H.R.1902 - Minority Business Development Improvements Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] (Introduced 05/13/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Financial Services; Oversight and Government Reform|
|Latest Action:||07/29/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1902 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/13/2011)
Minority Business Development Improvements Act of 2011 - Requires the Director of the Minority Business Development Agency to establish the Minority Business Development Program to provide qualified minority businesses with technical assistance and contract procurement assistance. Outlines minority business qualification requirements for the Program, including that: (1) not less than 51% of the entity be directly and unconditionally owned by historically disadvantaged individuals, and (2) each officer or other individual exercising control over regular operations is a historically disadvantaged individual. Outlines specific types of technical assistance authorized under the Program.
Authorizes the Director to enter into agreements for the fulfillment of federal procurement contracts by, and contracting opportunities for, qualified minority businesses. Provides contract limits.
Allows the Director to terminate a qualified minority business from the Program under specified circumstances.