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acquired property. Participates with the Office of General Counsel in the preparation of delinquent loans for referral to the Department of Justice.

(c) Office of Financial Services. Prepares and coordinates financial assistance instructions. Coordinates the disaster loan program.

Determines eligibility of loan applicants on the basis of established criteria and previous rulings. Conducts research and recommends new or special financial assistance programs. Participates with the Office of Budget and the Office of Personnel on budget and personnel matters relating to the financial assistance program. Conducts special studies and prepares reports relating to the financial assistance program.

(1) Reports and Special Studies Division. Initiates studies and reviews reports of studies conducted by other organizational units concerning financial assistance operations. Prepares special reports relating to the financial assistance program. Participates with the Office of Personnel on matters relating to the FA program. Handles all congressional mail relating to the financial assistance program.

(2) Procedures and Program Division. Prepares financial assistance procedures. Coodinates disaster program operations. Recommends eligibility standards for loan applicants under section 7 of the Small Business Act and determines eligibility of applicants on the basis of established criteria and previous rulings. (Amdt. 3, 27 F.R. 12920, Dec. 29, 1962) $ 101.244 Deputy Administrator for

Procurement and Technical Assist

ucts, certificates of competency, subcontracting, foreign trade, production, new products and technical assistance and loan appraisal programs. Provides technical direction and coordination to field offices in the administration of these programs. Maintains liaison with Department of Defense and civilian Government agencies on procurement and technical assistance programs. Directs procurement and technical assistance phases of the SBA civil and defense mobilization program.

(1) Plans and Program Coordination Staff. Assists the Director in developing and carrying out procurement and technical assistance plans and programs. Coordinates and implements plans and procedures and prepares instructions relating to the procurement and technical assistance programs. Prepares and coordinates budget estimates with the Office of Budget. Coordinates training programs and cooperates with the Office of Personnel in establishing and carrying out PTA training activities pertaining to the procurement and technical assistance programs.

(2) Technical Services Division. (i) Develops and establishes standards and procedures for the certificates of competency, production, products, research and development, facilities inventory and technical assistance programs. Analyzes applications for certificates of competency from a production standpoint, and recommends the approval or denial of such applications. Provides advice to field offices in the administration of the technical assistance programs.

(ii) The Technical Services Division is made up of three branches:

(a) Production Assistance Branch,
(b) Industrial Services Branch, and

(c) Research and Development Branch.

(3) Procurement and Contract Services Division. (i) Develops and establishes standards and procedures for the set-aside, property sales and disposal, prime and subcontracting programs. Consults with government procurement officials in the adoption of agreements for the administration of the procurement, property sales, and contract seryices programs. Provides advice to field offices in the administration of the programs.

(ii) The Procurement and Contract Services Division is made up of three branches:

ance.

Develops and administers the procurement, property sales and disposal, research and development, certificate of competency, subcontracting, foreign trade, loan appraisal, production, new products, and technical assistance programs. Reviews program operations and initiates corrective policies when required. Under authority delegated from the Secretary of Commerce to SBA, carries out the production and technical assistance phases of the Area Redevelopment Administration program. Serves as a member of the Size Appeals Board.

(a) Office of Procurement and Technical Assistance. Directs and administers policies and programs pertaining to the procurement, property sales and disposal, research and development, prod

(a) Procurement Operations Branch,

(b). Counseling and Subcontracting Branch, and

(c) Property Sales Branch.

(4) Liaison Activities Division. Represents SBA with the Department of Defense and Departments of Army, Navy, and Air Force and civilian Government agencies on procurement, property sales and disposal and other technical and research and assistance programs.

(5) Loan Appraisal Division. Develops and establishes standards and procedures for the loan appraisal program, and provides advice to field offices in the administration of the program.

(6) Foreign Trade Division. (i) Participates with the Department of Commerce, Export & Import Bank and other Government agencies in the development and stimulation of foreign trade opportunities for small business.

(ii) The Foreign Trade Division is made up of two branches:

(a) Export Trade Promotion Branch, and

(b) Export Trade Operations Branch. [Amdt. 3, 27 F.R. 12920, Dec. 29, 1962) § 101.2–5 Deputy Administrator for the

Investment Division. Develops and administers the small business investment program. Issues licenses and permits to small business investment companies and approves requests for the purchase of debentures of small business investment companies. Approves or declines applications for loans from small business investment companies and state and local development companies. Directs the development of procedures for the regulation of small business investment companies, and administers the investigation and prosecuting activities involved under sections 309 and 310 of the Small Business Investment Act of 1958, as amended. Under authority delegated from the Secretary of Commerce to SBA, directs the investment phases of the Area Redevelopment Administration program. Serves as a member of the Size Appeals Board.

(a) Office of Investment. Directs, coordinates and administers policies and programs of investment and lending, licensing, examination and servicing under the Small Business Investment Act of 1958, as amended. Reviews and makes recommendations regarding the issuance of licenses and loans to small business investment companies. Directs the development of regulations and pro

cedures, in connection with the examination of small business investment companies. Reviews and recommends action on matters disclosed by the examination.

(1) Program Administration and Compliance Division. (i) Develops, recommends and implements accounting requirements and regulations and procedures concerning reporting requirements for investment companies operating under the Act. Plans the over-all administration and compliance program. Administers and directs a continuing program of examination of investment companies for determination of the soundness and reliability of their reports and the companies' compliance with the Act and regulations promulgated thereunder. Based on disclosures, takes or recommends action to assure compliance with the regulations. Directs special studies for policy guidance on accounting, reports, financial analysis, compliance, revision or substitution of rules and regulations and related matters concerning small business investment companies. Interprets rules and regulations relating to the operation of small business investment companies. Administers the investigative and prosecuting activities involved under sections 309 and 310 of the Small Business Investment Act of 1958, as amended.

(ii) The Program Administration and Compliance Division of the Office of Investment is made up of two branches: Program Administration Branch and the Compliance Branch, which carry out the policies and programs of the Division.

(2) Investment Activities Division. (i) Develops and recommends regulations and procedures for the licensing of small business investment companies. Takes or recommends final action on proposals and requests for licensing of small business investment companies to operate under the Small Business Investment Act of 1958, as amended. Approves or disapproves post-licensing amendments, applications for rulings, interpretations, exceptions, etc. Develops and recommends regulations, procedures, and criteria relating to the purchase of subordinated debentures from and the granting of loans to, small business investment companies. Counsels and interprets regulations for parties interested in forming small business investment companies. Directs and administers policies and programs pertaining to the administration and servicing of debentures purchased from and loans made to such companies by SBA. Takes or recommends final action on requests to purchase subordinated debentures issued by small business investment companies. Takes or recommends final action on proposals to establish redemption funds, revise maturities, or to issue additional equity obligations. Takes appropriate actions on loans made to investment companies to protect the Government's financial interests. Directs special studies for policy guidance on loan servicing and administration matters concerning small business investment companies. Coordinates the activities of the Division with other offices and divisions of SBA. Conducts special studies covering significant policy and procedural questions as they arise.

(ii) The Investment Activities Division of the Office of Investment is made up of two branches: the Licensing Branch and the Post-Licensing Branch, which carry out the policies and programs of the Division.

(3) Development Company Activities Division. Directs the development of regulations, procedures, and criteria relating to the execution of the development company activities and lending programs, including the coordination of a program to assure that all State and local development companies located in distressed labor areas are advised of services available to them under Title V of the Act. Directs the handling of applications for loans from State and local development companies. Develops policies and programs pertaining to the administration and servicing of loans made to such companies. Directs a program for the financial analysis of State program and local development companies and for use of the data derived therefrom by SBA directly and in counseling company managements. Under authority delegated from the Secretary of Commerce, provides direction and interprets procedures relating to the processing and administration of ARA loans.

(4) Procedures and Services Division. Develops and maintains an Investment Division manual and recommends other issuances designed to keep the Washington and field offices fully advised of policy and procedural decisions approved by the Administrator and Deputy Administrator. Develops and coordinates the preparation of budgetary estimates and justifications and maintains liaison with the Office of Budget and Office of Finance and Accounts in connection with

fiscal and budgetary matters. Administers the personnel management program and maintains liaison with the Office of Personnel regarding such matters. Develops and maintains a reporting system designed to keep the Administrator and all Washington and field officials fully informed of all activities involving the investment program. Develops and maintains control and other records relating to applications for licenses and loans to small business investment companies and loans to State and local development companies. Assumes responsibility for the timeliness of answering all inquiries and coordinates the furnishing of requested information Develops mailing lists and coordinates the public relations program, maintaining liaison with the Office of Information Services and other interested offices. Handles all travel and other administrative matters for the Division. Completes such special projects as assigned. (Amdt. 3, 27 F.R. 12921, Dec. 29, 1962] § 101.2–6 Deputy Administrator for

Management and Research Assist

ance. Directs and coordinates the SBA management and research assistance program. Develops policies and presents program proposals to the Administrator. Directs the development of procedures for the guidance of the Washington staff and field offices in the administration of programs of assistance to small business concerns through management research studies; management courses; workshop study groups and conferences; management and technical publications; and management counseling. Reviews operations under the MRA program in field offices and initiates corrective policies when required. Directs the activities of the Management Research Advisory Council, and makes recommendations to the Administrator on areas of research and research projects. Provides technical assistance to the contracting officer concerning the awarding of research contracts for study of small business management problems. Works with private educational institutions, professional and trade associations, and other management groups in the promotion of management assistance to small business concerns. Under authority delegated by the Secretary of Commerce to SBA, directs the management assistance phases of the ARA program. Serves as a member of the Size Appeals Board.

(a) Office of Management and Research Assistance. Directs and administers the management and research assistance programs. Recommends policies and procedures to the Deputy Administrator for the administration of the program of assistance to small business concerns through research studies, management courses, workshop study groups and conferences, management and technical publications and management counseling. Provides technical direction and coordination to field offices in the administration of these programs. Participates with the Office of Budget and Office of Personnel on budget and personnel matters relating to the MRA program. Conducts special studies and reports. Coordinates defense readiness program operations for the office. Acts as grant officer for business and management research grants. Develops and coordinates library procedures for Washington and field offices.

(1) Management Research Studies Division. Develops, coordinates and executes plans, procedures and operating instructions for the distribution of funds for research studies for the benefit of small business concerns. Develops methods and executes plans whereby the need for specific types of research may be determined. Keeps appropriate research organizations, institution, and individuals informed on current needs for small business management research. Keeps owners of small businesses informed on available small business research. Reviews and evaluates proposals received from organizations for studies, research and counseling concerning the management of small business enterprises. Summarizes findings for Management Research Advisory Council, arranges for meetings of the council, and prepares reports concerning its recommendations. Reviews and evaluates progress and financial reports submitted by institutions to whom grants have been awarded. Acts in an advisory capacity to organizations and individuals conducting small business management research for the Agency on a co ract basis and supervises and evaluates progress and final reports from these groups.

(2) Management Courses and Conferences Division. Develops, coordinates and executes plans, procedures and operating instructions for the assistance to small business concerns in management development, through Administrative Management Courses, seminars, insti

tutes, workshops, conferences, and academic courses offered by public and private educational institutions and professional and trade associations for the owners and managers of small business concerns, including manufacturing, distribution, and services. Assists and participates in making arrangements for and conducting management courses by preparing and disseminating materials through coordinator's kit and items and by working with educational institutions. Develops statistical data relative to management courses and conferences programs and makes evaluation of such information for Agency guidance. Conducts special research for improvement of teaching and operating methods for small business management courses and conferences.

(3) Management Publications Division. Develops, coordinates and executes plans, procedures and operating instructions for the collection, analysis, and dissemination of management information, trends, techniques, procedures, policies and practices of particular interest to owners and managers of small business firms. Plans, prepares, or has repared, periodical bulletins and booklets, leaflets, and aids on management and technical subjects, working with other Government agencies, private organizations, and individuals. Meets and works with representative groups of Government officials, businessmen, and other authorities to determine the scope, usefulness, and timeliness of managerial and technical information that should be developed for use in the preparation of publications. Liaison is maintained with appropriate representatives of these fields. Material thus obtained is evaluated, integrated, edited, and scheduled for dissemination. Outgoing information is made available through published documents distributed free whenever feasible, or sold at nominal prices when necessary. Primary emphasis is placed upon the administrative level of management techniques and considerations appropriate to the ownermanager. The choices of subjects for concentrated study leading to presentation in printed form are guided by periodic surveys of current needs and interests in the small business community, and by the requirements of other SBA programs. Reviews, collects, maintains and disseminates factual information with respect to publications for Washington and the SBA field offices.

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(4) Management Counseling Division. amended, and the maintenance of files Develops, coordinates, and executes and records relating to such proceedings. plans, procedures and operating instruc- (a) Office of Hearing Examiners. tions for individual counseling on man- Conducts hearings pursuant to Part 109 agement and marketing problems of of this chapter, SBA rules and regulasmall business. Originates “Manage- tions, and applicable law. ment Counseling Notes” for use by Wash- (b) Administrative Secretary. In the ington and field offices. Prepares “Small name of the Administrator, issues subBusiness Bulletins.” Performs special poenas authorized by sections 309 and management studies of particular small 310 of the Small Business Investment Act business situations as required to carry of 1958, as amended, and fixes the time out individual counseling assignments and place of hearings to be held in reand, as requested, by other SBA Divisions sponse to Orders to show Cause under or by ARA, to include but not to be

section 309(c) of the Small Business Inlimited to such areas as marketing, orga- vestment Act of 1958, as amended, and nization and planning, personnel, ac- performs functions and maintains reccounting and control and general man- ords and files as described in the Rules agement appraisal. Develops, coordinates

of Practice for Administrative Proceedand executes plans, procedures and op- ings under section 309 of the Small Busierating instructions for encouraging and ness Investment Act of 1958, as amended. aiding large firms in developing manage- (c) Office of Organization and Manment assistance programs for their agement. Develops and administers the small customers and suppliers. Develops, management and administrative services coordinates and executes programs and programs of SBA, including program and procedures for encouraging and assisting

organization planning, management and specialized groups; such as bankers, ac

engineering, studies, systems analysis, countants, lawyers, management consul

management improvement, paperwork tants, professional and trade associa

management, property and space mantions, chambers of commerce and

agement, procurement and office seryState agencies; in providing expanded ices. Coordinates and administers management counseling services to own

SBA's functions under the civil and deers and managers of small firms. Di

fense mobilization program. rects the determination, evaluation and

(1) Mobilization Program and Planorganization of information on distribu

ning Staff. Coordinates and admintion and marketing available for small

isters a program for the execution of business concerns. Provides staff assist

SBA's emergency responsibilities under ance in preparation for special exhibits

the Civil and Defense Mobilization to aid in management counseling at

Program. trade and professional association meet

(2) Administrative Services Division. ings, and in making required arrange- (i) Plans and administers the procurement, such as obtaining equipment,

ment-equipment, supplies and printing, space and publicity.

property and space management, com[Amdt. 3, 27 F.R. 12922, Dec. 29, 1962)

munications and office services programs § 101.2-7 Assistant Administrator

of the Agency. Conducts contract ne(Management).

gotiations for items and services re

quired by Washington and field offices. Directs and coordinates the personnel,

(ii) The Administrative Services Diprogram analysis, organization and

vision is made up of four branches: management, and small business size standards programs. Directs adminis

(a) Graphics and Design Branch,

(b) Office Services Branch, trative operations of Washington and field offices. Coordinates a program un

(c) Procurement and Supply Branch,

and der the civil and defense mobilization program. Coordinates a program essen

(d) Records and Files Branch. tial to making a detailed definition of (3) Management Analysis Division. small business. Establishes procedures Conducts management engineering and and criteria for making size determina- systems analyses of Agency programs and tions. Directs the performance of func- operations. Provides advice and assisttions pertaining to the Administrative ance to Washington and field offices on Secretary stated in the Adjudicative Pro- organization and management problems. ceedings under section 309 of the Small (4) Issuances and Control Division. Business Investment Act of 1958, as Administers the Agency's issuances, re

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