Text: H.R.6940 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (09/27/2018)


115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 6940


To provide access to and manage the distribution of excess or surplus property to veteran-owned small businesses.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 27, 2018

Mr. Cook (for himself and Ms. Judy Chu of California) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Small Business


A BILL

To provide access to and manage the distribution of excess or surplus property to veteran-owned small businesses.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Veterans Small Business Enhancement Act of 2018”.

SEC. 2. Access to surplus property for veteran-owned small businesses.

Section 32 of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 657b) is amended by adding at the end the following:

“(g) Access to surplus property for veteran-Owned small businesses.—The Administrator, in coordination with the Administrator of General Services, shall provide access to and manage the distribution of surplus property and foreign excess personal property returned to a State for handling as surplus property owned by the United States to small business concerns owned and controlled by veterans (as verified by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs under section 8127 of title 38, United States Code) pursuant to a memorandum of understanding between the Administrator, the Administrator of General Services, and the head of the applicable state agency (as defined in section 549 of title 40, United States Code) for surplus properties.”.