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Committee on Small Business and EntrepreneurshipIntroducedOctober 21st, 2009
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Small Business Access to Capital Act of 2009
A bill to increase loan limits for small business concerns, provide for low interest refinancing for small business concerns, and for other purposes.
Small Business Access to Capital Act of 2009 - Amends the Small Business Act to increase maximum loan amounts under the following Small Business Administration (SBA) programs: (1) the section 7(a) (general small business loans) loan program; (2) the Microloan (small-scale loans to start-up, newly-established, and growing small businesses) program; and (3) the section 504 (state and local development company) program. Amends provisions of the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 relating to the local development business loan program to allow a small business borrower under such program to refinance a previous business debt, under specified conditions. Applies single-business investment limits to SBA-recognized new markets venture capital companies. Amends the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to earmark certain Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) funds for specified programs of the National Institutes of Health. Repeals as of October 1, 2010: (1) the increase in section 7(a) loan amounts; and (2) the business debt refinancing authority under the local development business loan program.