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set-aside

noun Money (a set-aside) taken out of the budget for a specific purpose (e.g., to fund a congressionally mandated program).
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Homeland Security EAGLE II: Small, 8(a), HUBZone, SDV set-aside.
A contrary theory holds that old-fashioned prejudice, glass ceilings, and corporate inflexibility--the nexus of oppression--do more to stimulate minority and female entrepreneurship than all the set-asides combined.
Pena alone has succeeded at gradually dismantling federal set-asides.
Indeed, the very principle of set-asides is under attack in Turner v.
In ruling on two bid protests, GAO declared that HUBZone companies were first in line for set-asides because the law creating the HUBZone program says a contract "shall" be set-aside if two or more HUBZone companies are ready and willing to do the work at a fair price.
who led the fight to end the set-aside program, said it gives women and minorities a clear preference that violates the constitutional guarantee of equal protection of the law.
George LaNoue, a professor at University of Maryland at Baltimore who studies affirmative action law, says that the DOD's abandonment of its set-aside policy has potential ramifications for all federal set-aside programs.
Others, such as Fred Dual, say the need for set-asides is as great or greater today than ever before.
In overruling SBA's objections, GAO expanded on its decision last year that HUBZone firms are first in line for set-aside contracts.
In jettisoning set-asides, the administration ends the type of affirmative action programs that officials say are most difficult to defend and most resemble quotas, which Clinton has said he opposes.
Supreme Court rules that federal set-asides for minority companies are unconstitutional?
Since Medicare now provides coverage for prescriptions through its Part D program, our workers' compensation customers need to address both medical costs and prescription drug costs when determining Medicare set-asides.