H. R. 5494
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
April 12, 2018
Mr. Kelly of Mississippi (for himself, Mr. Schneider, Mr. Bergman, and Ms. Kuster of New Hampshire) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Small Business
To amend the Small Business Act to include contracts awarded under section 8127 of title 38, United States Code, in the limitations relating to subcontracting, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Protecting Business Opportunities for Veterans Adjustment Act of 2018.
Amendments to subcontracting limitations in the Small Business Act
Section 46 of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 657s) is amended—
in subsection (a), by inserting
or under section 8127 of title 38, United States Code, after
in subsection (e)(1)—
in subparagraph (D), by striking
or at the end;
in subparagraph (E), by striking the period at the end and inserting
; or; and
by adding at the end the following new subparagraph:
with respect to a contract awarded under section 8127 of title 38, United States Code, is a small business concern owned and controlled by veterans (as defined in such section).