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H.R. 1712 (108th): Veterans Federal Procurement Opportunity Act of 2003

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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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Sponsor and status

Lane Evans

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 17th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 10, 2003
Length: 29 pages
Apr 10, 2003
108th Congress (2003–2004)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 10, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


3 Cosponsors (3 Democrats)



Apr 10, 2003

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H.R. 1712 (108th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1712. This is the one from the 108th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 2003 to Dec 9, 2004. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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