As prescribed in 19.811-3(d), insert the following clause:

Notification of Competition Limited to Eligible 8(a) Participants (MAR 2020)

(a) Offers are solicited only from small business concerns expressly certified by the Small Business Administration (SBA) for participation in the SBA's 8(a) Program and which meet the following criteria at the time of submission of offer—

(1) The Offeror is in conformance with the 8(a) support limitation set forth in its approved business plan; and

(2) The Offeror is in conformance with the Business Activity Targets set forth in its approved business plan or any remedial action directed by the SBA.

(b) By submission of its offer, the Offeror represents that it meets all of the criteria set forth in paragraph (a) of this clause.

(c) Any award resulting from this solicitation will be made to the Small Business Administration, which will subcontract performance to the successful 8(a) offeror selected through the evaluation criteria set forth in this solicitation.

(d) The __________ [insert name of SBA's contractor] shall notify the __________ [insert name of contracting agency] Contracting Officer in writing immediately upon entering an agreement (either oral or written) to transfer all or part of its stock.

(End of clause)

Alternate I (JAN 2017). If the competition is to be limited to 8(a) participants within one or more specific SBA regions or districts, add the following paragraph (a)(3) to paragraph (a) of the clause:

(3) The offeror's approved business plan is on the file and serviced by _____* _____ (*Contracting Officer completes by inserting the appropriate SBA District and/or Regional Office(s) as identified by the SBA).

[54 FR 46009, Oct. 31, 1989; 54 FR 48105, Nov. 21, 1989, as amended at 55 FR 3889, Feb. 5, 1990; 55 FR 25532, June 21, 1990; 55 FR 38518, Sept. 18, 1990; 60 FR 48267, Sept. 18, 1995; 61 FR 39209, July 26, 1996; 61 FR 67422, Dec. 20, 1996; 62 FR 238, Jan. 2, 1997; 62 FR 12720, Mar. 17, 1997; 64 FR 32745, June 17, 1999; 64 FR 51850, Sept. 24, 1999; 68 FR 28085, May 22, 2003; 70 FR 18959, Apr. 11, 2005; 82 FR 4731, Jan. 13, 2017; 85 FR 11771, Feb. 27, 2020]

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