"The purpose of this Act is to expand existing and establish new assistance programs for veterans who own or operate small businesses."
Sections 101 and 102 of the Veterans Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development Act of 1999
(January 6, 1999)
"Heads of agencies shall provide the opportunity for service-disabled veteran businesses to significantly increase the Federal contracting and subcontracting of such businesses."
Service-Disabled Veterans Executive Order (October 21, 2004)