Effective March 17th 2020, Broadleaf, Inc., as a Native Hawaiian Organization (NHO) owned 8(a) firm, may receive direct award contracts up to $100M in value and contracting officers are not required to execute a justification & approval (J&A) memo.

The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) 2020, Section 823 increased the threshold for Department of Defense sole-source contracts that require justification and approval from $22 million to $100 million. 

Ms. Kim Herrington, Acting Principal Director of Defense Pricing & Contracting has signed a class deviation memo implementing section 823 of the NDAA which can be found here.

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