S.1346 - Independent Office of Advocacy Act106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Bond, Christopher S. [R-MO] (Introduced 07/12/1999)|
|Committees:||Senate - Small Business | House - Small Business|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 106-146|
|Latest Action:||House - 11/08/1999 Referred to the House Committee on Small Business. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1346 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)
Independent Office of Advocacy Act - Establishes in the Small Business Administration an Office of Advocacy to undertake specified advocate actions on behalf of small business, including an assessment of the effectiveness of Federal subsidy and assistance programs for small business, the impact of Federal regulations on small business, and the development and strengthening of minority, women-owned, and other small businesses. Directs the Office to make recommendations to the Chairmen and ranking Members of the Senate and House Small Business Committees and the SBA with respect to issues and regulations affecting small business and the necessity for corrective action by the SBA, any Federal department or agency, or Congress.
Passed Senate amended (11/05/1999)
Directs the Chief Counsel of the Office to report at least annually to specified congressional committees on Federal agency compliance with certain small business deregulation requirements.