NPFC - DOD D 4205.1
DoD Small Business Programs
|Publication Date:||10 March 2009|
Reissues DoD Directive 4205.01 (Reference (a)) and renames the DoD program from the "Department of Defense Small Business and Small Disadvantaged Business Utilization Programs" to the "DoD Small Business Programs."
Updates policy and responsibilities, under section 2323 of title 10, United States Code (U.S.C.) (Reference (b)), sections 631-657f of title 15, U.S.C. (Reference (c)), and section 1544 of title 25, U.S.C. (Reference (d)), for implementing and managing the following statutory and regulatory requirements within the Department of Defense: small business, veteran-owned small business, Service-disabled veteran-owned small business, Historically Underutilized Business Zone small business, small disadvantaged business, women-owned small business, Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Institutions, DoD Pilot Mentor-Protégé Program, Indian Incentive Program, Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR), and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) (hereafter referred to collectively as Small Business Programs).
This Directive applies to OSD, the Military Departments (including the Reserve Components), the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities in the Department of Defense that award or administer contracts, cooperative agreements, and grants (hereafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components"). It does not apply to the awarding of contracts for goods and services funded solely by non-appropriated funds.