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H.R. 2781 (115th): Ensuring Veteran Enterprise Participation in Strategic Sourcing Act

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 2781 directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to work with the General Services Administration to increase the pool of veteran owned small businesses represented on government-wide strategic sourcing contracts.

H.R. 2781 concerns a group of contracts run by the General Services Administration known as the Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative (FSSI). The FSSI enables federal agencies to pool their buying power for common items like office supplies, janitorial products, and building maintenance services. Each group of contracts under the FSSI is awarded to roughly ten to twenty companies ...

Sponsor and status

Neal Dunn

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

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Last Updated: Jul 25, 2017
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

Jun 6, 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 July 24, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.

History

Jun 6, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jun 29, 2017
 
Considered by Oversight and Investigations

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jul 12, 2017
 
Considered by Oversight and Investigations

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jul 19, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jul 24, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee. The House Committee on Veterans' Affairs issued the report which may provide insight into the purpose of the legislation.

Jul 24, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

H.R. 2781 (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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