To amend the Small Business Act to increase transparency and to enhance the use of microloans in rural areas, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 15, 2020
Length: 7 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 14, 2020 but was never passed by the Senate.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)
What legislators are saying
“NFIB recognizes Congressman Burchett with Guardian of Small Business award”
— Rep. Tim Burchett [R-TN2] (Sponsor) on Oct 21, 2020
“Congressmen Kim, Burchett, Introduce Bipartisan Small Business Package”
— Rep. Andy Kim [D-NJ3] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 4, 2020
Mar 4, 2020
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Mar 11, 2020
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Sep 11, 2020
Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).
Sep 14, 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.
Apr 15, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1487.
H.R. 6078 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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