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H.R. 4313 (104th): Small Business Opportunity Preservation Act of 1996

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To amend the Small Business Act to strengthen existing protections for small business participation in Federal contracting opportunities, to provide for assessments of the impacts on small businesses of the steadily increasing use of contract bundling by the procurement activities of the various Federal agencies, and for other purposes.

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Jan Meyers

Sponsor. Representative for Kansas's 3rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 28, 1996
Length: 16 pages
Sep 28, 1996
104th Congress (1995–1996)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 28, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


2 Cosponsors (2 Democrats)



Sep 28, 1996

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H.R. 4313 (104th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4313. This is the one from the 104th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 104th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1995 to Oct 4, 1996. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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