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S. 294: Native American Business Incubators Program Act


A bill to establish a business incubators program within the Department of the Interior to promote economic development in Indian reservation communities.

Sponsor and status

Tom Udall

Sponsor. Senior Senator for New Mexico. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 23, 2020
Length: 9 pages
Introduced
Jan 31, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 20, 2020

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 20, 2020.

Law
Pub.L. 116-174
Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Udall Applauds House Passage of 5 Senate Indian Affairs Committee Bills
    — Sen. Tom Udall [D-NM] (Sponsor) on Sep 21, 2020

Cantwell, Murray Slam Trump Administration Proposal to Weaken Protections against Discrimination in Health Care
    — Sen. Maria Cantwell [D-WA] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 15, 2019

My Votes – Week of September 21st
    — Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA5] on Sep 25, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 294 will add $25 million in new spending through 2029.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 1900: Native American Business Incubators Program Act

Introduced on Mar 27, 2019. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Jan 31, 2019
 
Introduced

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

Feb 6, 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.

Apr 8, 2019
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

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.

Jun 27, 2019
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 29, 2020
 
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Sep 18, 2020
 
On House Schedule

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

Sep 18, 2020
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

Sep 21, 2020
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 20, 2020
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 294 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 294. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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