Public Comments Due January 12
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration is seeking public comments on a proposed rule that would revise the small business size standards for businesses in three North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) sectors to increase small business eligibility for SBA’s loan and contracting programs.
Comments may be submitted on this proposed rule on or before Jan. 12, 2021 at www.regulations.gov, using the following RIN number: RIN 3245-AG91. You may also comment by mail to Khem R. Sharma, Chief, Size Standards Division, 409 3rd Street SW, Mail Code 6530, Washington, D.C., 20416.
The NAICS sectors reviewed in the proposed rule are: Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; Management of Companies and Enterprises; and Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services. SBA proposes to increase size standards for 46 industries in those sectors. The following table includes the number of industries reviewed and the number of industries with proposed increases in size standards by NAICS sector.