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        S.2679

                     One Hundred Fifteenth Congress

                                 of the

                        United States of America


                          AT THE SECOND SESSION

         Begun and held at the City of Washington on Wednesday,
           the third day of January, two thousand and eighteen


                                 An Act


 
 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.--
        ``(1) Definitions.--In this subsection--
            ``(A) the term `foreign excess property' has the meaning 
        given the term in section 102 of title 40, United States Code; 
        and
            ``(B) the term `state agency' has the meaning given the 
        term, including the roles and responsibilities assigned, in 
        section 549 of title 40, United States Code.
        ``(2) Requirement.--The Administrator, in coordination with the 
    Administrator of General Services, shall provide access to and 
    manage the distribution of surplus property, and foreign excess 
    property returned to a State for handling as surplus property, 
    owned by the United States under chapter 7 of title 40, United 
    States Code, 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 agreement between the Administrator, the 
    Administrator of General Services, and the head of the applicable 
    state agency for surplus properties and in accordance with section 
    549 of title 40, United States Code.''.

                               Speaker of the House of Representatives.

                            Vice President of the United States and    
                                               President of the Senate.