The Department of Defense is proposing a major overhaul of the regulations governing its “pilot” mentor-protege program for small businesses.
The proposed rule, which was published in the Federal Register on September 23, 2016, makes a number of important changes, including adding new eligibility criteria, placing limits on the amount of time a protege can participate in the program, adding new required elements to mentor-protege agreements, and much more.
The DoD’s proposed rule responds to the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act, which called for the DoD to amend its mentor-protege program. The proposed rule makes a number of important changes.
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