H.R. 3738 (111th): Small Business Early-Stage Investment Act of 2009

To amend the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 to establish a program for the Small Business Administration to provide financing to support early-stage small businesses in targeted industries, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Oct 7, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on November 18, 2009 but was never passed by the Senate.


Glenn Nye

Representative for Virginia's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 19, 2009
Length: 12 pages


Oct 7, 2009

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Nov 18, 2009
Passed House

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

H.R. 3738 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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