H. R. 1313
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
May 19, 2015
Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs
To amend title 38, United States Code, to enhance the treatment of certain small business concerns for purposes of Department of Veterans Affairs contracting goals and preferences.
This Act may be cited as the
Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business Relief Act.
Modification of treatment under contracting goals and preferences of Department of Veterans Affairs
Section 8127(h) of title 38, United States Code, is amended—
in paragraph (3), by striking
rated as and all that follows through
disability. and inserting a period; and
in paragraph (2), by amending subparagraph (C) to read as follows:
The date that—
in the case of a surviving spouse of a veteran with a service-connected disability rated as 100 percent disabling or who dies as a result of a service-connected disability, is 10 years after the date of the veteran’s death; or
in the case of a surviving spouse of a veteran with a service-connected disability rated as less than 100 percent disabling who does not die as a result of a service-connected disability, is 3 years after the date of the veteran’s death.
The amendments made by subsection (a) shall take effect on the date that is 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act and shall apply with respect to contracts awarded on or after such date.
Passed the House of Representatives May 18, 2015.
Karen L. Haas,
Robert F. Reeves,