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Justification and Approval Threshold for 8(a) Contracts changes

Huntsville Center Public Affairs
Published March 20, 2020

The Office of the Under Secretary of Defense-Acquisitions and Sustainment released a memo today regarding class justifications for procurements.

Effective immediately, for procurements valued at $100 million or less, contracting officers are not required to execute a justification and obtain approval for award of a sole source contract under the Small Business Administration’s 8(a) program.

You can read the memo here.

Office of Small Business Programs

Release no. 20-006