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USHB4779EnrollTo extend the Undertaking Spam, Spyware, And Fraud Enforcement With Enforcers beyond Borders Act of 2006, and for other purposes. This bill reauthorizes through FY2027 the U.S. SAFE WEB Act of 2006, which permits the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to...
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2020-10-20
Signed by President.
USSB2203IntroBrand USA Extension Act This bill (1) extends funding for Brand USA, the Corporation for Travel Promotion, through FY2027; (2) raises the fee for using the electronic system for travel authorization; and (3) otherwise modifies the duties and powers o...
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2020-10-01
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 568.
USSB4775IntroDelivering Immediate Relief to America's Families, Schools and Small Businesses Act
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2020-10-01
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 564.
USSB4773IntroContinuing the Paycheck Protection Program Act
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2020-10-01
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 562.
USHR1174IntroExpressing support for the designation of October 2020 as "National Co-Op Month" and commending the cooperative business model and the member-owners, businesses, employees, farmers, ranchers, and practitioners that use the cooperative business model ...
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2020-10-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8128EngrossConsumer Safety Technology Act
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2020-09-30
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB8134EngrossConsumer Product Safety Inspection Enhancement Act
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2020-09-30
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB8132EngrossAmerican COMPETE Act American Competitiveness Of a More Productive Emerging Tech Economy Act
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2020-09-30
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR730IntroA resolution supporting the designation of the week beginning September 20, 2020, as "National Small Business Week" and commending the entrepreneurial spirit of the small business owners of the United States and their impact on their communities. Thi...
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2020-09-30
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S5998; text: CR S5983)
USHB8361IntroEIDL Forgiveness Act This bill modifies the loan forgiveness determination for a paycheck protection loan by excluding from such determination any advance amount for an economic injury disaster loan that was made to the recipient in relation to COVID...
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2020-09-23
To House Small Business Committee
USHR1134IntroExpressing support for the designation of September 22, 2020, to September 24, 2020, as "National Small Business Week" to honor the entrepreneurial spirit and contributions of small businesses and entrepreneurs in the United States. This resolution c...
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2020-09-21
To House Small Business Committee
USSB4607IntroDisaster Relief for Southeastern Small Businesses Act of 2020 This bill establishes loan forgiveness for a recipient of a paycheck protection loan or an economic injury disaster loan made or guaranteed by the Small Business Administration in response...
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2020-09-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4613IntroContact Lens Rule Modernization Act
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2020-09-17
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB4626IntroSAFE DATA Act Setting an American Framework to Ensure Data Access, Transparency, and Accountability Act
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2020-09-17
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB3831IntroVisit America Act This bill implements measures to support the U.S. travel and tourism industry and to address the declining percentage of international visitors to the United States. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of Commerce to deve...
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2020-09-16
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USHB7903IntroTo amend the Small Business Act to establish the Community Advantage Loan Program. This bill establishes through FY2025 a Community Advantage Loan Program under which the Small Business Administration (SBA) may guarantee loans made by covered institu...
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2020-09-16
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB8199Intro504 Credit Risk Management Improvement Act of 2020
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2020-09-16
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB8229IntroParity for HUBZone Appeals Act of 2020 This bill requires the Small Business Administration (SBA) to authorize its Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) to decide all appeals from formal protest determinations in connection with the status of a HUBZon...
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2020-09-16
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB8211Intro504 Modernization and Small Manufacturer Enhancement Act of 2020
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2020-09-16
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB8265IntroTo amend the Small Business Act and the CARES Act to establish a program for second draw loans and make other modifications to the paycheck protection program, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-16
To House Small Business Committee
USHB6021EngrossNorthern Mariana Islands Small Business Development Act This bill expands eligibility for certain Small Business Administration (SBA) programs to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Specifically, the bill includes the Northern Mariana I...
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2020-09-15
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB6079EngrossMicroloan Improvement Act of 2020 This bill revises the microloan program through which the Small Business Administration (SBA) provides, through designated intermediaries, certain financial assistance to small businesses. Specifically, the bill rais...
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2020-09-15
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB6078EngrossMicroloan Transparency and Accountability Act of 2020 This bill modifies provisions related to the Small Business Administration's (SBA) disbursement of certain financial assistance. Specifically, the bill establishes a 5% technical assistance grant ...
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2020-09-15
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB6133EngrossSTEP 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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2020-09-15
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB8226IntroCriminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act of 2019 This bill prohibits employers from retaliating against certain employees who report criminal antitrust violations to the federal government. Among other things, the bill sets forth provisions that autho...
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2020-09-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB4560IntroRemote Recreational Small Business Interruption Program Act This bill requires the Small Business Administration (SBA) to establish a program to make forgivable loans to certain remote recreational businesses that are impacted by border closures due ...
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2020-09-10
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB2610IntroStop Senior Scams Act This bill establishes a Senior Scams Prevention Advisory Council, which shall create model educational materials to educate employees of retailers, financial-services companies, and wire-transfer companies on how to identify and...
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2020-09-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB6196IntroTM Act of 2020 Trademark Modernization Act of 2020
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2020-09-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
USHB6435IntroCombating Pandemic Scams Act of 2020
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2020-09-09
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB8121IntroCOVID-19 Home Safety Act of 2020 This bill requires the Consumer Product Safety Commission to report, and make available to the public, information about injuries and deaths from consumer products during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) ...
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2020-09-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB481IntroNicholas and Zachary Burt Memorial Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act of 2019
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2020-09-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 524.
USHB8153IntroBlockchain Innovation Act
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2020-09-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8152IntroFTC Collaboration Act of 2020
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2020-09-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8120IntroIncreasing Opportunities for Small Businesses Act of 2020 This bill requires the Small Business Administration (SBA), through specified offices, centers, and programs, to train and educate field representatives on investments in areas designated as q...
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2020-08-28
To House Small Business Committee
USHB8122IntroProtecting Tourism in the United States Act This bill requires the Department of Commerce to study and report on the effects of the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic on the travel and tourism industry, including considerations of cha...
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2020-08-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8087IntroTo amend the Small Business Act and the CARES Act to establish a program for second draw loans and make other modifications to the paycheck protection program, and for other purposes.
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2020-08-22
To House Small Business Committee
USHB8070IntroPRINT Act Preserving Readership and Information of Newspapers for Tomorrow Act This bill includes the cost of print production of local print media as an allowable use for funds disbursed to certain newspaper publishers under the Paycheck Protection ...
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2020-08-18
To House Small Business Committee
USHB8040IntroSmall Business Last Mile Act of 2020
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2020-08-14
To House Small Business Committee
USSB3132IntroA bill to extend the Undertaking Spam, Spyware, And Fraud Enforcement With Enforcers beyond Borders Act of 2006, and for other purposes. This bill reauthorizes through FY2027 the U.S. SAFE WEB Act of 2006, which permits the Federal Trade Commission (...
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2020-08-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 517.
USSB4520IntroVA-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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2020-08-10
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB7956IntroCritical Medical Infrastructure Right-to-Repair Act of 2020
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2020-08-07
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB4473IntroCritical Medical Infrastructure Right-to-Repair Act of 2020
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2020-08-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4489IntroPaycheck Protection Program Integrity Act of 2020 This bill modifies loan forgiveness under the Paycheck Protection Program established to support small businesses in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Specifically, the bill reduc...
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2020-08-06
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB4455IntroPaycheck Protection Program Transparency Act of 2020 This bill requires the Small Business Administration (SBA) to disclose and report certain information related to the Paycheck Protection Program established to support small businesses in response ...
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2020-08-05
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB4446IntroTribal Business Access to PPP Act This bill modifies the Paycheck Protection Program, established to support small businesses in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), by waiving affiliation rules that prevent certain tribal business ...
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2020-08-05
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB7928IntroLIFT UP Act of 2020 Loan Interest Forgiveness for Taxpayers Under a Pandemic Act of 2020 This bill modifies specified debt relief made available to small businesses in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Specifically, the Small Bus...
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2020-08-04
To House Small Business Committee
USHB7920IntroHealthy and Safe Travel Promotion Act of 2020 This bill establishes grants and authorizes the use of certain funds to assist with economic recovery efforts in communities affected by declines in travel and tourism as a result of COVID-19 (i.e., coron...
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2020-08-03
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USSB4400IntroNational Biometric Information Privacy Act of 2020
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2020-08-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7894IntroPaycheck Protection Program Small Business Enhancement Act This bill extends the duration of, authorizes subsequent loans under, and otherwise modifies the Paycheck Protection Program established to support small businesses in response to COVID-19 (i...
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2020-07-31
To House Small Business Committee
USHB7871IntroStop Pilfering Everyone's Paycheck Protection for Election Results Act This bill requires a political organization to return any amounts received under the Paycheck Protection Program established to support small businesses in response to COVID-19 (i...
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2020-07-30
To House Small Business Committee
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