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SA 270. Mr. ENZI submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by him to the bill S. 493, to reauthorize and improve the SBIR and STTR programs, and for other purposes; which was ordered to lie on the table; as follows:

At the end, add the following:

SEC. __X. TEAMING ARRANGEMENTS AND AGENCY CONTRACTING GOALS.
Section 15(g) of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 644(g)) is amended by adding at the end the following:
"(3) TEAMING ARRANGEMENTS AND AGENCY CONTRACTING GOALS.--
"(A) DEFINITIONS.--In this paragraph--
"(i) the term `covered small business concern' means--
"(I) a small business concern owned and controlled by service-disabled veterans;
"(II) a small business concern owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals, as defined in section 8(d)(3)(C);
"(III) a small business concern owned and controlled by women, as defined in section 8(d)(3)(D); or
"(IV) a qualified HUBZone small business concern; and
"(ii) the term `teaming arrangement entity' means a prime contractor under a contractor team arrangement, as defined in section 9.601 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation, as in effect on October 1, 2009.
"(B) CONTRACTING GOALS.--If a covered small business concern performs the obligations of a teaming arrangement entity under a contract between the teaming arrangement entity and a Federal agency, the head of the Federal agency may deem the contract to be a contract awarded to the covered small business concern for purposes of determining whether the Federal agency has met the goals established by the head of the Federal agency under paragraph (2).".


(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Mar 30, 2011.)