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H.R. 5231 (113th): Veterans Small Business Enhancement Act of 2014

The text of the bill below is as of Jul 29, 2014 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5231

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 29, 2014

(for himself and Ms. Duckworth) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Small Business

A BILL

To amend the Small Business Act to direct the task force of the Office of Veterans Business Development to provide access to and manage the distribution of excess or surplus property to veteran-owned small businesses.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Veterans Small Business Enhancement Act of 2014 .

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Access to excess or surplus property for veteran-owned small businesses

Subparagraph (B) of section 32(c)(3) of the Small Business Act ( 15 U.S.C. 657b(c)(3)(B) ) is amended—

(1)

in clause (v), by striking ; and and inserting a semicolon;

(2)

in clause (vi), by striking the period at the end and inserting ; and; and

(3)

by inserting at the end the following new clause:

(vii)

providing access to and managing the distribution of excess or surplus property owned by the United States to small business concerns owned and controlled by veterans, pursuant to a memorandum of understanding between the task force and the head of the appropriate State agency.

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