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H.R. 2594 (115th): Small Business Payment for Performance Act of 2017

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To amend the Small Business Act to provide interim partial payment to small business contractors that request an equitable adjustment due to a change in the terms of a construction contract, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Brian Fitzpatrick

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 23, 2017
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
May 23, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 15, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

5 Cosponsors (3 Democrats, 2 Republicans)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Fitzpatrick, Murphy, Knight Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Ensure Small Business Federal Contractors Get Paid
    — Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick [R-PA1] (Sponsor) on May 23, 2017

NEWS: House Committee Approves Murphy Small Business Bills in Bipartisan Vote
    — Rep. Stephanie Murphy [D-FL7] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 15, 2017

Adams Offers an Amendment to Study Small Business Federal Contractors
    — Rep. Alma Adams [D-NC12] on Jun 15, 2017

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 2594 will add $83 million in new spending through 2022.

History

May 23, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jun 15, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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H.R. 2594 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2594. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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