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Short Titles as Introduced

Surviving Spouse Contracting Preference Act

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend title 38, United States Code, to treat small businesses, owned by surviving spouses of members of the Armed Forces killed in the line of duty, as small business concerns owned and controlled by veterans for purposes of contracting goals and preferences of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
02/07/2017Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date
02/07/2017Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/07/2017Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
02/07/2017Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Veterans' Affairs02/07/2017 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs02/07/2017 Referred to

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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.