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SA 312. Mr. MCCAIN submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by him to the bill S. 493, to reauthorize and improve the SBIR and STTR programs, and for other purposes; which was ordered to lie on the table; as follows:

At the end, add the following:
SEC. 504. OVERSIGHT BY THE SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION OF NO-BID CONTRACTS AWARDED TO TRIBALLY-OWNED SMALL BUSINESS CONCERNS.
The Administrator of the Small Business Administration shall amend section 124.604 of title 13, Code of Federal Regulations, to specify that the information required to be submitted under such section 124.604--
(1) is required to be submitted to the Small Business Administration as part of any annual review submission made on or after September 14, 2011; and
(2) shall include, for each contract entered into under the program under section 8(a) of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 637(a))--
(A) the total number of Tribal or native members employed under each contract; and
(B) the ratio of Tribal or native members to other individuals directly employed under each contract.


(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on May 3, 2011.)