Title: Small Business Act

Languages: English

Type: Document

Published: January 1, 2014

Region: North America

Country: United States

Topics: SMEs

Keywords: Legal Framework


Document Details:


Small Business Act of 18 July 1958 (Public Law 85-536, as amended on 17 January 2014)


The Small Business Act of 1958 was passed for the benefit of small business concerns. According to the Act the federal government must award 5% of its prime and subcontract dollars to women-owned small businesses. For more information on this aspect see Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Program - Contracting Officer's Guide to the WPSB Program


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