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Apr 10, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004
This bill was introduced on April 10, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Illinois's 17th congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 10, 2003
Length: 29 pages
To amend the Small Business Act to establish a development program for small business concerns owned and controlled by qualified service-disabled veterans, to reauthorize the programs of the National Veterans Business Development Corporation, to establish a Government-wide procurement goal for small business concerns owned and controlled by veterans, and for other purposes.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 1712 — 108th Congress: Veterans Federal Procurement Opportunity Act of 2003. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hr1712
“H.R. 1712 — 108th Congress: Veterans Federal Procurement Opportunity Act of 2003.” www.GovTrack.us. 2003. February 12, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hr1712>
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