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H.R. 1694 (114th): Fairness to Veterans for Infrastructure Investment Act of 2015


The text of the bill below is as of Nov 18, 2015 (Referred to Senate Committee). The bill was not enacted into law.


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114th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1694

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

November 18, 2015

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works

AN ACT

To amend MAP–21 to improve contracting opportunities for veteran-owned small business concerns, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Fairness to Veterans for Infrastructure Investment Act of 2015.

2.

Disadvantaged business enterprises

Section 1101(b) of MAP–21 (23 U.S.C. 101 note) is amended—

(1)

in paragraph (2) by adding at the end the following:

(C)

Veteran-owned small business concern

The term veteran-owned small business concern has the meaning given the term small business concern owned and controlled by veterans in section 3(q) of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 632(q)).

;

(2)

in paragraph (3) by inserting and veteran-owned small business concerns before the period at the end; and

(3)

in paragraph (4)(B)—

(A)

in clause (ii) by striking and at the end;

(B)

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


(C)

by adding at the end the following:

(iv)

veterans.

.

Passed the House of Representatives November 17, 2015.

Karen L. Haas,

Clerk