H. R. 2221
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
May 1, 2015
Ms. Duckworth (for herself and Mr. Cook) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Small Business
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.
This Act may be cited as the
Veterans Small Business Enhancement Act of 2015.
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—
in clause (v), by striking
; and and inserting a semicolon;
in clause (vi), by striking the period at the end and inserting
; and; and
by inserting at the end the following new clause:
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 for surplus property.