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S.537: CLEAR SBA Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about commerce
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Sponsor Mary L. Landrieu, D-La.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced March 12, 2013
Latest Major Action Sept. 10, 2013
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Bill Summary

Communicating Lender Activity Reports from the Small Business Administration Act or CLEAR SBA Act - Amends the Small Business Act to direct the Administrator of the Small Business Administration (SBA) to make publicly available a user-friendly database of information relating to lenders making loans under such Act or the Small Business Investment Act of 1958.

Requires the Administrator to: (1) include in the database information on such loans made during FY2009-FY2013, and (2) incorporate information relating to such loans on an ongoing basis.

Prohibits the Administrator from requiring lenders to submit additional information or to otherwise increase burdens on lenders in order to comply with this Act.

Expresses the sense of Congress that no additional funds should be made available to carry out this Act.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 10, 2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 169.
Sept. 10, 2013 Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Reported by Senator Landrieu with amendments. With written report No. 113-91.
June 17, 2013 Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
March 14, 2013 Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 113-309.
March 12, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. (text of measure as introduced: CR S1712-1713)