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H.R. 4387: To establish Growth Accelerator Fund Competition within the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes.

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Adriano Espaillat

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 13th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 22, 2019
Length: 6 pages
Sep 18, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Passed House (Senate next) on Oct 21, 2019

This bill passed in the House on October 21, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Espaillat Applauds House Passage of His Bill to Codify, Reauthorize and Fund Growth Accelerator Fund Competition
    — Rep. Adriano Espaillat [D-NY13] (Sponsor) on Oct 23, 2019

Rep. Cuellar Votes to Bolster Funding for Small Businesses
    — Rep. Henry Cuellar [D-TX28] on Oct 23, 2019

Washington Watch - 10/28/19
    — Rep. Rob Woodall [R-GA7] on Oct 28, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 4387 will add $6 million in new spending through 2024.


Sep 18, 2019

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Sep 25, 2019
Ordered Reported

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Oct 17, 2019
Reported by House Committee on Small Business

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Oct 21, 2019
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 4387 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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