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HB 197: Small Business Financial Assistance

GENERAL BILL by Baez ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Cortes, J. ; Geller ; Slosberg

Small Business Financial Assistance; Creates Veterans Employment Small Business Grant Program within DVA; directs Florida Is For Veterans, Inc., to administer program; authorizes corporation to accept & administer moneys appropriated for grants; limits amount small business may receive; requires small business to apply to & enter into agreement with corporation to receive grants; requires corporation to notify appropriate regional small business development center of small business's participation; provides for termination of program; authorizes DVA to adopt rules; provides appropriation. APPROPRIATION: $10,000,000

Effective Date: 10/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 House - Died in Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/9/2017 House • Filed
1/23/2017 House • Referred to Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Government Accountability Committee -HJ 43
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 43
5/5/2017 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee