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S. 4873: Reaching America’s Rural Minority Businesses Act of 2020

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A bill to authorize the Minority Business Development Agency of the Department of Commerce to establish business centers at historically Black colleges and universities, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Roger Wicker

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Mississippi. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 26, 2020
Length: 10 pages
Introduced
Oct 26, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Introduced on Oct 26, 2020

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on October 26, 2020. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What legislators are saying

Mississippi HBCUs Support Reaching Americas Rural Minority Businesses Act
    — Sen. Roger Wicker [R-MS] (Sponsor) on Nov 5, 2020

Scott, Wicker, Kaine Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Minority Business Support to Rural Areas
    — Sen. Tim Scott [R-SC] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 27, 2020

Wicker, Kaine, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Expand Minority Business Support to Rural Areas
    — Sen. Roger Wicker [R-MS] (Sponsor) on Oct 27, 2020

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History

Oct 26, 2020
 
Introduced

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S. 4873 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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