H R 2608 in Congressional Session 112

Official Summary

 

Bill Number : H R 2608

 

Title : Small Business Program Extension and Reform Act of 2011

 

SUMMARY AS OF:
7/28/2011--Passed Senate amended.    (There are 2 other summaries) Small Business Program Extension and Reform Act of 2011 -

(Sec. 2)

Extends through July 31, 2012, under the same terms and conditions, with specified exceptions, the authorization for any program, authority, or provision, including any pilot program, that is currently authorized through July 31, 2011, under the Small Business Act or the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 (SBIA).

(Sec. 3)

Directs any savings resulting from this Act and its amendments to be returned to the Treasury for deficit reduction. Repeals the authority of the Small Business Administration (SBA) to make: (1) deferred participation loans to finance the planning, design, or installation of pollution control facilities; or (2) grants (including contracts and cooperative agreements) to any public or private institution of higher education for the establishment and operation of a small business institute. Repeals a requirement that small business development centers provide information and assistance to small business concerns regarding the establishment of certain drug-free workplace programs. Repeals the establishment of: (1) the Central European Enterprise Development Commission, (2) the Paul D. Coverdell drug-free workplace demonstration program, (3) the pilot technology access program, (4) the federally chartered National Veterans Business Development Corporation, (5) SBIA authority relating to commercial and industrial lease guarantees, and (6) the small business telecommuting pilot program under the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. Eliminates the authorization of certain high loss reserve premier certified lenders to elect to establish alternative loss reserves. Requires such repeals and terminations to become effective on October 1, 2011.

(Sec. 4)

Prohibits the SBA Administrator from carrying out the Emerging Leaders or any successor program.

Votes

Title : Small Business Program Extension and Reform Act of 2011
Votes in the US Senate
Roll NumberVote DateQuestionDescriptionVote Result
1532011-09-26On the MotionMotion to Concur in the House Amdt. to the Senate Amdt. with an Amdt. No. 665; An Act making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes.A
1522011-09-26On the Cloture MotionMotion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Concur in the House Amdt. to the Senate Amdt. with an Amdt. No. 656; An Act making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes.R
1512011-09-23On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 655Motion to Table the Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment to H.R. 2608 with an Amendment No. 655; To provide continuing appropriations in fiscal year 2011 and additional appropriations for disaster relief in fiscal years 2011 and 2012.A
Votes in the US House
Roll NumberVote DateQuestionDescriptionVote Result
7192011-09-21On Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendment with an Amendment Small Business Program Extension and Reform Act of 2011F
7452011-10-04On Concurring in Senate Amdt to House Amdt to Senate Amdt Small Business Program Extension and Reform Act of 2011P
7272011-09-23On Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendment with an Amendment Small Business Program Extension and Reform Act of 2011P

Sponsors

 
Congressional Sponsors of H R 2608
 
Bill Number : H R 2608

Title : Small Business Program Extension and Reform Act of 2011

Sponsor: Rep Graves, Sam [MO-6] (introduced 7/21/2011)      

ALPHABETICAL [followed by Cosponsors withdrawn]:     (Sort: by date)Rep Velazquez, Nydia M. [NY-12] - 7/21/2011

Other Info

Bill Number : H R 2608

Title : Small Business Program Extension and Reform Act of 2011

 
MAJOR ACTIONS:
 
7/21/2011 Introduced in House
 
7/26/2011 Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
 
7/28/2011 Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.

 
ALL ACTIONS:
 
7/21/2011:Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.
 
7/26/2011 6:46pm:Mr. Hanna moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
 
7/26/2011 6:46pm:Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5539-5541)
 
7/26/2011 6:46pm:DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2608.
 
7/26/2011 6:56pm:On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5539-5540)
 
7/26/2011 6:56pm:Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
 
7/27/2011:Received in the Senate.
 
7/28/2011:Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S4974-4975)
 
7/28/2011:Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
 
7/28/2011:Message on Senate action sent to the House.