H.R. 2499: Veterans Entrepreneurship Act of 2015

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: Jul 28, 2015
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Small Business Act to increase access to capital for veteran entrepreneurs, to help create jobs, and for other purposes.

Summary

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 ...

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History

May 21, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 10, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

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

Jul 13, 2015
 
Passed House

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

Jul 23, 2015
 
Passed Senate with Changes

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.

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