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Small Business Government Contracting Reform Act

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A bill to provide additional assistance to small business concerns in acquiring procurement information and contracts from the United States.

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03/16/1978Introduced in House

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03/16/1978Referred to House Committee on Small Business.
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03/16/1978Introduced in House
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House Small Business03/16/1978 Referred to

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Introduced in House (03/16/1978)

Small Business Government Contracting Reform Act - Simplifies Government contracting procedures with respect to small businesses.

Establishes Government contract arbitration panels within the Small Business Administration to facilitate the resolution of disputes between any small business concern and any Federal agency having procurement authority.

Directs Federal agencies to take the apparent low responsive bidder's small business concern subcontracting plan into account in determining the responsibility of such bidder for the award of such contract.

Assigns an employee of the Small Business Administration to each Federal agency to monitor compliance with specified small business programs.

Establishes the Small Business Procurement Advisory Committee.