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Introduced in House (04/02/2004)

Amends the Small Business Act to state that a business shall not be prevented from participating in the Small Business Innovation Research Program (a program under which a portion of Federal agencies' research and development efforts is reserved for award to small businesses) solely because the business is owned in part by: (1) a venture capital operating company managed and controlled by one or more U.S. citizens or permanent resident aliens; or (2) an employee benefit or pension plan.