I'm not saying it's a good idea but it is the gist of a proposal made by the Section 809 Panel recently. On its website, the panel cites:
The Section 809 Panel, tasked with identifying ways to streamline and improve the defense acquisition system, has made a total 98 recommendations, encompassing both evolutionary and revolutionary change.
In this instance, it seems as though the panel offers up a streamlined approach to reducing contract dollars to the small business community. It starts here and then...
My friend Steven Koprince of Koprince Law discusses the panel's proposal in his recent SmallGovCon post entitled: Section 809 Panel Recommends Changing "Once 8(a), Always 8(a)" Rule. You can read it here.