The bill grants government contracting officers the
authority to grant sole source contracts to women owned
businesses under the following circumstances.
The business musrt be determined to be a responsible
contractor with respect to performance of the contract.
There is no reasonable expectation that 2 or more businesses
meeting the requirements will submit an offer.
determined to be a
The contract award price will not exceed $6,500,000 (for
manufacturing) or $4,000,000 (for other types).
The contracting officer is certain that the contract can be
awarded for a fair and reasonable price.