes  Government Levels Affected: Federal, State 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses  Federalism: Yes 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: Yes 
Agency Contact:
Dr. Khem Raj Sharma
Chief, Office of Size Standards
Small Business Administration
409 Third Street SW,
Washington, DC 20416
Phone:202 205-7189
Fax:202 205-6390