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H.R.746: Protect Small Business Jobs 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 Kerry Bentivolio, R-Mich.
Total Cosponsors 17 (All Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 15, 2013
Latest Major Action April 8, 2013
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Bill Summary

Protect Small Business Jobs Act of 2013 - Requires a federal agency, before any enforcement action is taken on any sanction on a small business for any violation of a rule or pursuant to an adjudication, to: (1) notify the small business that it may be subject to a sanction at the end of a six-month grace period following such notification; (2) delay further action for 15 days after such notification; (3) defer further action for the six-month period (allowing an additional three-month period upon application by the small business demonstrating reasonable good-faith efforts to remedy the violation or other conduct giving rise to the sanction); (4) make a further determination at the end of the applicable grace period as to whether the small business would still be subject to the sanction; and (5) upon a negative determination, waive the sanction. Makes the grace period inapplicable with respect to a violation that puts anyone in imminent danger, as defined by the Occupational Saf...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law.
Feb. 15, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.