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H.R. 6382 - Clarity on Small Business Participation in Category Management Act of 2018
Introduced: 2018-09-26
Bill Status: Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
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2d Session
H. R. 6382


September 26, 2018

    Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship


    To amend the Small Business Act to require the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to report certain information to the Congress and to the President, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Clarity on Small Business Participation in Category Management Act of 2018”.

SEC. 2. Reporting.

Section 15(h) of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 644(h)) is amended by adding at the end the following:


“(A) ADDENDUM.—The Administrator, in addition to the requirements under paragraph (2), shall include in the report required by such paragraph, for each best in class designation—

“(i) the total amount of spending government wide in such designation;

“(ii) the number of small business concerns awarded contracts and the dollar amount of contracts within such category awarded to each of the following—

“(I) HUBZone small business concerns;

“(II) small business concerns owned and controlled by women;

“(III) small business concerns owned and controlled by service-disabled veterans; and

“(IV) socially and economically disadvantaged small business concerns.

“(B) BEST IN CLASS.—The term ‘best in class’ has the meaning given to it by the Director of the Office of Management and Budget.

“(C) EFFECTIVE DATE.—The Administrator shall be required to report on the information described by subparagraph (A) beginning on the date that such information is available in the Federal Procurement Data System, the System for Award Management, or any successor to such systems.”.

Passed the House of Representatives September 25, 2018.

    Attest:karen l. haas,   

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