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H.R. 3997 (114th): To amend MAP-21 to establish a veterans business enterprises program, and for other purposes.


The text of the bill below is as of Nov 16, 2015 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


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114th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3997

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

November 16, 2015

(for himself, Mr. Clyburn, Ms. Norton, Ms. Brown of Florida, and Mrs. Bustos) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Small Business, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

A BILL

To amend MAP–21 to establish a veterans business enterprises program, and for other purposes.

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Veterans business enterprises program

Section 1101 of MAP–21 (23 U.S.C. 101 note) is amended by adding at the end the following:

(c)

Veterans business enterprises program

Except to the extent that the Secretary determines otherwise, not less than 10 percent of the amounts made available for any program under divisions A and B of this Act and section 403 of title 23, United States Code, shall be expended through small business concerns owned and controlled by veterans, as defined in section 3(q) of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 632(q)).

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