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USSB4324IntroRestoring Critical Supply Chains and Intellectual Property Act
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2020-07-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4321IntroContinuing Small Business Recovery and Paycheck Protection Program Act
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2020-07-27
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB2549IntroSmall Business Child Care Investment Act This bill deems certain nonprofit child care providers to be small business concerns so that they may participate in loan programs administered by the Small Business Administration.
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB3742IntroRELIEF for Main Street Act Recharge and Empower Local Innovation and Entrepreneurs Fund for Main Street Act This bill establishes for one year the Small Business Local Relief Program, which shall allocate resources to states, local governments, and N...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB4065EngrossReinforcing American-Made Products Act of 2020 This bill specifies that the Federal Trade Commission's regulation of the labeling of products as Made in the U.S.A. or Made in America supersedes any conflicting state laws.
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2020-07-23
Held at the desk.
USSB4227IntroEIDL for Small Businesses Act Ensuring Increased Disaster Loans for Small Businesses Act
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2020-07-20
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB4217IntroPPP Access for Rural Hospitals Act This bill includes within the Paycheck Protection Program, established to support small businesses in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), certain rural hospitals or hospitals serving low-income pa...
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2020-07-20
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB7533IntroSmall Business Category Management Training Act This bill requires the Small Business Administration to develop a training curriculum on category management, including best practices for purchasing goods and services from small businesses, for the st...
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2020-07-09
To House Small Business Committee
USHB7552IntroPREPARE Act Providing Resources for Emergency Preparedness and Resilient Enterprises Act
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2020-07-09
To House Small Business Committee
USHB7522IntroTo establish the Small Business Economic Assistance Program. This bill establishes the Small Business Economic Assistance Program to provide financial assistance to certain small businesses. Among other eligibility requirements, a small business must...
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2020-07-09
To House Small Business Committee
USSB4116PassA bill to extend the authority for commitments for the paycheck protection program and separate amounts authorized for other loans under section 7(a) of the Small Business Act, and for other purposes. This bill extends through August 8, 2020, the app...
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2020-07-04
Became Public Law No: 116-147. (TXT | PDF)
USSB4171IntroCalculate PPP Forgiveness Act of 2020 This bill requires the Small Business Administration to establish or certify an online calculator that allows a recipient of assistance under the Paycheck Protection Program established to support small businesse...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB4194IntroNational Institute of Manufacturing Act
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2020-07-02
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB4167IntroSmall Business Disaster Loan Enhancement Act of 2020 This bill authorizes and provides funding for additional disaster loans and grants made to small businesses by the Small Business Administration (SBA) and temporarily limits the interest rate for c...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB4208IntroMinority Business Resiliency Act of 2020 This bill permanently authorizes the Minority Business Development Agency and provides additional funding for the agency to assist minority businesses affected by COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Spe...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB7481IntroRESTART Act Reviving the Economy Sustainably Towards A Recovery in Twenty-twenty Act This bill establishes a loan program whereby the Small Business Administration (SBA) shall guarantee loan amounts to certain businesses affected by COVID-19 (i.e., c...
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2020-07-02
To House Small Business Committee
USSB4127IntroTreating Tribes and Counties as Good Neighbors Act
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2020-07-01
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB4125IntroPaycheck Protection Program Extension and Modification Act of 2020 This bill extends through December 31, 2020, the Paycheck Protection Program established to support small businesses in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), and it a...
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2020-07-01
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB7437IntroTo extend the authority for commitments for the paycheck protection program and separate amounts authorized for other loans under section 7(a) of the Small Business Act, and for other purposes. This bill extends through August 8, 2020, the applicatio...
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2020-07-01
To House Small Business Committee
USSB4145IntroPayment Choice Act of 2020 This bill makes it unlawful for a person selling goods or services at retail to (1) refuse to accept U.S. cash for the goods or services, (2) post signs or notices stating that cash payment is unaccepted, or (3) charge a hi...
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2020-07-01
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB4130IntroAmerican Foundries Act of 2020
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2020-07-01
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB4135IntroHEAL Act Helping Entrepreneurs Access Loans Act This bill establishes eligibility and provides funding for Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loans and advance grants for eligible small businesses. Eligible small businesses are those that (...
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2020-07-01
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB7451IntroHEAL Act Helping Entrepreneurs Access Loans Act This bill establishes eligibility and provides funding for Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loans and advance grants for eligible small businesses. Eligible small businesses are those that (...
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2020-07-01
To House Small Business Committee
USHB7259EngrossPatents for Humanity Program Improvement Act This bill authorizes the holder of an acceleration certificate awarded under the Patents for Humanity program to transfer the certificate to another party. (The Patents for Humanity program recognizes pate...
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2020-06-30
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 488.
USSB4101IntroLIFT UP Act Loan Interest Forgiveness for Taxpayers Under a Pandemic Act of 2020 This bill modifies specified debt relief made available to small businesses in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Specifically, the Small Business Ad...
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2020-06-30
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB4117IntroPaycheck Protection Small Business Forgiveness Act This bill modifies loan forgiveness under the Paycheck Protection Program established to support small businesses in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Specifically, the bill prov...
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2020-06-30
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB7434IntroTo require the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to establish the interest rate for economic injury disaster loans, and for other purposes. This bill requires the Small Business Administration to establish the interest rate at 1% for...
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2020-06-30
To House Small Business Committee
USHB7397IntroTo amend the Small Business Act to provide that certain chambers of commerce and destination marketing organizations are eligible for loans under the paycheck protection program, and for other purposes. This bill expands the Paycheck Protection Progr...
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2020-06-29
To House Small Business Committee
USHB7197IntroRESTAURANTS Act of 2020 Real Economic Support That Acknowledges Unique Restaurant Assistance Needed To Survive Act of 2020 This bill temporarily establishes and provides funding for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, from which the Department of the...
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2020-06-29
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H2598-2599)
USHB7409IntroTo temporarily extend participation in the 8(a) program of the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes. This bill requires the Small Business Administration to allow any small business participating in its 8(a) Business Development prog...
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2020-06-29
To House Small Business Committee
USHB7403IntroProtecting Small Business Contracting Opportunities Act of 2020 This bill exempts certain contracts awarded to small businesses from the procedural requirements of any federal rule or guidance on category management or contract consolidation and limi...
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2020-06-29
To House Small Business Committee
USHB7413IntroTo direct the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to establish or certify a calculator that assists lenders and recipients with paycheck protection program loan forgiveness, and for other purposes. This bill requires the Small Business...
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2020-06-29
To House Small Business Committee
USHB7342IntroFederal Small Businesses Contractor Prompt Payment Reporting Act This bill requires each federal agency to report to Congress on the timeliness, including acceleration, of payments made to a prime contractor that is a small business or that subcontra...
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2020-06-25
To House Small Business Committee
USHB7366IntroRestoring America's Leadership in Innovation Act of 2020
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2020-06-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB4066IntroPACT Act Platform Accountability and Consumer Transparency Act
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2020-06-24
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB7320IntroTo amend the Small Business Act to require equitable adjustments to certain construction contracts, and for other purposes. This bill allows a small business performing a construction contract awarded by a federal agency to request an equitable adjus...
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2020-06-24
To House Small Business Committee
USSB1640IntroPortable Fuel Container Safety Act of 2019
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2020-06-23
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 482.
USSB4047IntroSaving Our Street Act This bill establishes and provides funding for the Microbusiness Assistance Fund through which the Department of the Treasury must provide grants to specified small entities. Specifically, the bill provides $125 billion for gran...
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2020-06-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHR1015IntroResolution recognizing all speedways as essential businesses and calling on local authorities and governors to work with racetrack owners and stakeholders to commence outdoor races immediately. This resolution recognizes all speedways as essential bu...
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2020-06-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7299IntroCOVID-19 SCAM Act COVID-19 Stop Calling Americans Maliciously Act
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2020-06-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSR635IntroA resolution expressing support for the Fourth of July, America's birthday, and the hundreds of businesses and workers that make up the fireworks industry. This resolution recognizes the historic importance of fireworks displays in the United States ...
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2020-06-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7277IntroUnconscionable Pricing Act
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2020-06-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4012IntroRESTAURANTS Act of 2020 Real Economic Support That Acknowledges Unique Restaurant Assistance Needed To Survive Act of 2020 This bill temporarily establishes and provides funding for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, from which the Department of the...
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2020-06-18
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4014IntroP4 Act Prioritized Paycheck Protection Program Act This bill authorizes new lending under the Paycheck Protection Program, established to support small businesses in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), for specified small businesse...
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2020-06-18
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB7241IntroP4 Act Prioritized Paycheck Protection Program Act This bill authorizes new lending under the Paycheck Protection Program, established to support small businesses in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), for specified small businesse...
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2020-06-18
To House Small Business Committee
USSB4013IntroPandemic Anti-Monopoly Act This bill places a moratorium on certain mergers and acquisitions during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic. Specifically, the bill prohibits certain transactions such as acquisitions (1) by firms with o...
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2020-06-18
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR625IntroA resolution encouraging the Government and the people of the United States to "Buy American". This resolution declares that it is U.S. policy to Buy American, expresses the Senate's support for American manufacturing, and encourages Americans to buy...
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2020-06-17
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB3992IntroA bill to amend the Small Business Act to provide that certain chambers of commerce and destination marketing organizations are eligible for loans under the paycheck protection program, and for other purposes. This bill expands the Paycheck Protectio...
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2020-06-17
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB3984IntroA bill to provide that payments for waste and recycling collection services are allowable expenses under the paycheck protection program and eligible for loan forgiveness under the CARES Act, and for other purposes. This bill expands the Paycheck Pro...
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2020-06-17
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB149EngrossStop Senior Scams Act This bill establishes a Senior Scams Prevention Advisory Group, which shall create model educational materials to educate employees of retailers, financial-services companies, and wire-transfer companies on how to identify and p...
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2020-06-15
Held at the desk.
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