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


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

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

Small Business Early-Stage Investment Act of 2009 - Amends the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 to direct the Administrator of the Small Business Administration (SBA) to establish and carry ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 7, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

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.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3738”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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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