SBA Proposes Regulation Stopping WOSB Self-Certification

June 1, 2019

According to, the Small Business Administration (SBA) is proposing to amend its regulations to implement a statutory requirement to certify Women-Owned Small Business Concerns (WOSB) and Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business Concerns (EDWOSB) participating in the Women-Owned Small Business Contract Program.

Over the past few years, Congress and GAO have requested the SBA eliminate the Woman-Owned Small Business program participant self-certification to be more compliant with Congress’ 2015 National Defense Authorization Act.

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