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FAR 10 instructs federal contracting officers to “On an ongoing basis, take advantage (to the maximum extent practicable) of commercially available market research methods in order to effectively identify the capabilities of small businesses and new entrants into federal contracting, that are available in the marketplace for meeting the requirements of the agency…”
(FAR – Federal Acquisition Regulations)
FAR 19.7 requires large Federal Prime Contractors to include a Small Business Subcontractors Plan as part of the bid package for most projects over $700,000 ($5.15 million for construction) that contain subcontracting opportunities.