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H.R. 5146: Unlocking Opportunities for Small Businesses Act of 2019

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To amend the Small Business Act to require contracting officers to take a small business concern's past performance as part of a joint venture into account when evaluating the small business concern, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Jim Hagedorn

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

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Last Updated: Jan 9, 2020
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Nov 18, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Jan 8, 2020

This bill passed in the House on January 8, 2020 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

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

Rep. Hagedorns Small Business Legislation, H.R. 5146, Passes the U.S. House
    — Rep. Jim Hagedorn [R-MN1] (Sponsor) on Jan 8, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 5146 will add $1 million in new spending through 2025.

History

Nov 18, 2019
 
Introduced

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

Nov 20, 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.

Dec 19, 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.

Jan 8, 2020
 
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. 5146 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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