H.R.971 - Surviving Spouse Contracting Preference Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6] (Introduced 02/07/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/07/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.971 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/07/2017)
Surviving Spouse Contracting Preference Act
This bill treats a small business owned by the surviving spouse of member of the Armed Forces killed in the line of duty as a small business concern owned and controlled by a service-disabled veteran for purposes of contracting goals and preferences of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
The company shall be so considered beginning on the date on which the member of the Armed Forces dies and ending on the earlier of the date on which the surviving spouse: (1) remarries, or (2) relinquishes ownership in such business.