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H.R. 1693 (115th): Improving Contract Procurement for Small Businesses through More Accurate Reporting Act of 2017

The text of the bill below is as of Mar 23, 2017 (Introduced).


I

115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1693

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 23, 2017

(for herself and Mr. Fitzpatrick) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Small Business

A BILL

To amend the Small Business Act to add reporting requirements for certain small business concerns, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Improving Contract Procurement for Small Businesses through More Accurate Reporting Act of 2017.

2.

Reporting requirements for certain small business concerns

Section 15(h)(2)(E) of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 644(h)(2)(E)) is amended—

(1)

in clause (i)—

(A)

in subclause (III), by striking and at the end; and

(B)

by adding at the end the following new subclauses:

(V)

that were purchased by another entity after the initial contract was awarded and as a result of the purchase, would no longer be deemed to be small business concerns for purposes of the initial contract; and

(VI)

that were awarded using a procurement method that restricted competition to small business concerns owned and controlled by service-disabled veterans, qualified HUBZone small business concerns, small business concerns owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals, small business concerns owned and controlled by women, or a subset of any such concerns;

;

(2)

in clause (ii)—

(A)

in subclause (IV), by striking and at the end; and

(B)

by adding at the end the following new subclauses:

(VI)

that were purchased by another entity after the initial contract was awarded and as a result of the purchase, would no longer be deemed to be small business concerns owned and controlled by service-disabled veterans for purposes of the initial contract; and

(VII)

that were awarded using a procurement method that restricted competition to qualified HUBZone small business concerns, small business concerns owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals, small business concerns owned and controlled by women, or a subset of any such concerns;

;

(3)

in clause (iii)—

(A)

in subclause (V), by striking and at the end; and

(B)

by adding at the end the following new subclauses:

(VII)

that were purchased by another entity after the initial contract was awarded and as a result of the purchase, would no longer be deemed to be qualified HUBZone small business concerns for purposes of the initial contract; and

(VIII)

that were awarded using a procurement method that restricted competition to small business concerns owned and controlled by service-disabled veterans, small business concerns owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals, small business concerns owned and controlled by women, or a subset of any such concerns;

;

(4)

in clause (iv)—

(A)

in subclause (V), by striking and at the end; and

(B)

by adding at the end the following new subclauses:

(VII)

that were purchased by another entity after the initial contract was awarded and as a result of the purchase, would no longer be deemed to be small business concerns owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals for purposes of the initial contract; and

(VIII)

that were awarded using a procurement method that restricted competition to small business concerns owned and controlled by service-disabled veterans, qualified HUBZone small business concerns, small business concerns owned and controlled by women, or a subset of any such concerns;

;

(5)

in clause (v)—

(A)

in subclause (IV), by striking and at the end;

(B)

in subclause (V), by inserting and at the end; and

(C)

by adding at the end the following new subclause:

(VI)

that were purchased by another entity after the initial contract was awarded and as a result of the purchase, would no longer be deemed to be small business concerns owned by an Indian tribe other than an Alaska Native Corporation for purposes of the initial contract;

;

(6)

in clause (vi)—

(A)

in subclause (IV), by striking and at the end;

(B)

in subclause (V), by inserting and at the end; and

(C)

by adding at the end the following new subclause:

(VI)

that were purchased by another entity after the initial contract was awarded and as a result of the purchase, would no longer be deemed to be small business concerns owned by a Native Hawaiian Organization for purposes of the initial contract;

;

(7)

in clause (vii)—

(A)

in subclause (IV), by striking and at the end;

(B)

in subclause (V), by striking and at the end; and

(C)

by adding at the end the following new subclause:

(VI)

that were purchased by another entity after the initial contract was awarded and as a result of the purchase, would no longer be deemed to be small business concerns owned by an Alaska Native Corporation for purposes of the initial contract; and

; and

(8)

in clause (viii)—

(A)

in subclause (VII), by striking and at the end;

(B)

in subclause (VIII), by striking and at the end; and

(C)

by adding at the end the following new subclauses:

(IX)

that were purchased by another entity after the initial contract was awarded and as a result of the purchase, would no longer be deemed to be small business concerns owned and controlled by women for purposes of the initial contract; and

(X)

that were awarded using a procurement method that restricted competition to small business concerns owned and controlled by service-disabled veterans, qualified HUBZone small business concerns, small business concerns owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals, or a subset of any such concerns; and

.