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


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

About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

9/27/2010--Public Law.Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 - TitleI - Small BusinessesSubtitleA - Small Business Access to CreditSmall Business Job Creation and Access to Capital Act of 2010 - PartI ... Read more >


May 13, 2010

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 19, 2010
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jun 17, 2010
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Sep 16, 2010
Passed Senate with Changes

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.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5297”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


20 cosponsors (20D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Jun 17, 2010 1:07 p.m.
Agreed to 420/0
Jun 17, 2010 1:14 p.m.
Agreed to 414/0
Jun 17, 2010 1:23 p.m.
Agreed to 418/3
Jun 17, 2010 2:03 p.m.
Passed 241/182
Jul 29, 2010 4:53 p.m.
Motion Agreed to 70/23
Sep 14, 2010 11:01 a.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 46/52
Sep 16, 2010 10:49 a.m.
Motion Rejected 41/58
Sep 16, 2010 11:20 a.m.
Motion Rejected 51/48
Sep 16, 2010 12:01 p.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 61/38
Sep 16, 2010 12:30 p.m.
Bill Passed 61/38
Concurring in the Senate Amendment
Sep 23, 2010 3:03 p.m.
Passed 237/187

Related Bills

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

H.Res. 1640 (Related)
Providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 5297) to create ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Sep 23, 2010

H.R. 5832 (Related)
Small Business Export Enhancement Act of 2010

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 22, 2010

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