Bills Pending US Congress Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee

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USSB5131Intro
25%
A bill to ensure that certain loan programs of the Small Business Administration are made available to cannabis-related legitimate businesses and service providers, and for other purposes.
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2022-11-17
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB5102Intro
25%
A bill to authorize the Community Advantage Loan Program of the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes.
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2022-11-16
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB5076Intro
25%
A bill to require training for employees of Federal agencies that award less than 3 percent of prime contracts to small business concerns owned and controlled by service-disabled veterans, and for other purposes.
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2022-11-14
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB5012Intro
25%
A bill to require the Director of the Office of Entrepreneurship Education of the Small Business Administration to establish and maintain a website regarding small business permitting and licensing requirements, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-29
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB5022Intro
25%
A bill to allow recipients of certain loans made or guaranteed by the Small Business Administration to use the loan proceeds to provide childcare services to employees, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-29
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB5026Intro
25%
A bill to permit certain businesses to select an alternative covered period for loan forgiveness under the Paycheck Protection Program and provide certain businesses additional loan forgiveness, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-29
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB5044Intro
25%
A bill to improve the Federal contracting programs of the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-29
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB4881Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Small Business Act to include requirements relating to graduates of career and technical education programs or programs of study for small business development centers and women's business centers, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-19
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB4863Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Small Business Act to improve the Women's Business Center Program, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-15
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB4852Intro
25%
Permanently authorizes the Small Business Innovation and Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. The programs are administered by various federal agencies and provide competitive awards for domestic small businesses to...
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2022-09-14
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB4701Intro
25%
A bill to provide cybersecurity support for small business concerns through the small business development center program, and for other purposes.
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2022-08-02
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB4627Intro
25%
A bill to include smoke in the definition of disaster in the Small Business Act, and for other purposes.
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2022-07-27
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB4471Intro
25%
A bill to provide relief for small businesses suffering extraordinary losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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2022-06-23
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB7664Engross
50%
Includes within the responsibilities of Small Business Development Centers and Women's Business Centers the provision of assistance to small businesses in hiring graduates from career and technical education programs and to graduates of such programs...
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2022-06-09
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB7694Engross
50%
Requires federal agencies to consider when evaluating offers for contracts the extent to which, in a subcontracting plan, the offeror proposes to use small businesses as subcontractors in the performance of the contract.
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2022-06-09
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USHB7622Engross
50%
Adds work-based learning and apprenticeship program assistance to the list of services that must be provided by small business development centers administered by the Small Business Administration.
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2022-06-09
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USHB5879Engross
50%
Revises the standards applicable to small businesses participating in the HUBZone program, a Small Business Administration program that provides federal contracting assistance to small business concerns. Specifically, the bill revises the circumstanc...
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2022-06-09
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB7670Engross
50%
Requires the Small Business Administration to report information about the number and total dollar amount of contracts awarded under the Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contracting program.
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2022-06-09
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB4299Intro
25%
Makes permanent the increase from $14,000 to $25,000 the minimum disaster loan amount for which the Small Business Administration may require collateral. Under current law, this increase is set to expire on November 25, 2022.
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2022-05-24
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB4282Intro
25%
Provides support for restaurants and other businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and extends the moratorium on the implementation of a Department of Health and Human Services rule related to prescription drug pricing. Specifically, the bill pr...
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2022-05-19
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB4206Intro
25%
Requires the Small Business Administration to annually provide awards recognizing three state or local governments that implement innovative and effective policies or tools to streamline processes related to the formation of small business in their c...
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2022-05-12
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB4158Intro
25%
A bill to amend the small business laws to create certain requirements with respect to the SBIR and STTR program, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-05
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB6441Engross
50%
Reauthorizes the Women's Business Center Program through FY2025, raises the cap on individual center grants, establishes an accreditation program for grant recipients, and revises the duties of the Office of Women's Business Ownership. Specifically, ...
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2022-04-27
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB6450Engross
50%
Reauthorizes through FY2023 the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) program, outlines the duties of the SCORE Association, and requires the Small Business Administration (SBA) to cooperate with the association to carry out the program. Specif...
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2022-04-27
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB6445Engross
50%
Reauthorizes the Small Business Development Center Program through FY2025 and otherwise revises the program. Specifically, the bill (1) generally prohibits entities other than institutions of higher education from receiving new grants under the prog...
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2022-04-27
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USHB6454Engross
50%
Expands the primary functions and additional duties of the Office of Advocacy of the Small Business Administration to include (1) examining the role of small businesses in the international economy, and (2) representing the views and interests of sma...
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2022-04-27
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USSB3896Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Small Business Act relating to small business concerns owned and controlled by women, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-22
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB3729Intro
25%
Revises the duties of the Chief Counsel for Advocacy of the Small Business Administration to include (1) issuing, modifying, or amending rules governing federal agency compliance with regulatory flexibility analysis requirements; and (2) authorizing ...
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2022-03-02
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB3682Intro
25%
Increases the maximum loan amounts available for small businesses principally engaged in agriculture, manufacturing, or the production of certain technologies. It also requires the Small Business Administration to report about the effect of inflation...
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2022-02-17
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB3521Intro
25%
Expands financial assistance for, and establishes measures to support, the creative economy and art entrepreneurs. Specifically, the bill requires (1) the Small Business Administration to develop loan criteria, evaluation procedures, and technical as...
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2022-01-19
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB3382Intro
25%
Prohibits the Small Business Administration from directly making a loan under the 7(a) Program, which authorizes loans and loan guaranties to small businesses that meet certain requirements.
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2021-12-14
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB3349Intro
25%
Requires the Small Business Administration (SBA) to provide status updates on, review, and approve or disapprove Economic Injury Disaster Loans within certain time frames. It also requires the SBA to report on its efforts to address fraud under the p...
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2021-12-09
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB3325Intro
25%
Expands eligibility for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program, which provides emergency assistance for eligible venues affected by COVID-19, to include service and support companies. These companies (1) provide stages, lighting, sound, casts, o...
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2021-12-07
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB4481Engross
50%
Provides oversight of 7(a) loan agents, including by requiring the Small Business Administration (SBA) to establish a registration system for such agents whereby certain data may be collected and by mandating that such agents register with the system...
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2021-11-03
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB4515Engross
50%
Requires the Small Business Administration to establish a program for certifying at least 5 or 10% of the total number of employees of a small business development center to provide cybersecurity planning assistance to small businesses.
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2021-11-03
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB4531Engross
50%
Requires the Small Business Administration (SBA) to submit an annual report containing specified information related to 7(a) loan agents. These agents provide fee-based referral and loan application services related to the SBA's 7(a) Program. Under t...
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2021-11-03
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB3469Engross
50%
 provides statutory authority for the Boots to Business Program, which provides entrepreneurship training to individuals including veterans and active members of the Armed Forces, to be administered by the Small Business Administration.
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2021-11-03
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB3109Intro
25%
Provides commercialization services for federally funded small business research and development under the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Specifically, the bill (1) expedites the appl...
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2021-10-28
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB2889Intro
25%
Extends to March 11, 2023, the time frame during which Shuttered Venue Operators Grant recipients may use grant funds to cover their expenses. These grants provide funds to certain types of entities in the arts and entertainment industry affected by ...
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2021-09-29
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB2743Intro
25%
Expands eligibility for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program, which provides emergency assistance for eligible venues affected by COVID-19, to include service and support companies. Such companies are those whose principal business (1) provide...
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2021-09-14
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB2690Intro
25%
Establishes rules related to the authorization of lending institutions and other entities (including small business lending companies, non-federally regulated lenders, and non-depository lending institutions) to make loans under the 7(a) Program of t...
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2021-08-10
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB2709Intro
25%
Authorizes the Small Business Administration (SBA) to guarantee an additional $1 billion of loans made under the 504 Program. Such loans, made through SBA community partners and certified by the SBA, provide long-term, fixed rate financing for major ...
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2021-08-10
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB2657Intro
25%
Expands eligibility for the Microloan Program of the Small Business Administration to include the Northern Mariana Islands.
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2021-08-05
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB2355Intro
25%
Requires the Small Business Administration to revise the rules for the Restaurant Revitalization program to enable certain distilleries that are prohibited from meeting on-site sales requirements to participate in the program. The program provides su...
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2021-07-15
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB2348Intro
25%
Establishes the Golden Entrepreneurs Training and Demonstration Curriculum within the Office of Entrepreneurial Development of the Small Business Administration to provide small businesses owned by individuals who are 60 years of age or older with to...
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2021-07-14
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB2245Intro
25%
Revises the duties of the Office of Credit Risk Management to include oversight of a certified development company (CDC) that participates in the 504 Loan Program of the Small Business Administration (SBA), and it requires the SBA to issue rules rela...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB2233Intro
25%
Establishes a program for the relief of certain minor league baseball clubs and independent professional baseball clubs that experienced large business losses. The bill provides funding for the Small Business Administration to make grants to such clu...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB2231Intro
25%
Modifies the Small Business Administration (SBA) 504 Loan Program, which provides a small business with SBA financing—through a certified development company (CDC) intermediary—for expansion or modernization. Specifically, the bill adds policy go...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB2091Intro
25%
Provides an additional $60 billion in FY2021 for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, which was established to support restaurants and other food and beverage purveyors in response to COVID-19.
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2021-06-16
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USSB2034Intro
25%
Establishes requirements related to breaches of data belonging to small businesses. Specifically, a consumer reporting agency must promptly report any breach of nonpublic small business data. In the event of a breach, a consumer reporting agency may ...
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2021-06-10
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
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