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H.R. 499: Service-Disabled Veterans Small Business Continuation Act

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To amend the Small Business Act to clarify the treatment of certain surviving spouses under the definition of small business concern owned and controlled by service-disabled veterans.

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Sponsor and status

Steve Chabot

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

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Last Updated: Oct 15, 2019
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
Jan 11, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Jul 17, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on July 17, 2019.

Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What legislators are saying

In First 100 Days, Rep. Antonio Delgado Fights for Local Issues
    — Rep. Antonio Delgado [D-NY19] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 12, 2019

Barrasso Statement on the Presidents Address on Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico
    — Sen. John Barrasso [R-WY] on Jun 15, 2010

A Memorial Day Message from Congressman McDermott
    — Rep. Jim McDermott [D-WA7, 1989-2016] on May 22, 2015

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 499 will be negligible.

History

Jan 11, 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

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Oct 15, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on Small Business

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Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 499 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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