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Start Preamble Start Printed Page 40362 AGENCY: U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). ACTION: Semiannual regulatory agenda. SUMMARY: This Regulatory Agenda is a semiannual summary of current and projected regulatory and deregulatory actions and completed actions of the Small Business Administration (SBA). SBA expects that this summary information will enable … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: U.S. Small Business Administration. ACTION: Request for information. SUMMARY: The Small Business Administration (SBA or Agency) is seeking input from the public on identifying which of the Agency's regulations should be repealed, replaced or modified because they are obsolete, unnecessary, ineffective, or burdensome. This process of … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 18253 AGENCY: U.S. Small Business Administration. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) proposes to amend its small business size regulations to incorporate the U.S. Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) revision for 2017, identified … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: U.S. Small Business Administration. ACTION: Proposed rule. Start Printed Page 91050 SUMMARY: The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) proposes to increase the Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) licensing and examination fees. The Small Business Investment Act of 1958, as amended, allows SBA to collect licensing and … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 83718 AGENCY: Small Business Administration. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking. SUMMARY: The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is seeking comments on this Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) regarding the Women's Business Center (WBC) Program. An Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) was published on … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: U.S. Small Business Administration. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is proposing to amend the rules of practice of its Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) to implement Section 869 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016. This legislation … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 69012 AGENCY: U.S. Small Business Administration. ACTION: Proposed rule; notice of public webinar. SUMMARY: The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announces that it is holding a public webinar regarding its Early Stage Small Business Investment Companies proposed rule, which was published on September 19, … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: U.S. Small Business Administration. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA or Agency) seeks comments on a proposed amendment to its regulations governing the small business timber set-aside program (hereafter referred to as the “timber program”) so that appraisals on small business set-aside … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 64075 AGENCY: U.S. Small Business Administration. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking. SUMMARY: In this proposed rule, SBA is making changes to its Early Stage Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) initiative, which was launched in 2012 as a 5-year effort as part of President Obama's … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background Information II. Summary of Proposed Business Loan Program Changes A. Surety Bond Guarantee Program B. 7(a) and 504 Loan Programs and Microloan Program III. Section by Section Analysis Compliance With Executive Orders … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: General Specific SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (SBA) Proposed Rule Stage 244. Small Business Development Center Program Revisions 245. Miscellaneous Amendments to Surety Bond, 7(A), and 504 Regulations 246. Immediate, Expedited, and Private Disaster Assistance Loan Programs 247. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Changes Made as a Result of the RISE Act Technical Corrections Compliance with Executive Orders 12866, 12988, 13132, and 13563 and the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Ch. 35) and the Regulatory Flexibility Act … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background Information II. Section by Section Analysis “Fund-Identified Impact Investment,” “Impact Investment,” and “SBA-Identified Impact Investment” “Impact SBIC” Compliance With Executive Orders 12866, 12988, 13132, 13563, the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Ch. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background II. Comments Requested DATES: Back to Top Comments must be submitted on or before March 15, 2016. ADDRESSES: Back to Top You may submit comments, identified by RIN 3245-AG76, by any of … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Third Party Certification Certification by States and Other Federal Agencies SBA Certification Program DATES: Back to Top Comments must be received on or before February 16, 2016. ADDRESSES: Back to Top You may submit … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: General Specific SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (SBA) Prerule Stage 383. Immediate, Expedited, and Private Disaster Assistance Loan Programs 384. • Women-Owned Small Business and Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business—Certification SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (SBA) Proposed Rule Stage 385. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background Immediate Disaster Assistance Program (IDAP) Expedited Disaster Assistance Program (EDAP) Private Disaster Assistance Program (PDAP) II. Comments Requested IDAP Specific Issues EDAP Specific Issues PDAP Specific Issues DATES: Back to Top Comments … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Executive Order 12866 Regulatory Impact Analysis 1. Is there a need for the regulatory action? 2. What are the potential benefits and costs of this regulatory action? 3. What are the alternatives to this … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Passive Businesses Section 107.720Small Businesses That May Be Ineligible for Financing Section 107.610Required Certifications for Loans and Investments B. Technical Changes to Regulations Section 107.50Definition of Terms Section 107.210Minimum Capital Requirements for Licensees … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background A. 7(a) Loan Program B. Business Disaster Loan Programs C. Microloan Program D. 504 Loan Program E. SBG Program II. Summary of Proposed Program Changes A. Business Loan Programs and Affiliation B. … [read more]

Full text SUMMARY: This Regulatory Agenda is a semiannual summary of all current and projected rulemakings and completed actions of the Small Business Administration (SBA). SBA expects that this summary information will enable the public to be more aware of, and effectively participate in, SBA's regulatory activity. SBA invites … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background II. Section-by-Section Analysis A. Sole Source Authority B. Time Period for Study C. Other III. Compliance With Executive Orders 12866, 12988, 13132, 13563, the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Ch. 35), and … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background DATES: Back to Top Comments must be received by June 22, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top You may submit comments, identified by RIN 3245-AG02 by one of the following methods: (1) Federal … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Discussion of Proposed Changes II. Section-By-Section Analysis Executive Order 12866 Executive Order 13563 Executive Order 12988 Executive Order 13132 Paperwork Reduction Act, 44 U.S.C. Ch. 35 Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis List of Subjects … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top The comment period for the proposed rule published on February 5, 2015 is extended to May 6, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top You may submit comments, identified by RIN: 3245-AG24, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Statutory Authority B. Background C. Definitions D. General E. Applications F. Operating Requirements G. Notice of Awards/Cooperative Agreements H. Financial Requirements DATES: Back to Top Comments must be received by June 1, 2015. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Stewardship Contracting Questions Set-aside Sale Appraisal Point Questions Tables Back to Top Stewardship Timber/Service Sales Sold DATES: Back to Top Comments must be received on or before May 26, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background Information II. Market Gap III. Early Stage SBIC Program Structure DATES: Back to Top Comments must be received on or before May 18, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top You may submit comments, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DATES: Back to Top The comment period for the proposed rule published on December 29, 2014 (79 FR 77955) is extended through April 6, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top You may submit comments, identified by Docket … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background II. Proposed Changes Definition of Joint Venture (13 CFR 121.103(h)). HUBZone Joint Ventures (13 CFR 126.616) Joint Venture Certifications and Performance of Work Reports (13 CFR 125.8, 125.18, 126.616, 127.506) Tracking Joint … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Proposed Changes Pursuant to the National Defense Authorization Act of 2013 Affiliation Joint Ventures Calculation of Annual Receipts Recertification Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Programs Size Protests North American Industry … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Back to Top The comment period for the proposed rule published on October 16, 2014, at 79 FR 62060, is extended through February 14, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top You may submit comments, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 1. SBIR/STTR Data Rights 2. SBIR/STTR Phase III Policy DATES: Back to Top Comments must be received on or before January 6, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top You may submit comments, identified by RIN … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Correction of Errors DATES: Back to Top These corrections are effective October 20, 2014. Comments on the proposed rule published September 10, 2014 at 79 FR 53646, continue to be accepted until November 10, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background Information II. The Proposal A. In General B. Section-By-Section Analysis III. Comments Requested Compliance With Executive Orders 12866, 12988, 13132, and 13563, the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Ch. 35), and the … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Introduction Size Standards Methodology Industry Analysis Sources of Industry and Program Data Dominance in Field of Operation Selection of Size Standards Evaluation of Industry Structure Derivation of Size Standards Based on Industry Factors Derivation … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Size Standards Methodology Industry Analysis Sources of Industry and Program Data Dominance in Field of Operation Selection of Size Standards Evaluation of Industry Structure Derivation of Size Standards Based on Industry Factors Derivation of … [read more]

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