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H.R. 2499 (114th): Veterans Entrepreneurship Act of 2015

The Veterans Entrepreneurship Act would waive the upfront guarantee fee required for a Small Business Administration express loan for veterans or their spouses. Normally this fee is required from the borrower and scales increasingly with the size of the loan. The bill would remove any obligation for a veteran or their spouse to pay this fee. The bill was referred ... Continue reading »

Overview

Introduced:

May 21, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 28, 2015

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 28, 2015.

Law:

Pub.L. 114-38

Sponsor:

Steve Chabot

Representative for Ohio's 1st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 11, 2016
Length: 3 pages

History

May 21, 2015
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jun 10, 2015
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jun 25, 2015
 
Reported by House Committee on Small Business

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Jul 13, 2015
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Jul 23, 2015
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 27, 2015
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 28, 2015
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 2499 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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