H.R. 2568 (111th): Fairness and Transparency in Contracting Act of 2009


May 21, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 21, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Henry “Hank” Johnson Jr.

Representative for Georgia's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 21, 2009
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Small Business Act to ensure fairness and transparency in contracting with small business concerns.

Summary (CRS)

5/21/2009--Introduced.Fairness and Transparency in Contracting Act of 2009 - Amends the Small Business Act to exclude as a small business, for purposes of meeting federal agency contracting goals with small ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 21, 2009

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2568”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


26 cosponsors (24D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 3184 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 13, 2011

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