A bill to amend the Small Business Act to prohibit the use of reverse auctions for the procurement of covered contracts.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Louisiana. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 2, 2015
Length: 10 pages
Oct 6, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on October 7, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
- See Instead:
H.R. 1481 (same title)
Ordered Reported — Apr 19, 2016
Oct 6, 2015
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Oct 7, 2015
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Dec 20, 2016
Reported by Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship
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S. 2139 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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