Small Business and Supplier Diversity, Department of; small business grant funds. (HB1505)

Introduced By

Del. Clinton Jenkins (D-Suffolk) with support from co-patron Del. Chris Runion (R-Bridgewater)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; small business grant funds. Repeals the Small Business Jobs Grant Fund Program. Under the bill, any cash balances in the Small Business Jobs Grant Fund as of the effective date will be transferred to the Small Business Investment Grant Fund. The bill also decreases the amount of the eligible grant under the Small Business Investment Grant Fund from fifty percent to twenty-five percent of the investment amount. Read the Bill »


02/12/2020: In Committee


01/08/2020Presented and ordered printed 20102908D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/17/2020Assigned GL sub: Open Government/Procurement
02/04/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1505)
02/04/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/06/2020Reported from General Laws (18-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2020Read first time
02/10/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/11/2020Read third time and passed House (84-Y 15-N)
02/11/2020VOTE: Passage (84-Y 15-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology

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