H.R. 3854 (111th): Small Business Financing and Investment Act of 2009


Oct 20, 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 October 29, 2009 but was never passed by the Senate.


Kurt Schrader

Representative for Oregon's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 2, 2009
Length: 199 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

TitleI - Small Business Lending EnhancementsSection101 - Amends the Small Business Act to direct the Administrator of the Small Business Administration (SBA) to establish and carry out a program to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 20, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 21, 2009
Reported by Committee

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Oct 29, 2009
Passed House

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.


5 cosponsors (5D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Oct 29, 2009 5:18 p.m.
Agreed to 370/55
Oct 29, 2009 6:04 p.m.
Passed 389/32

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 5554 (Related)
Small Business Assistance and Relief Act of 2010

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 17, 2010

H.R. 3738 (Related)
Small Business Early-Stage Investment Act of 2009

Passed House
Last Action: Nov 18, 2009

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