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Jul 28 2023    Next issue: Aug 11 2023

SBA’s 64 new rules by Dec. 31

      The Small Business Administration announced 64 regulations in the works for the remainder of calendar 2023, of which nearly half are related to the pandemic-era Paycheck Protection Program forgiveable loans to small businesses. Many of the other rulemakings affect small business federal contracting.

      The SBA’s list includes two Prerule regulations, 15 Proposed Rules and 47 Final Rules, of which 30 are PPP-related.

      The SBA’s list appears on the Office of Management and Budget’s Spring 2023 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions posted online on June 14. Here are highlights from SBA’s list:

Coming in June 2023 (Released on July 20):

  • Final Rule for Adjustment of Monetary-Based Size Standards, along with inflation adjustments for disadvantage thresholds and 8(a) eligibility;

Coming in July 2023:

Coming in August 2023:

Coming in September 2023:

Coming in November 2023:

Coming in December 2023:

More information:
Unified Agenda:

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Inside this edition:

Small biz federal procurement reached $162.9B in FY22: SBA

Judge hits 8(a) eligibility

4Q rush to spend $217B

SBA’s 64 new rules by Dec. 31

House NDAA cuts diversity programs

House panel OKs GOP bills

CIO-SP3 until April 29, 2024

Polaris RFP update

Column: Federal Court Prohibits SBA’s Use of Rebuttable Presumption for 8(a) Program

Washington Insider:

  • GSA’s new search tool for Native small biz
  • NASA regs comments by Aug. 14
  • Inflation adjustments for sizes & thresholds

Clarification on debt default

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