H.R.4587 - Small Business Broadband and Emerging Information Technology Enhancement Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gibson, Christopher P. [R-NY-19] (Introduced 02/23/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Small Business|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/23/2016 Referred to the House Committee on Small Business. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4587 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/23/2016)
Small Business Broadband and Emerging Information Technology Enhancement Act of 2015
This bill amends the Small Business Act to direct the Small Business Administration (SBA) Office of Investment and Innovation to designate a senior employee to serve as the broadband and emerging information technology (BEIT) coordinator.
The Office must also provide SBA employees BEIT training to assist small businesses in the use of such technologies.
The SBA Chief Counsel for Advocacy shall evaluate the impact of broadband speed and price on small businesses.
Services provided by a small business development center shall include accessing and using BEIT as an authorized activity of small business development centers.