S.2143 - Veterans Entrepreneurship Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH] (Introduced 03/13/2014)|
|Committees:||Senate - Small Business and Entrepreneurship|
|Latest Action:||06/04/2014 Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.|
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Summary: S.2143 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/13/2014)
Veterans Entrepreneurship Act - Amends the Small Business Act to prohibit the Administrator of the Small Business Administration (SBA) from assessing a guarantee fee in connection with a loan made under the SBA Express Program to a veteran or spouse of a veteran on or after October 1, 2014.
Directs the Administrator to report to Congress on: (1) the feasibility of providing financial planning and counseling to owners of small business concerns who are members of a reserve component prior to deployment; (2) the level of outreach to and consultation with female veterans by women's business centers and veterans business outreach centers; and (3) the Military Reservists Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program, which shall include a discussion of SBA outreach efforts to increase participation, the number of loans made, and an analysis of the effectiveness of, and recommendations for improving, the Program.