S. 163 (110th): Small Business Disaster Response and Loan Improvements Act of 2007


Jan 4, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on August 3, 2007 but was never passed by the House.


John Kerry

Senator from Massachusetts



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Last Updated: Sep 4, 2007
Length: 51 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to improve the disaster loan program of the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

8/3/2007--Passed Senate amended.Small Business Disaster Response and Loan Improvements Act of 2007 - Section3 - Extends through October 31, 2007, under the same terms and conditions, the authorization for any ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 4, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 29, 2007
Reported by Committee

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Aug 3, 2007
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 163”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (3R, 2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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Primary Source

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