H.R. 2441: Small Business Fairness Act of 2013

Introduced:
Jun 19, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
1% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Cynthia Lummis
Representative for Wyoming At Large
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Jun 19, 2013
Length
3 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 5829 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 18, 2012

S. 1190 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 19, 2013

 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on June 19, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Jun 19, 2013
Referred to Committee Jun 19, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

4% chance of getting past committee.
1% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
Full Title

To amend the Small Business Act to permit agencies to count certain contracts toward contracting goals.

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Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committees

House Small Business

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6/19/2013--Introduced.
Small Business Fairness Act of 2013 - Amends the Small Business Act to permit a contract between a federal agency and a small business teaming arrangement entity to be deemed awarded for purposes of the small business procurement and services contracting goals established by the head of that agency if the obligations of such entity are performed by a qualified HUBZone (historically underutilized business zone) small business or a small business owned and controlled by service-disabled veterans, socially and economically disadvantaged individuals, or women.
Defines "teaming arrangement entity" as a prime contractor under a contractor team arrangement as defined under specified provisions of the Federal Acquisition Regulation.

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