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H.R. 5494 (115th): Protecting Business Opportunities for Veterans Adjustment Act of 2018

The text of the bill below is as of Apr 12, 2018 (Introduced).


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115th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5494

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 12, 2018

(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

A BILL

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.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Protecting Business Opportunities for Veterans Adjustment Act of 2018.

2.

Amendments to subcontracting limitations in the Small Business Act

Section 46 of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 657s) is amended—

(1)

in subsection (a), by inserting or under section 8127 of title 38, United States Code, after 36,; and

(2)

in subsection (e)(1)—

(A)

in subparagraph (D), by striking or at the end;

(B)

in subparagraph (E), by striking the period at the end and inserting ; or; and

(C)

by adding at the end the following new subparagraph:

(F)

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).

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