To amend the Small Business Act to provide comprehensive and structured business development assistance to emerging small business concerns owned by economically disadvantaged individuals to foster their entrepreneurial potential and marketplace success, without relying on preferential award of Government contracts, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Kansas's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Aug 2, 1996
Length: 28 pages
104th Congress (1995–1996)
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Aug 2, 1996
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H.R. 3994 (104th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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