TEXT OF AMENDMENTS; Congressional Record Vol. 165, No. 131
(Senate - August 01, 2019)

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                           TEXT OF AMENDMENTS

  SA 935. Mr. LEE submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by him 
to the bill S. 1340, to authorize activities to combat the Ebola 
outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and for other 
purposes; which was ordered to lie on the table; as follows:

       On page 7, beginning on line 12, strike ``Notwithstanding 
     section 110'' and all that follows through ``2018'' on line 
     20 and insert the following: ``The Administrator of the 
     United States Agency for International Development shall 
     provide assistance, including multi-sectoral, non-
     humanitarian, and non-trade related foreign assistance, to 
     the Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan, and 
     Burundi to effectively combat the Ebola outbreak that began 
     in August 20 2018, following certification from the Secretary 
     of State pursuant to section 110 of the Trafficking Victims 
     Protection Act of 2000 (22 U.S.C. 7101) that each such 
     country receiving assistance meets the minimum standards for 
     the elimination of trafficking or is making significant 
     efforts to bring itself into compliance with such 
     standards''.
       On page 8, after line 13, add the following:
       (c) Rule of Construction.--Nothing in this section shall be 
     constructed as preventing humanitarian assistance from being

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     provided to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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  SA 936. Mr. McCONNELL (for Mr. Kennedy) proposed an amendment to the 
bill S. 862, to extend the sunset for collateral requirements for Small 
Business Administration disaster loans; as follows:

       Strike all after the enacting clause and insert the 
     following:

     SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

       This Act may be cited as the ``Rebuilding Small Businesses 
     After Disasters Act''.

     SEC. 2. EXTENSION OF SUNSET FOR COLLATERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR 
                   SBA DISASTER LOANS.

       Section 2102(b) of the RISE After Disaster Act of 2015 (15 
     U.S.C. 636 note) is amended, in the matter preceding 
     paragraph (1), by striking ``4 years'' and inserting ``7 
     years''.

     SEC. 3. GAO REPORT ON DEFAULT RATES.

       Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of this 
     Act, the Comptroller General of the United States shall 
     submit to the Committee on Small Business and 
     Entrepreneurship of the Senate and the Committee on Small 
     Business of the House of Representatives a report comparing--
       (1) the performance, including the default rate, of loans 
     made under section 7(b)(1) of the Small Business Act (15 
     U.S.C. 636(b)(1)) during the period--
       (A) beginning on January 1, 2000; and
       (B) ending on the date on which the Small Business 
     Administration began making loans in accordance with the 
     amendment made by section 2102(a) of the RISE After Disaster 
     Act of 2015 (Public Law 114-88; 129 Stat. 690); and
       (2) the performance, including the default rate, of loans 
     made under 7(b)(1) of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 
     636(b)(1)) in accordance with the amendment made by section 
     2102(a) of the RISE After Disaster Act of 2015 (Public Law 
     114-88; 129 Stat. 690).
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  SA 937. Mr. McCONNELL (for Mr. Kennedy) proposed an amendment to the 
bill S. 862, to extend the sunset for collateral requirements for Small 
Business Administration disaster loans; as follows:

       Amend the title so as to read: ``A bill to extend the 
     sunset for collateral requirements for Small Business 
     Administration disaster loans.''.

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