S.Res.86 - A resolution to express the sense of the Senate recognizing the important role played by the Small Business Administration on behalf of the United States small business community.107th Congress (2001-2002)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Bond, Christopher S. [R-MO] (Introduced 05/09/2001)|
|Latest Action:||05/09/2001 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4582-4584; text: CR S4613) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.86 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
States that the Small Business Administration (SBA) should continue to be the leading advocate in the Federal Government for small businesses.
Passed Senate without amendment (05/09/2001)
Urges the President to: (1) strengthen and expand assistance to small businesses through Federal programs, including Federal contracts, guaranteed loans, special programs in economically distressed areas, and management assistance programs such as the Service Corps of Retired Executives and the Small Business Development Center and Women's Business Center programs; (2) adopt a policy to achieve the applicable Federal procurement goals for small businesses, including such goals for women-owned businesses, HUBZone businesses, socially and economically disadvantaged businesses, and businesses owned by service-disabled veterans; (3) hold the head of each Federal department and agency accountable in ensuring that such goals are achieved; and (4) direct such heads to comply fully with requirements of the Small Business Regulatory Fairness Act and the Regulatory Flexibility Act.
States that the SBA Administrator should have an active role as a member of the President's Cabinet and the Domestic and National Economic Policy Councils.