Text: H.R.3997 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (11/16/2015)


114th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3997


To amend MAP–21 to establish a veterans business enterprises program, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

November 16, 2015

Mr. Cummings (for himself, Mr. Clyburn, Ms. Norton, Ms. Brown of Florida, and Mrs. Bustos) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Small Business, 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


A BILL

To amend MAP–21 to establish a veterans business enterprises program, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Veterans business enterprises program.

Section 1101 of MAP–21 (23 U.S.C. 101 note) is amended by adding at the end the following:

“(c) Veterans business enterprises program.—Except to the extent that the Secretary determines otherwise, not less than 10 percent of the amounts made available for any program under divisions A and B of this Act and section 403 of title 23, United States Code, shall be expended through small business concerns owned and controlled by veterans, as defined in section 3(q) of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 632(q)).”.


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