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USSB3548IntroCARES Act Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act This bill addresses economic impacts of, and otherwise responds to, the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. The bill authorizes emergency loans to distressed businesses, including air carriers...
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2020-06-03
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB6800EngrossThe Heroes Act This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. Among other things, the bill provides FY2020 emergency...
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2020-06-01
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 455.
USHB6779IntroTo specify the ineligibility requirements based on illegal activity or criminal record applicable to the Paycheck Protection Program and certain emergency relief programs under the CARES Act, and for other purposes. This bill extends to specified loa...
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2020-05-08
To House Small Business Committee
USHB266PassDepartment of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019 This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak by providing additional funding for small business loans, health care providers, and C...
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2020-04-24
Became Public Law No: 116-139. (TXT | PDF)
USHB6602IntroEmergency Cannabis Small Business Health and Safety Act This bill makes a cannabis-related legitimate business or service provider eligible for specified Small Business Administration (SBA) programs established in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavi...
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2020-04-23
To House Small Business Committee
USHB6506IntroTo amend the Small Business Act to modify the paycheck protection program, and for other purposes. This bill modifies and establishes additional funding for the Paycheck Protection Program of the Small Business Administration that was implemented in ...
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2020-04-14
To House Small Business Committee
USHB748PassMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. DIVISION A--KEEPI...
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2020-03-31
POSITION STATEMENTS FOR THE RECORD - The Chair announced that all Members may have five legislative days in which to include their stated position on the voice vote on the motion to concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 748, and those statements will appear in the appropriate point in the Record. Agreed to without objection.
USHB6396IntroResponsible Relief for Americans Act
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2020-03-26
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6343IntroSmall Business COVID-19 Recovery Grants Act of 2020 This bill requires the Small Business Administration to provide grants to small businesses that have suffered substantial economic injury as a result of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Su...
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2020-03-23
To House Small Business Committee
USHB6345IntroSTEP Reimbursement Act of 2020 This bill requires the Small Business Administration to reimburse any recipient of a grant under the State Trade Expansion Program for financial losses relating to a foreign trade mission or a trade show exhibition that...
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2020-03-23
To House Small Business Committee
USHB6379IntroTake Responsibility for Workers and Families Act This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. The bill provides FY...
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2020-03-23
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB6341IntroSmall Business Relief Guaranteed Loan Program Act of 2020 This bill requires the Small Business Administration (SBA) to carry out a temporary program to guarantee loans made by banks or other lenders to small businesses affected by COVID-19 (i.e., co...
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2020-03-23
To House Small Business Committee
USHB6292IntroCOVID-19 Small Business Recovery Grants Act This bill establishes within the Small Business Administration (SBA) the Office of Coronavirus COVID-19 Small Business Recovery Grants to compensate small businesses, located in a qualified disaster area, f...
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2020-03-20
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USSB3554IntroCOVID-19 RELIEF for Small Businesses Act of 2020 COVID-19 Recovery by Enhancing Loan, Investment, and Education Funds for Small Businesses Act of 2020 This bill establishes measures to provide assistance to small businesses impacted by COVID-19 (i.e....
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2020-03-20
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB6312IntroCOVID-19 Relief for Small Businesses Act of 2020 This bill establishes measures to support small businesses impacted by COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Specifically, the SBA must temporarily make or guarantee loans for specified uses to sm...
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2020-03-19
To House Small Business Committee
USHB6268IntroSBA Business Stabilization Direct Loan Program Act of 2020 This bill requires the Small Business Administration (SBA) to temporarily make loans directly to small businesses located in a U.S. state or territory with a confirmed or presumed positive ca...
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2020-03-12
To House Small Business Committee
USHB6133IntroSTEP Improvement Act of 2020 This bill reauthorizes through FY2024 the Small Business Administration's (SBA) State Trade Expansion Program, which provides foreign trade assistance to small businesses, and it revises provisions related to the administ...
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2020-03-11
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB6074PassCoronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides $8.3 billion in emergency funding for federal agencies to respond to the coronavirus outbreak. DIVISION A--CORONAVIRUS PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE SUPPLEMENT...
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2020-03-06
Became Public Law No: 116-123. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5146EngrossUnlocking Opportunities for Small Businesses Act of 2019 This bill requires the past performance of a small business concern to be taken into account in certain situations. Specifically, when a small business previously participated in a joint ventur...
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2020-01-09
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB1615EngrossVA-SBA Act Verification Alignment and Service-disabled Business Adjustment Act This bill transfers responsibility for verifying that a small business concern is owned and controlled by a veteran or service-disabled veteran, for the purposes of eligib...
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2019-11-14
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSR413IntroA resolution designating the week of November 4 through November 8, 2019, as "National Veterans Small Business Week". This resolution designates November 4–8, 2019, as National Veterans Small Business Week, expresses support for the goals and ideal...
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2019-11-07
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6485; text: CR S6481)
USHR677IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of National Veterans Small Business Week. This resolution expresses the House of Representatives' support for the goals and ideals of National Veterans Small Business Week, celebrates the millions of people in the Unit...
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2019-11-01
To House Small Business Committee
USHB3652IntroHemp for Victory Act of 2019
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2019-07-25
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB2331EngrossSBA Cyber Awareness Act This bill addresses the cybersecurity of the Small Business Administration (SBA). Specifically, it requires the SBA to report annually to Congress on (1) an assessment of SBA's information technology (IT) and cybersecurity inf...
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2019-07-16
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 151.
USHB2345EngrossClarifying the Small Business Runway Extension Act t This bill addresses the statutory authority of the Small Business Runway Extension Act of 2018. The Small Business Administration (SBA) is subject to the Act's requirements for prescribing size sta...
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2019-07-16
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB2142EngrossTo amend the Small Business Act to require the Small Business and Agriculture Regulatory Enforcement Ombudsman to create a centralized website for compliance guides, and for other purposes. This bill requires the Small Business and Agriculture Regula...
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2019-07-16
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB2131IntroStrengthening Investment to Grow Manufacturing in America Act This bill provides incentives, investment, and resources for U.S. small manufacturers. Specifically, the bill increases the maximum loan guarantee rate for Small Business Association (SBA)...
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2019-07-16
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB3730IntroStrengthening Investment to Grow Manufacturing in America Act This bill provides incentives, investment, and resources for U.S. small manufacturers. Specifically, the bill increases the maximum loan guarantee rate for Small Business Association (SBA)...
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2019-07-11
To House Small Business Committee
USHB3633IntroWomen and Minority Equity Investment Act of 2019 This bill modifies eligibility requirements for Small Business Administration (SBA) contracting opportunities available to a woman- or minority-owned business. Currently, to be eligible for certain SBA...
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2019-07-09
To House Small Business Committee
USHB3060IntroFEMA Modernization Act of 2019 This bill revamps, modifies, and revises the organization, activities, and processes of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Among other things, it requires FEMA to divide its Office of Response and Recovery ...
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2019-06-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSB1981IntroWomen and Minority Equity Investment Act of 2019 This bill modifies eligibility requirements for Small Business Administration (SBA) contracting opportunities available to a woman- or minority-owned business. Currently, to be eligible for certain SBA...
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2019-06-26
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB2936IntroSmall Business Disaster Relief Act of 2019 This bill provides relief funding for small businesses and enterprises deemed vital to recovery efforts in a disaster area. Specifically, the bill authorizes the Small Business Administration (SBA) to exceed...
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2019-06-21
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB3014IntroAccelerating Defense Innovation Act of 2019 This bill establishes a pilot program within the Department of Defense (DOD) to grant money to certain small businesses and modifies provisions related to DOD funding of small businesses through Small Busin...
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2019-05-23
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology
USSB83IntroAdvocacy Empowerment Act of 2019 This bill 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 ...
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2019-05-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management. Hearings held.
USSB1120IntroSmall Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act
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2019-05-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management. Hearings held.
USSB1339IntroProve It Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the Small Business Administration (SBA) to request a review of any federal agency certification that a proposed rule will not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities. The ...
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2019-05-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management. Hearings held.
USSB1409IntroSmall Business Regulatory Relief Act of 2019 This bill requires the Small Business Administration (SBA) to coordinate with various regulatory agencies in developing best practices for providing assistance to small businesses. The best practices shall...
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2019-05-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management. Hearings held.
USHB2673IntroSmall Business Regulatory Relief Act This bill requires the Small Business Administration (SBA) to coordinate with various regulatory agencies in developing best practices for providing assistance to small businesses. The best practices shall assist ...
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2019-05-10
To House Small Business Committee
USHB2633IntroStudy of Office of Rural Affairs, within the Small Business Administration This bill requires the Small Business Administration to report on the costs and potential benefits of establishing a successor to the Office of Rural Affairs.
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2019-05-09
To House Small Business Committee
USHR360IntroExpressing support for the designation of the week of May 5, 2019, through May 11, 2019, as "National Small Business Week" to honor the vital role of small business and the passion of entrepreneurs in the United States. This resolution supports the d...
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2019-05-08
To House Small Business Committee
USSB772IntroSBA Cyber Awareness Act This bill addresses the cybersecurity of the Small Business Administration (SBA). Specifically, it requires the SBA to report annually to Congress on (1) an assessment of SBA's information technology (IT) and cybersecurity; (2...
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2019-04-01
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 52.
USHB1648IntroSmall Business Advanced Cybersecurity Enhancements Act of 2019 This bill requires the Small Business Administration (SBA) to establish a central small-business cybersecurity-assistance unit within the SBA and a regional cybersecurity-assistance unit ...
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2019-03-08
To House Small Business Committee
USHJR31PassMaking consolidated appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019, and for other purposes. (Sec. 3) This section provides that references to "this Act" included in any division of this bill refer only to the provisions of the division ...
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2019-02-15
Became Public Law No: 116-6. (TXT | PDF)
USHB648EngrossConsolidated Appropriations Act, 2019 This bill provides FY2019 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 6 of the 12 regular FY2019 appropriations bills: the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration...
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2019-01-28
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 16.
USHB595IntroDenying Chinese Investors Access to U.S. Small Business Aid Act This bill prohibits the Small Business Administration from providing aid, counsel, or assistance to a small business concern that (1) is headquartered in China, or (2) has more than 25% ...
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2019-01-16
To House Small Business Committee
USSB75IntroPreventing SBA Assistance from Going to China Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the Small Business Administration from providing aid, counsel, or assistance to a small business concern that (1) is headquartered in China, or (2) has more than 25% of vot...
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2019-01-10
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB264EngrossFinancial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2019 TITLE I--DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Department of the Treasury Appropriations Act, 2019 This title provides appropriations to the Department of the Treasury for Departmental Offices, ...
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2019-01-10
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 9.
USHB128EngrossSmall Business Advocacy Improvements Act of 2019 This bill 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 ...
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2019-01-09
Received in the Senate.
USHB21EngrossConsolidated Appropriations Act, 2019 This bill provides FY2019 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 6 of the 12 regular FY2019 appropriations bills: the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencie...
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2019-01-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 5.
USHB225IntroPuerto Rico Small Business Assistance Act of 2019 This bill expands funding and support for small businesses that have their principal office in Puerto Rico. Specifically, the bill increases the total amount of loans outstanding and committed to any ...
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2019-01-03
To House Small Business Committee
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