DGS Adoption of Small Business Regulations Revisions

The Department of General Services, Procurement Division, Office of Small Business & Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise Services (OSDS) has revised California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 2, Division 2, Chapter 3, Subchapter 8, Office of Small Business Procurement and Contracts, Sections 1896 – 1896.22, also known as the Small Business (SB) regulations. The regulations incorporated legislation chaptered between 2005 through 2015, deleted obsolete terms, and reconciled, where applicable, the SB regulations with the Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise regulations. Periods for public input occurred between Jun. 17 and Aug. 1, 2016, and between Nov. 10 and Nov. 28, 2016, and a public hearing was conducted on Aug. 1, 2016. The proposed regulations became effective on Jan. 23, 2017.


The newly amended Small Business regulations are available at this address:



All documentation pertinent to this adoption, including the Final Statement of Reasons, will also be available at this site for at least six months following the official effective date, as the Administrative Procedure Act requires.


Direct questions or any inquiries to:


DGS – Procurement Division

Office of Small Business & DVBE Services Attention:  Regulations Coordinator


707 Third Street, 1st Floor, Room 1-400 West Sacramento, CA 95605

Fax:  (916) 375-4950

or                  SBRegulations@dgs.ca.gov



If you have questions regarding this notification, please contact:


Ellery Kuhn OSDS

(916) 375-4589




The original document can be found at the following link: http://www.documents.dgs.ca.gov/pd/delegations/broadcastbulletins/2017/pac020817_P-08-17.pdf