H.R. 1902 (112th): Minority Business Development Improvements Act of 2011

Introduced:
May 13, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Bobby Rush
Representative for Illinois's 1st congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
May 13, 2011
Length
7 pages
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Status

This bill was introduced on May 13, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced May 13, 2011
Referred to Committee May 13, 2011
 
Full Title

To establish in the Department of Commerce the Minority Business Development Program to provide qualified minority businesses with technical assistance and contracting opportunities, and for other purposes.

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5/13/2011--Introduced.
Minority Business Development Improvements Act of 2011 - Requires the Director of the Minority Business Development Agency to establish the Minority Business Development Program to provide qualified minority businesses with technical assistance and contract procurement assistance.
Outlines minority business qualification requirements for the Program, including that:
(1) not less than 51% of the entity be directly and unconditionally owned by historically disadvantaged individuals, and
(2) each officer or other individual exercising control over regular operations is a historically disadvantaged individual.
Outlines specific types of technical assistance authorized under the Program.
Authorizes the Director to enter into agreements for the fulfillment of federal procurement contracts by, and contracting opportunities for, qualified minority businesses. Provides contract limits.
Allows the Director to terminate a qualified minority business from the Program under specified circumstances.

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