H.R.3985 - Building Better Business Partnerships Act of 2012

To amend the Small Business Act with respect to mentor-protege programs, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Building Better Business Partnerships Act of 2012 as introduced.
  • Official: To amend the Small Business Act with respect to mentor-protege programs, and for other purposes. as introduced.

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2/8/2012--Introduced.Building Better Business Partnerships Act of 2012 - Amends the Small Business Act to authorize the Administrator of the Small Business Administration (SBA) to establish a mentor-protege program for all small businesses. (Under current law, the SBA mentor-protege progra

Official Summary

2/8/2012--Introduced.Building Better Business Partnerships Act of 2012 - Amends the Small Business Act to authorize the Administrator of the Small Business Administration (SBA) to establish a mentor-protege program for all small businesses. (Under current law, the SBA mentor-protege program is limited to small businesses participating in the section 8(a) guaranteed loan program.) Prohibits a federal department or agency from carrying out a mentor-protege program for small businesses unless the head of such department or agency submits a program plan to the Administrator and the Administrator approves it. Requires the Administrator to approve or disapprove a plan based on whether the proposed program:
(1) will assist proteges to compete for federal prime contracts and subcontracts, and
(2) complies with program regulations as issued by the Administrator under this Act.

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Organizations Supporting H.R.3985

  • Anteon International Corp.
  • BAE Systems
  • BearingPoint, Inc.
  • Blackwater USA
  • Boeing
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • ...and 25 more. See all.

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