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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Commercializing Small Business Research and Development Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Small Business Act to promote the commercialization of certain small business research and development projects, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
06/09/2009Introduced in House

All Actions (8)

Date All Actions
06/11/2009Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
Action By: House Small Business Subcommittee on Contracting and Technology
06/11/2009Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: House Small Business Subcommittee on Contracting and Technology
06/10/2009Referred to the Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation.
Action By: Committee on Science and Technology
06/09/2009Referred to House Science and Technology
Action By: House of Representatives
06/09/2009Referred to House Small Business
Action By: House of Representatives
06/09/2009Referred to the Committee on Small Business, and in addition to the Committee on Science and Technology, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/09/2009Referred to the Subcommittee on Contracting and Technology .
Action By: Committee on Small Business
06/09/2009Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Small Business06/09/2009 Referred to
House Small Business Subcommittee on Contracting and Technology06/09/2009 Referred to
06/11/2009 Markup by
06/11/2009 Reported by
House Science and Technology06/09/2009 Referred to
House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation06/10/2009 Referred to

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Introduced in House (06/09/2009)

Commercializing Small Business Research and Development Act - Amends the Small Business Act to state as the policy of Congress that Small Business Administration (SBA) research and development (R&D) programs should focus on promoting R&D of projects governed by commercial business plans which have significant potential to produce products or services for the marketplace or for acquisition by federal agencies.

Includes energy-related and rare disease-related research topics as deserving special consideration under Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program research topics.

Includes nanotechnology-related topics within authorized research topics under the SBIR Program and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program.

Requires each federal agency that is required to have an SBIR program and that awards annually $5 billion or more in procurement contracts to establish, for FY2010 and thereafter, annual goals for the commercialization of projects funded by SBIR awards.

Directs each federal agency required to conduct an SBIR program to establish a commercialization program that supports the progress of SBIR awardees to the third (final) phase. Provides funding for such commercialization programs.