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Oct 20, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 29, 2009 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for Oregon's 5th congressional district
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Last Updated: Nov 2, 2009
Length: 199 pages
To amend the Small Business Act and the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 to improve programs providing access to capital under such Acts, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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Reported by Committee
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Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 875 (111th).
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3854”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 17, 2010
Last Action: Nov 18, 2009
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 3854 — 111th Congress: Small Business Financing and Investment Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr3854
“H.R. 3854 — 111th Congress: Small Business Financing and Investment Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. February 6, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr3854>
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