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Short Titles as Introduced

Small Business Broadband and Emerging Information Technology Enhancement Act of 2015

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Official Title as Introduced

To improve certain programs of the Small Business Administration to better assist small business customers in accessing broadband technology, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
02/23/2016Introduced in House

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02/23/2016Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/23/2016Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (2)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Hanna, Richard L. [R-NY-22]* 02/23/2016
Rep. Moulton, Seth [D-MA-6]* 02/23/2016

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House Small Business02/23/2016 Referred to

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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.