Bill Text — Dec 21, 2012
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Feb 8, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on March 7, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Washington's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Dec 21, 2012
Length: 14 pages
To amend the Small Business Act with respect to procurement center representatives and acquisition planning, and for other purposes.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 3980 — 112th Congress: Small Business Opportunity Act of 2012. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr3980
“H.R. 3980 — 112th Congress: Small Business Opportunity Act of 2012.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. February 7, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr3980>
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