S. 1870 (114th): VET Act of 2016

A bill to amend the Small Business Act to require the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to carry out a pilot program on issuing grants to eligible veterans to start or acquire qualifying businesses, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Jul 27, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 29, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Jerry Moran

Senator from Kansas

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 29, 2016
Length: 50 pages

History

Jul 27, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 29, 2015
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

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Dec 20, 2016
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

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.

S. 1870 (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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