AO63 - Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking - VA Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB) Verification Guidelines

Docket ID: VA-2013-VACO-0004
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
The Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) is currently reviewing its regulations governing the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB) Verification Program. OSDBU intends to improve the regulations to provide greater clarity, to streamline the program, and to encourage more VOSBs to apply for verification. By issuing this notice of proposed rulemaking, OSDBU seeks comments on how best to approach this undertaking. Although OSDBU identified specific issues for discussion below, it encourages commenters to discuss any issue related to improving these specific regulations and the program.
RIN: 2900-AO63
Impacts and Effects: Small Entities (Business)
CFR Citation: 38 CFR 74
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Spring 2016
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: Not Yet Determined
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: Business
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
ANPRM05/13/201378 FR 27882
ANPRM Correction06/19/201378 FR 36715
ANPRM Comment Period End07/12/2013
NPRM11/06/201580 FR 68795
NPRM Comment Period End01/05/2016
Final Rule09/00/2016
Docket Details open glossary dialog  
Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Jan 05, 2016 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 11/06/2015
ID: VA-2013-VACO-0004-0041
Comment Period Closed
Jul 12, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 06/19/2013
ID: VA-2013-VACO-0004-0011
Comment Period Closed
Jul 12, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 05/13/2013
ID: VA-2013-VACO-0004-0001

Supporting Documents

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Comments Received*
Regulatory Timeline
Pre Rule
Current Stage
Proposed Rule
Current Stage
Final Rule
Current Stage
Agency Contact
Tom Leney
Executive Director
202 461-4300
Center for Veterans Enterprise (00VE), 810 Vermont Avenue NW.
Washington, DC 20420
Michelle Gardner-Ince
Director, Center for Veteran Enterprises (00VE)
202 303-3260, 5237
810 Vermont Avenue NW.
Washington, DC 20420
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