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S. 1877 (115th): Startup Act

A bill to jump-start economic recovery through the formation and growth of new businesses, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Jerry Moran

Sponsor. Senator for Kansas. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 27, 2017
Length: 48 pages
Sep 27, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 27, 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).


3 Cosponsors (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

What They Are Saying: Startup Act
    — Sen. Jerry Moran [R-KS] (Sponsor) on Oct 17, 2017

Sens. Warner, Moran Reintroduce the Bipartisan Start Up Act
    — Sen. Mark Warner [D-VA] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 29, 2017

Sens. Moran, Warner Introduce Bipartisan Startup Act
    — Sen. Jerry Moran [R-KS] (Sponsor) on Sep 28, 2017

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Sep 27, 2017

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

S. 1877 (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 S. 1877. 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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