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Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Small Business Act to ensure uniformity in procurement terminology, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
03/20/2017Introduced in House

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03/20/2017Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/20/2017Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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House Small Business03/20/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in House (03/20/2017)

This bill amends the Small Business Act to require each government contract for the purchase of goods and services that has an anticipated value greater than the micro-purchase threshold but not greater than the simplified acquisition threshold (currently, greater than $2,500 but not greater than $100,000) to be reserved exclusively for small business concerns unless the contracting officer is unable to obtain offers from 2 or more small business concerns that are competitive with market prices and are competitive with regard to the quality and delivery of the goods or services being purchased.