The Supreme Court ruling in Kingdomware case is a huge boon to VOSB’s ans SDVOSB’s. This decision reminds the federal contracting world that wording does matter. The court concluded that “shall” means mandatory when Congress includes it in law and applies to all VA procurements – including GSA Schedule orders.
Articles and references:
- Supreme Court decision
- Piliero Mazza blog
- SmallGovCon Week In Review: Kingdomware Edition several more articles on the impact of this decision.
- Set-Aside Alert article