H.R. 5819 (110th): SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act


Apr 16, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 23, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate.


Nydia Velázquez

Representative for New York's 12th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 24, 2008
Length: 51 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Small Business Act to improve the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program and the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/23/2008--Passed House amended.SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act - TitleI - Modernizing the SBIR and STTR ProgramsSection101 - Amends the Small Business Act to extend through FY2010 (currently scheduled to expire at the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 16, 2008

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Apr 17, 2008
Reported by Committee

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Apr 23, 2008
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5819”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (1R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Apr 23, 2008 7:17 p.m.
Agreed to 355/48
Apr 23, 2008 7:26 p.m.
Agreed to 405/0
Apr 23, 2008 7:33 p.m.
Agreed to 406/0
Apr 23, 2008 8:15 p.m.
Passed 368/43

Related Bills

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H.Res. 1125 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Apr 23, 2008

H.R. 5789 (Related)
Science and Technology Innovation Act of 2008

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Apr 15, 2008

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