H.R.5444 - Small Business Innovation Development Act of 198197th Congress (1981-1982)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hammerschmidt, John P. [R-AR-3] (Introduced 02/03/1982)|
|Committees:||House - Small Business|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/09/1982 Referred to Subcommittee on General Oversight. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5444 — 97th Congress (1981-1982)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/03/1982)
Small Business Innovation Development Act of 1981 - Amends the Small Business Act to direct the Small Business Administration (SBA) to: (1) maintain an information program to provide small businesses an opportunity to participate in Federal small business innovation research (SBIR) programs; (2) coordinate a schedule for release of agency SBIR solicitations and prepare a master release schedule; (3) monitor SBIR programs within Federal agencies; and (4) report at least annually to the congressional Small Business Committees on the SBIR programs.
Requires each Federal agency with a research and development budget in excess of $100,000,000 in fiscal year 1982 or any subsequent fiscal year to spend a specified percentage of its budget in connection with an SBIR program. Requires each Federal agency with a research and development budget in excess of $20,000,000 for fiscal year 1982 or any subsequent fiscal year to establish specific goals for funding research and development agreements with small businesses. Directs each Federal agency with an SBIR program to report annually to the SBA the number of awards over $10,000 in amount made under the SBIR program and to concerns other than small business concerns.
Directs the SBA to issue policy directives for the conduct of the SBIR programs.
Requires the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy to independently monitor, and report at least annually to the congressional Small Business Committees on, SBIR programs.