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H.R.4093: Greater Opportunities for Small Business Act of 2014

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about commerce
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Sponsor Sam Graves, R-Mo.
Total Cosponsors 2 (1 Democrat, 1 Republican)
Introduced Feb. 26, 2014
Latest Major Action April 9, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Greater Opportunities for Small Business Act of 2014 - Amends the Small Business Act to require subcontracting plans for certain contracts with federal agencies exceeding a specified amount to include a minimum percentage goal of at least 40% for the utilization of small businesses as subcontractors.

Increases from 23% to 25% the minimum government-wide percentage goal for participation by small businesses in the total value of all procurement contracts awarded as prime contracts for each fiscal year.

Repeals a requirement under which first tier subcontracts (contracts in which a subcontractor has a subcontract directly with the prime contractor) awarded to small businesses by management and operating contractors sponsored by the Department of Energy (DOE) are considered toward the annually established agency and government-wide goals for procurem...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 9, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 301.
April 9, 2014 Reported by the Committee on Small Business. H. Rept. 113-409.
March 5, 2014 Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
March 5, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Feb. 26, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.