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S. 607 (115th): Native American Business Incubators Program Act

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A bill to establish a business incubators program within the Department of the Interior to promote economic development in Indian reservation communities.

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Sponsor and status

Tom Udall

Sponsor. Senior Senator for New Mexico. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 20, 2018
Length: 26 pages
Introduced
Mar 13, 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 Senate on March 22, 2018 but was never passed by the House.

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Udall: 'We Must Make Cultural, Political, and Economic Sovereignty a Reality for all American Indian and Alaska Native Tribes'
    — Sen. Tom Udall [D-NM] (Sponsor) on Jul 12, 2017

Cantwell, Udall, Tester Introduce Measure to Create Jobs by Fostering Entrepreneurship in Indian Country
    — Sen. Maria Cantwell [D-WA] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 16, 2017

Hoeven: Senate Passes Six Bills for Indian Country
    — Sen. John Hoeven [R-ND] on Mar 23, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 607 will add $18 million in new spending through 2022.
Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 607 will add $18 million in new spending through 2023.

History

Mar 13, 2017
 
Introduced

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Mar 29, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 26, 2017
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

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Mar 22, 2018
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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Jul 24, 2018
 
Considered by For Indigenous Peoples of the United States

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

Nov 20, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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.

S. 607 (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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