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Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship
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- The house Passed November 18th, 2009Passed by Voice Vote
House Committee on Small BusinessRural Development, Entrepreneurship and TradeIntroducedApril 1st, 2009
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Expanding Entrepreneurship Act of 2009
To amend the Small Business Act to improve the Small Business Administration's entrepreneurial development programs, and for other purposes.
Expanding Entrepreneurship Act of 2009 - Amends the Small Business Act relating to small business entrepreneurial development programs (programs) to direct the Administrator of the Small Business Administration (SBA) to: (1) develop and submit to Congress a plan for using the programs as a catalyst for job creation for FY2010-FY2011; (2) promulgate a rule to develop and implement a data collection process covering all programs; (3) report to Congress on opportunities to foster coordination, limit duplication, and improve delivery under the programs; (3) after public comment, establish and make available a database of providers of entrepreneurial development services; (4) designate at least one staff member in each SBA district office as a community specialist with full-time responsibility working with such providers to increase coordination with federal resources; and (5) publish a design for a Web-based portal that provides comprehensive information on the programs and, after public comment, establish such portal. Prohibits the Administrator from conducting any pilot program for a period of more than three years if the pilot program conflicts with or uses the resources of any of the entrepreneurial development programs.