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(Revised February 24, 2012)

                      

PGI 219.7—THE SMALL BUSINESS SUBCONTRACTING PROGRAM
(See DFARS 219.7, DFARS/PGI view)

 

PGI 219.702  Statutory requirements

 

      (i)  The test program—

 

              (A)  Will be conducted—

 

                     (1)  In accordance with the DoD test plan, “Test Program for Negotiation of Comprehensive Small Business Subcontracting Plans”; and

 

                     (2)  By the military departments and defense agencies through specifically designated contracting activities; and

 

              (B)  Permits contractors selected for participation in the test program by the designated contracting activities to—

 

                     (1)  Negotiate plant, division, or company-wide comprehensive subcontracting plans instead of individual contract subcontracting plans; and

 

                     (2)  Use the comprehensive plans when performing any DoD contract or subcontract that requires a subcontracting plan.

 

      (ii)  During the test period, comprehensive subcontracting plans will be—

 

              (A)  Negotiated on an annual basis by the designated contracting activities;

 

              (B)  Incorporated by the contractors' cognizant contract administration activity into all of the participating contractors' active DoD contracts that require a plan; and

 

              (C)  Accepted for use by contractors participating in the test, whether performing at the prime or subcontract level.