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S&L -  State and Local
S&P -  Standard and Poor's
SAAC -  Secretarial Administrative Advisory Council
SADBU -  Small and Disadvantage Business Utilization
SARA -  Superfund Amendments and Re-authorization Act of 1986
SAVE -  Society of American Value Engineers
SBA -  Small Business Administration / Small Business Act
SBCDP -  Small Business Competitiveness Demonstration Program
SBDC -  Small Business Development Centers - Offer a broad spectrum of business information and guidance as well as assistance in preparing loan applications
SBIR -  Small Business Innovative Research
SBIR Contract -  Small Business Innovative Research Contract - A type of contract designed to foster technological innovation by small businesses with 500 or fewer employees. The SBIR contract program provides for a three - phased approach to research and development projects; technological feasibility and concept development; the primary research effort; and the conversion of the technology to a commercial application.
SBSA -  Small Business Set Aside
SC -  Scientific Computing Staff
SCA -  Service Contract Act
SCORE -  Service Corps of Retired Executives - 12,400 member volunteer association sponsored by the SBA. SCORE matches volunteer business - management counselors with present prospective small business owners in need of expert advice.
SDB -  Small Disadvantaged Business
SDC -  Service Development Center
SEC -  Securities and Exchange Commission
SECDEF -  Secretary of Defense
SEP -  Single Entry Point
SES -  Senior Executive Service
SEWP Contracts -  NASA Contracts which have been pre-competed so no additional competition is required. NASA charges .75% access fee.
SF -  Standard Form
SFFAS -  Statement of Federal Financial Accounting Standards
SFO -  Servicing Finance Office
SGL -  U.S Government Standard General Ledger
SIC -  Standard Industrial Code
SIG -  Special Interest Group
SIRMO -  Senior Information Resources Management Official
SLA -  Service Level Agreements Attainment
Small Disadvanted Business Concern -  A small business concern that is at least 51% owned by one or more individuals who are both socially and economically disadvantaged. This can include a publicly owned business that has at least 51% of its stock unconditionally owned by one or more socially and economically disadvantaged individuals and whose management and daily business in controlled by one or more such individuals
SMO -  Sample Management Office
SOCOM -  US Special Operations Command
SOP -  Standard Operating Procedures
SOW -  Statement Of Work
SPEDI -  Small Purchase Electronic Data Interchange
SPS -  Standard Procurement System
SRO -  Senior Resource Official
SRRPOD -  Superfund/RCRA Regional Procurement Operations Division
SSA -  Source Selection Authority / Substantially the Same As
SSAC -  Source Selection Authority Committee
SSEB -  Source Selection Evaluation Board
SSO -  System Security Officer
SSRB -  Source Selection Review Board
STMP -  Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
Supplemental Agreement -  A contract modification that is accomplished by the mutual action of both parties.
SWA -  South West Asia