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H.R.2882: Improving Opportunities for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about commerce
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Sponsor Mike Coffman, R-Colo.
Total Cosponsors 8 (2 Democrats, 6 Republicans)
Introduced July 31, 2013
Latest Major Action Dec. 11, 2014
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Bill Summary

Improving Opportunities for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses Act of 2014 - (Sec. 2) Amends the Small Business Act to require the Administrator of the Small Business Administration (SBA) to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) that transfers from the Secretary to the Administrator control and administration of a database of veteran-owned businesses. (Small business concerns owned and controlled by veterans and small business concerns owned and controlled by veterans with service-connected disabilities must be in that database to participate in the Veterans First program that gives VA contracting preferences to those businesses.)

Requires the Administrator to employ database fraud prevention measures that include: (1) the investigation of allegations of potential fraud, (2) the removal of unqualified businesses from the database, and (3) the referral of cases for prosecution when appropriate.

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(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 11, 2014 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Small Business. H. Rept. 113-662, Part I.
March 5, 2014 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
March 5, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Aug. 13, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.
July 31, 2013 Referred to House Small Business
July 31, 2013 Referred to House Veterans' Affairs