H.R. 639 (110th): To designate as HUBZones the disaster areas associated with Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

110th Congress, 2007–2009. Text as of Jan 23, 2007 (Introduced).

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110th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 639

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 23, 2007

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Small Business

A BILL

To designate as HUBZones the disaster areas associated with Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

1.

Designation as HUBZones

(a)

Definition of HUBZone

Section 3(p)(1) of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 632(p)(1)) is amended—

(1)

in subparagraph ( D), by striking or;

(2)

in subparagraph (E), by striking the period at the end and inserting ; or; and

(3)

by adding at the end the following:

(F)

areas in which the President has declared a major disaster (as that term is defined in section 102 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5122)) as a result of Hurricane Katrina of August 2005 or Hurricane Rita of September 2005.

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(b)

Small Business Competitive Demonstration Program

Section 711(d) of the Small Business Competitive Demonstration Program Act of 1988 (15 U.S.C. 644 note) is amended by adding at the end the following:

(e)

Exception

Notwithstanding subsection (d), the Program shall not apply to any contract related to relief or reconstruction from Hurricane Katrina of 2005 or Hurricane Rita of 2005.

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