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					VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESS
               Presented by:


        Florida Procurement
     Technical Assistance Center
               Program


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VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESS
                    Contact
               PTAC Fort Myers, FL
                   Dan Telep
                  239-745-3708
                dtelep@fgcu.edu


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VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESS

Veterans Entrepreneurship and Small
 Business Development Act of 1999
Websites:
  • www.sba.gov/vets
  • www.sba.gov/VETS/guidelines/vets_
    guidelines.html

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VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESS
 PURPOSE
      • Expand existing and establish new
        assistance programs for veterans who
        own and operate small business firms
      • Establish new institutions to provide SB
        assistance to veterans
                – Support institutions that provide such
                  assistance
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VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESS
 PURPOSE (continued)
     • Provide business counseling and training to
       any small business concern adversely affected
       by deployment of units of the Armed Forces in
       support of military conflict
     • Recognize that many veterans and/or
       reservists have been negatively impacted by
       numerous military deployments over past 10
       years
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VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESS
 Veterans Benefits Act of 2003

     PURPOSE
       • Establish a Procurement Program for
         Small Business Concerns Owned and
         Controlled by Service Connected
         Disabled Veterans
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VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESS
DEFINITIONS – SERVICE CONNECTED
 DISABLED VETERAN
  • Service connected disabled veteran
        –The disability was incurred or
         aggravated, or that death resulted from a
         disability incurred or aggravated in the
         line of duty (Title 38, U.S.C.)
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VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESS
DEFINITION – SERVICE CONNECTED
 DISABLED VETERAN (continued)
 • Small Business Concern owned and controlled
   by a service disabled veteran
       – 51% or more owned, operated and managed by one or
         more service connected disabled veterans
       – In the case of a veteran with permanent and severe
         disability, the daily operations and management are
         performed by the spouse or permanent caregiver
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VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESS
 DEFINITION – VETERAN OWNED
   BUSINESS
     • Small Business Concern owned and
       controlled by a VETERAN
               –51% or more owned, operated and
                managed by one or more veterans
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VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESS
 PROCESS – Service Connected
  Disabled Owned Veteran
     • Proof of veteran status
     • Currently self certification for
          Government
     • Prime Contractors require copy of DD
          Form 214 and Depart of Veteran Affairs
          letter establishing disability. No
          specific % required can be 0%
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VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESS
  SERVICE CONNECTED DISABLED
      OWNED VETERAN SET-ASIDE OVER
      $100,000
        • Reasonable expectation that at least TWO
          responsible SDVO SBC’s will submit offers; and
        • Award can be made at a fair market price

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VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESS
  A CO may award a SOLE SOURCE contract to a
      SCDVO small business if:
 •    Determines that none of the SCDVO SBC set-
      aside exemptions or provisions apply
 •    Anticipated award price of the contract,
      including options will not exceed:
        • $5.0M for manufacturing requirements


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VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESS
  Continued
       • $3.0M for all other requirements
       • ScDVO small business is a responsible
         contractor able to perform the contract
       • Award can be made at a fair and
         reasonable price.


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VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESS
        GOALS - SCDVO
       • 3% of government dollars to be awarded
         to service connected disabled veteran-
         owned businesses
       • 3% minimum goal in large Prime
         subcontracting plan for each contract
         over $500,000
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VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESS
       GOALS – Veteran (Continued)
       • Goals not established for veteran
         owned business
       • Prime contractors must show % of
         dollars


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VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESS
ADVANTAGES – Service Connected
 Disabled Veteran and Veteran-Owned
 Businesses
 • More opportunities to quote for both
   government and primes
 • More opportunities to establish
   relationship with primes
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VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESS
  GETTING STARTED–
          Obtain Duns No. for CCR form
          (1-866-705-5711)
         Register on CCR - www.ccr.gov
         Register on ORCA – www.bpn.gov
         Register as veteran owned business –
          www.vetbiz.gov
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VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESS
Procurement Technical Assistance
 Center Program
 • Florida locations
        - www.fptac.org
 • National locations
        - www.aptac-us.org



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VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESS
 Small Business Development Centers
     - www.sba/sbdc/
 Defense Economic Transition
  Assistance Centers
 Small Business Specialists (also known
  as Small Business Utilization
  Specialists)
 Internet
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VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESS
     CENTER FOR VETERANS ENTERPRISE (00VE)
      Mailing Address:
      Center for Veterans Enterprise (00VE)
      U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
      810 Vermont Avenue, N.W.
      Washington, D.C. 20420
      Office Location:
      1722 I (Eye) Street, N.W., Upper Mezzanine
      Washington, DC
      FAX: 202.254.0238
      Phone; 866.584.2344
      Email: VACVE@mail.va.gov
      Web Portal: http://www.vetbiz.gov
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VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESS
   VETERANS BUSINESS OUTREACH PROGRAM
              Address - GCCC/SBDC/VBOC
              2500 Minnesota Avenue, Lynn Haven, FL 32444
              Point of Contact – Tony Zacchio
              Phone: 1-800-542-7232 or 850-271-1108
              Fax: 850-271-1109
              Email: vboc@knology.net
              Webpage: http://www.vboc.org
         States Covered: Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia,
         Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Kentucky

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VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESS
 TIPS
       • Review websites
               −www.fedbizopps.gov
               −www.fbodaily.com
               −www.va.gov/osdbu/busops.htm


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VETERAN OWNED BUSINESS
 TIPS – continued
       • Locate Markets
           www.acq.osd.mil/sadbu
               − Subcontracting Opportunities with DOD
                 Major Prime Contractors
               − Small Business Specialists
       • Find Sources of Assistance
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       KEYS TO SUCCESS




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