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H.R.3850 Government Efficiency through Small Business Contracting Act of 2012, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Dec 21, 2012 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 523.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Small Business

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    Supporting Organizations

    • Professional Service Council

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    • Associated General Contractors of America

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    • Legislative/ Regulatory Update | McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP ... - June 07, 2012 by McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP - This is a companion bill to H.R. 3850 (1/31/12). If passed, the bill would increase the government-wide small business contracting goals to 25 percent for prime contracts and 40 percent for subcontracts. The bill also would ...

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      As noted by McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP on June 07, 2012, "This is a companion bill to H.R. 3850 (1/31/12). If passed, the bill would increase the government-wide small business contracting goals to 25 percent for prime contracts and 40 percent for subcontracts. The bill also would ..." (/url?q=http://www.jdsupra.com/post/documentViewer.aspx%3Ffid%3D91a3bf6c-4437-434c-9c42-2c1447c4f2c9&sa=U&ei=oYbYT7LjL-iK2gXC_IyoDw&ved=0CDIQmAEwBQ&usg=AFQjCNFNSYs1holMprTUE-Utm7mHrQneGw)
    • Legislative/ Regulatory Update | McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP ... - June 07, 2012 by McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP - This is a companion bill to H.R. 3850 (1/31/12). If passed, the bill would increase the government-wide small business contracting goals to 25 percent for prime contracts and 40 percent for subcontracts. The bill also would ...

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      As noted by McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP on June 07, 2012, "This is a companion bill to H.R. 3850 (1/31/12). If passed, the bill would increase the government-wide small business contracting goals to 25 percent for prime contracts and 40 percent for subcontracts. The bill also would ..." (/url?q=http://www.jdsupra.com/post/documentViewer.aspx%3Ffid%3D91a3bf6c-4437-434c-9c42-2c1447c4f2c9&sa=U&ei=3T7XT5zmMsaE2wXBl_GADw&ved=0CDIQmAEwBQ&usg=AFQjCNH4wueRWq83r8UPpbO6MWVam_EzZQ)
    • Legislative/ Regulatory Update | McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP ... - June 07, 2012 by McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP - This is a companion bill to H.R. 3850 (1/31/12). If passed, the bill would increase the government-wide small business contracting goals to 25 percent for prime contracts and 40 percent for subcontracts. The bill also would ...

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      As noted by McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP on June 07, 2012, "This is a companion bill to H.R. 3850 (1/31/12). If passed, the bill would increase the government-wide small business contracting goals to 25 percent for prime contracts and 40 percent for subcontracts. The bill also would ..." (/url?q=http://www.jdsupra.com/post/documentViewer.aspx%3Ffid%3D91a3bf6c-4437-434c-9c42-2c1447c4f2c9&sa=U&ei=ve3VT8mhPKaW2gW7m8yCDw&ved=0CDIQmAEwBQ&usg=AFQjCNGHD_T3Jtn3FYACKfOv0CvSvI1nAQ)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • In 2011, small federal contractors took it on the chin twice as hard - July 04, 2012 by FederalNewsRadio.com - Contracting to small businesses creates jobs and saves money." Graves is sponsoring the Government Efficiency Through Small Business Contracting Act of 2012 (H.R. 3850), which among the things it would do is raise the governmentwide small business ...

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      As noted by FederalNewsRadio.com on July 04, 2012, "Contracting to small businesses creates jobs and saves money." Graves is sponsoring the Government Efficiency Through Small Business Contracting Act of 2012 (H.R. 3850), which among the things it would do is raise the governmentwide small business ..." (http://www.federalnewsradio.com/522/2929213/Small-contractors-took-it-on-the-chin-in-2011)
    • In 2011, small federal contractors took it on the chin twice as hard - July 03, 2012 by FederalNewsRadio.com - Contracting to small businesses creates jobs and saves money." Graves is sponsoring the Government Efficiency Through Small Business Contracting Act of 2012 (H.R. 3850), which among the things it would do is raise the governmentwide small business ...

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      As noted by FederalNewsRadio.com on July 03, 2012, "Contracting to small businesses creates jobs and saves money." Graves is sponsoring the Government Efficiency Through Small Business Contracting Act of 2012 (H.R. 3850), which among the things it would do is raise the governmentwide small business ..." (http://www.federalnewsradio.com/522/2929213/In-2011-small-federal-contractors-took-it-on-the-chin-twice-as-hard)
    • Legislative/ Regulatory Update - June 06, 2012 by jdsupra.com - Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) introduced the Small Business Goaling Act of 2012. This is a companion bill to H.R. 3850 (1/31/12). If passed, the bill would increase the government-wide small business contracting goals to 25 percent for ..

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      As noted by jdsupra.com on June 06, 2012, "Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) introduced the Small Business Goaling Act of 2012. This is a companion bill to H.R. 3850 (1/31/12). If passed, the bill would increase the government-wide small business contracting goals to 25 percent for .." (http://www.jdsupra.com/post/documentViewer.aspx?fid=91a3bf6c-4437-434c-9c42-2c1447c4f2c9)
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