S. 493 (112th): SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011


Mar 4, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 9, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mary Landrieu

Senator from Louisiana



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Last Updated: Mar 9, 2011
Length: 118 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to reauthorize and improve the SBIR and STTR programs, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/9/2011--Reported to Senate amended.SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011 - TitleI - Reauthorization of the SBIR and STTR ProgramsSection101 - Amends the Small Business Act (the Act) to reauthorize through FY2019 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 4, 2011

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Mar 9, 2011
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 493”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


8 cosponsors (5D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Mar 14, 2011 5:58 p.m.
Motion to Proceed Agreed to 84/12
Apr 5, 2011 2:55 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 90/10
May 4, 2011 12:21 p.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 52/44

Related Bills

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S. 1233 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 18, 2009

H.R. 1540 (Related)
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 31, 2011

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