S. 1826 (112th): STARTUP Act

Nov 08, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
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H.R. 3427 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Nov 15, 2011

Ron Wyden
Senior Senator from Oregon
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Last Updated
Nov 08, 2011
18 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 3427 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 15, 2011

H.R. 3630 (Related)
Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012

Signed by the President
Feb 22, 2012


This bill was introduced on November 8, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Nov 08, 2011
Referred to Committee Nov 08, 2011
Full Title

A bill to provide for the availability of self-employment assistance to individuals receiving extended compensation or emergency unemployment compensation.


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2 cosponsors (2D) (show)

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Startup Technical Assistance for Reemployment Training and Unemployment Prevention Act or the STARTUP Act - Amends the Federal-State Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 1970 to authorize states to establish a self-employment assistance program (a program to provide unemployed individuals with an allowance in lieu of extended unemployment compensation to establish a business and become self-employed).
Amends the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008 to allow individuals receiving emergency unemployment compensation to participate in a self-employment assistance program.
Directs the Secretary of Labor to: (1) award grants to states for self-employment assistance programs; (2) develop model language that may be used by states in enacting such programs and provide technical assistance to states in establishing, improving, and administering such programs; (3) establish reporting requirement for states that have established such programs; and (4) report to Congress on the effectiveness of such programs.
Amends the Riegle Community Development and Regulatory Improvement Act of 1994 to repeal the program for investment in microentrepreneurs. Limits and rescinds funding for the Loan Modernization and Accounting System established by the Small Business Administration (SBA). Directs the Administrator of SBA to terminate the Special Purpose Counseling Grant program under the Small Business Act.

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