DoD Small Business Programs (SBP)
|Publication Date:||31 August 2018|
In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5134.01 (Reference (a)), this instruction:
a. Reissues DoD Directive (DoDD) 4205.01 (Reference (b)) as a DoD instruction.
b. Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides procedures for DoD small business programs (SBP), as defined in the Glossary, pursuant to sections 631-657s of Title 15, United States Code (U.S.C.) (Reference (c)), also known as and referred to in this instruction as the "Small Business Act," and section 1544 of Title 25, U.S.C. (Reference (d)).
a. This instruction:
(1) Applies to OSD, the Military Departments, 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 within the DoD that award or administer contracts, cooperative agreements, and grants (referred to collectively in this instruction as the "DoD Components").
(2) Does not apply to matters relating to contracts for goods and services funded solely by non-appropriated funds.
b. Nothing in this instruction will be construed to infringe on the Inspector General of the Department of Defense's statutory independence and authority as articulated in Title 5, U.S.C. Appendix (also known as "the Inspector General Act of 1978" (Reference (e))).