The procurements described in this forecast are expected to be solicited in accordance with the estimated timeframe listed in the table. All projected procurements are subject to revision or cancellation. Final decision regarding the extent of competition, potential set-asides, estimated value, or any aspect of the procurement action is not made until each procurement is initiated. This forecast data is for planning purposes only. It does not represent a solicitation, invitation for bid or request for proposal nor is it a committment by the Government to purchase the described commodities and services.
Public Law 100-656, the Business Opportunity Development Reform Act of 1988 amended the Small Business Act to place new emphasis on acquisition planning. The law requires agencies to compile and make available projections of contracting opportunities that small and small disadvantaged firms may be able to perform.