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March 14, 2011, 8:00 pm ET - Amendment SA 193 proposed by Senator Snowe.
March 15, 2011, 8:00 pm ET - Considered by Senate.
March 16, 2011, 7:02 am ET - On the Amendment S.Amdt. 193 to S. 493 (SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011)

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SA 193. Ms. SNOWE (for herself, Ms. LANDRIEU, Mr. COBURN, Mr. WEBB, and Mr. KERRY) submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by her to the bill S. 493, to reauthorize and improve the SBIR and STTR programs, and for other purposes; as follows:

At the end of title V, add the following:
SEC. 504. NATIONAL VETERANS BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
(a) In General.--The Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 631 et seq.) is amended by striking section 33 (15 U.S.C. 657c).
(b) Corporation.--On and after the date of enactment of this Act, the National Veterans Business Development Corporation and any successor thereto may not represent that the corporation is federally chartered or in any other manner authorized by the Federal Government.
(c) Conforming Amendments.--
(1) SMALL BUSINESS ACT.--The Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 631 et seq.), as amended by this Act, is amended--
(A) by redesignating sections 34 through 45 as sections 33 through 44, respectively;
(B) in section 9(k)(1)(D) (15 U.S.C. 638(k)(1)(D)), as amended by section 201(b)(3) of this Act, by striking "section 34(d)" and inserting "section 33(d)";
(C) in section 9(s), as added by section 201(a) of this Act--
(i) by striking "section 34" each place it appears and inserting "section 33";
(ii) in paragraph (1)(E), by striking "section 34(e)" and inserting "section 33(e)"; and
(iii) in paragraph (7)(B), by striking "section 34(d)" and inserting "section 33(d)";
(D) in section 35(d) (15 U.S.C. 657i(d)), as so redesignated and as amended by section 201(b)(5), by striking "section 42" and inserting "section 41";
(E) in section 38(d) (15 U.S.C. 657l(d)), as so redesignated and as amended by section 201(b)(6) of this Act, by striking "section 42" and inserting "section 41"; and
(F) in section 39(b) (15 U.S.C. 657m(b)), as so redesignated and as amended by section 201(b)(7) of this Act, by striking "section 42" and inserting "section 41".
(2) THIS ACT.--
(A) IN GENERAL.--The amendments made by section 205(b) of this Act shall have no force or effect.
(B) PROSPECTIVE REPEAL OF THE SMALL BUSINESS INNOVATION RESEARCH PROGRAM.--Effective 5 years after the date of enactment of this Act, the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 631 et seq.) is amended--
(i) by striking section 42, as added by section 205(a) of this Act and redesignated by paragraph (1)(A) of this subsection; and
(ii) by redesignating sections 43 and 44, as redesignated by paragraph (1)(A) of this subsection, as sections 42 and 43, respectively.
(3) VETERANS ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 1999.--Section 203(c)(5) of the Veterans Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development Act of 1999 (15 U.S.C. 657b note) is amended by striking "In cooperation with the National Veterans Business Development Corporation, develop" and inserting "Develop".
(4) TITLE 10.--Section 1142(b)(13) of title 10, United States Code, is amended by striking "and the National Veterans Business Development Corporation".
(5) TITLE 38.--Section 3452(h) of title 38, United States Code, is amended by striking "any of the" and all that follows and inserting "any small business development center described in section 21 of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 648), insofar as such center offers, sponsors, or cosponsors an entrepreneurship course, as that term is defined in section 3675(c)(2).".


(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Mar 15, 2011.)