H.R. 5297 (111th): Small Business Jobs Act of 2010

An act to create the Small Business Lending Fund Program to direct the Secretary of the Treasury to make capital investments in eligible institutions in order to increase the availability of credit for small businesses, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax incentives for small business job creation, and for other purposes



May 13, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 27, 2010

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 27, 2010.


Pub.L. 111-240


Barney Frank

Representative for Massachusetts's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 24, 2010
Length: 101 pages

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 3103: Small Business Job Creation Act of 2010

Introduced on Mar 10, 2010. 64% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 5302: State Small Business Credit Initiative Act of 2010

Introduced on May 13, 2010. 95% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 5832: Small Business Export Enhancement Act of 2010

Introduced on Jul 22, 2010. 94% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 4302: Small Business Job Creation and Access to Capital Act of 2009

Introduced on Dec 14, 2009. 99% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 1196: Small Business International Trade Enhancements Act of 2009

Introduced on Jun 8, 2009. 68% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 2780: Small Business Intermediary Lending Pilot Program Act of 2009

Introduced on Nov 17, 2009. 95% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 5332: Small Business Intermediary Lending Pilot Program Act of 2010

Introduced on May 18, 2010. 97% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 1832: Small Business Access to Capital Act of 2009

Introduced on Oct 21, 2009. 37% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 1817: Small Business Emergency Loan Relief Act of 2009

Introduced on Oct 20, 2009. 25% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 2918: Helping Small Business Succeed Act of 2009

Introduced on Dec 21, 2009. 24% incorporated. (compare text)


May 13, 2010

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May 19, 2010
Ordered Reported

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Jun 17, 2010
Passed House (Senate next)

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Sep 16, 2010
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Sep 23, 2010
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Sep 27, 2010
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 5297 (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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