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H.R. 4743 (115th): Small Business 7(a) Lending Oversight Reform Act of 2018

To amend the Small Business Act to strengthen the Office of Credit Risk Management within the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Steve Chabot

Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 7, 2018
Length: 7 pages
Jan 9, 2018
115th Congress (2017–2019)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 21, 2018

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 21, 2018.

Pub.L. 115-189

Position statements

What legislators are saying

This Week in Congress - May 11, 2018
    — Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP0] on May 14, 2018

On the House Floor This Week - 5/8/18
    — Rep. John Delaney [D-MD6, 2013-2018] on May 8, 2018

The Week Ahead - scheduled votes, committee action and other important notes for the week of May 7, 2018
    — Rep. David Young [R-IA3, 2015-2018] on May 7, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 4743 will add $11 million in new spending through 2023.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 2283: Small Business 7(a) Lending Oversight Reform Act of 2018

Ordered Reported on Mar 14, 2018. 73% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 1915: To amend the Small Business Act to provide the Administrator of the Small Business Administration authority to increase amount for general business loans, and for other purposes.

Introduced on Apr 5, 2017. 77% incorporated. (compare text)


Jan 9, 2018

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Jan 17, 2018
Considered by House Committee on Small Business

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

Mar 14, 2018
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.

Apr 26, 2018
Reported by House Committee on Small Business

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

May 8, 2018
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.

May 23, 2018
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Placed on Calendar in the Senate 2.

Jun 5, 2018
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jun 21, 2018
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 4743 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4743. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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