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S.RES.177: A resolution honoring the entrepreneurial spirit of small business concerns in the United States during National Small Business Week, which begins on June 17, 2013.

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 55 (37 Democrats, 1 Independent, 17 Republicans)
Introduced June 19, 2013
Latest Major Action June 19, 2013
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Bill Summary

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

Honors the entrepreneurial spirit of small businesses during National Small Business Week beginning June 17, 2013.

Applauds the efforts and achievements of small business owners and their employees.

Recognizes the work of the Small Business Administration (SBA) and its resource partners in providing assistance to entrepreneurs and small businesses.

Recognizes the importance of ensuring that: (1) guaranteed loans, including microloans and venture capital, are made available to all qualified small businesses; (2) management assistance programs delivered by SBA resource partners are recognized for providing invaluable counseling services to entrepreneurs; (3) SBA small business disaster assistance is provided in a timely and efficient manner; (4) affordable Internet access is available to all people in the United States so that small businesse...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 19, 2013 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4725; text as passed Senate: CR S4676-4677)