Summary: H.R.4788 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/17/2016)

SCORE for Small Business Act of 2015

This bill amends the Small Business Act, with respect to the SCORE program (Service Corps of Retired Executives), to:

  • reauthorize the program for FY2017-FY2018;
  • require the Small Business Administration to award a grant to the SCORE Association (or any successor group) to manage the SCORE program;
  • modify program requirements with respect to the role of participating volunteers, program plans and goals, and reporting; and
  • outline privacy requirements pertaining to the disclosure of information of businesses assisted under such program.

The SCORE Association shall:

  • make use of online counseling, including by webinars and an electronic mentoring platform;
  • study the future role of the SCORE program; and
  • develop a strategic plan for how the program will evolve to meet the needs of America's entrepreneurs over the next five years.