Proposed Regulation Updates

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The Governor’s Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs has proposed amendments to the current Veteran-Owned Small Business Enterprise (VSBE) Program regulations. As required by law, the amendments were published in the Maryland Register on January 26, 2024 and a 30-day public comment period is now open. No public hearing is scheduled. The language changes being proposed address outdated terminology, clarify the difference between verification and certification, and define the current VSBE certification process. We invite you to review the proposed changes and share your comments no later than February 26, 2024. Send comments to Davon K. Gardner, Director of Policy & Legislative Affairs, at

Maryland Register – Notice of Proposed Action [23-314-P]