Summary: S.Res.172 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate without amendment (05/06/2015)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Supports: (1) the designation of National Small Business Week, (2) efforts to encourage consumers to shop locally, and (3) efforts to increase awareness of the value of locally-owned small businesses and the impact of locally-owned small businesses on the U.S. economy.

Honors the vital role of small businesses and entrepreneurs in the United States during such week.

Recognizes: (1) the important role of the Small Business Administration as a valuable resource for U.S. entrepreneurs, (2) the importance of creating policies that promote a business friendly environment for small business owners that is free of unnecessary regulations, and (3) the National Small Business Person of the Year and the National Lender of the Year.

Encourages young entrepreneurs to pursue their passions and create more start-up businesses.