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H.R. 1615: Verification Alignment and Service-disabled Business Adjustment Act

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To transfer the responsibility of verifying small business concerns owned and controlled by veterans or service-disabled veterans to the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Trent Kelly

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

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Last Updated: Nov 14, 2019
Length: 20 pages
Introduced
Mar 7, 2019
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Nov 13, 2019

This bill passed in the House on November 13, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
39% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Kuster Visits Associated Grocers New England to Discuss their Work & Role in the Community
    — Rep. Ann Kuster [D-NH2] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 4, 2019

Amata Welcomes House Passage of Small Business Veterans Bill
    — Rep. Aumua Amata [R-AS0] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 14, 2019

the daily leader: wednesday, november 13, 2019
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Nov 12, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 1615 will add $3 million in new spending through 2024.

History

Mar 7, 2019
 
Introduced

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

Jul 17, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Nov 8, 2019
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Nov 12, 2019
 
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.

Nov 13, 2019
 
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.

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1615 is 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.

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