New Cosponsor — Nov 17, 2011
New Cosponsor: Rep. Henry Cuellar [D-TX28]
The bill now has 13 cosponsors (13 Democrats).
Sep 15, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on September 15, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Indiana's 2nd congressional district
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Last Updated: Sep 15, 2011
Length: 2 pages
To amend the Small Business Act with respect to goals for procurement contracts awarded to small business concerns, and for other purposes.
9/15/2011--Introduced.Small Business Opportunity Expansion Act of 2011 - Amends the Small Business Act to increase the government-wide goal for awards to small businesses from 23% to 24% of the total ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2949 — 112th Congress: Small Business Opportunity Expansion Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2949
“H.R. 2949 — 112th Congress: Small Business Opportunity Expansion Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. November 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2949>
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