S. 1870: 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.

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Overview

Introduced:

Jul 27, 2015

Status:

Reported by Committee on Jul 29, 2015

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on July 29, 2015.

Sponsor:

Jerry Moran

Junior Senator from Kansas

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 29, 2016
Length: 50 pages

Prognosis:

2% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Jul 27, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 29, 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.

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 1870 is 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.

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