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H.R. 1312 (115th): Small Business Capital Formation Enhancement Act

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

Since 1982, the SEC has hosted an annual government-business capital formation forum to review concerns of small business called the "SEC Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation," (“Forum”) as mandated by the Small Business Investment Incentive Act of 1980. The main focus of the Forum is to provide a platform to highlight perceived unnecessary impediments to small business capital formation and address whether they can be eliminated or reduced. Each Forum seeks to develop recommendations for government and private action to improve the environment for small business capital formation ...

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Bruce Poliquin

Sponsor. Representative for Maine's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 2, 2017
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Mar 2, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 1, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.

See Instead

S. 416 (same title)
Passed Senate (House next) — Sep 11, 2017

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History

Mar 2, 2017
 
Introduced

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Mar 9, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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May 1, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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May 1, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Financial Services

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H.R. 1312 (115th) 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 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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