One Hundred Twelfth Congress
United States of America
AT THE FIRST SESSION
Begun and held at
the City of Washington on Wednesday,
the fifth day of January, two thousand
To provide for an additional temporary
extension of programs under the Small Business Act and the Small Business Investment
Act of 1958, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted
by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the `Small Business Additional Temporary Extension Act
of 2011'. SEC. 2. ADDITIONAL TEMPORARY EXTENSION OF AUTHORIZATION
OF PROGRAMS UNDER THE SMALL BUSINESS ACT AND THE SMALL BUSINESS INVESTMENT ACT
(a) In General- Section 1 of the Act entitled `An
Act to extend temporarily certain authorities of the Small Business Administration',
approved October 10, 2006 (Public Law 109-316; 120 Stat. 1742), as most recently
amended by section 1 of Public Law 112-1 (125 Stat. 3), is amended--
(1) by striking `Any' and inserting `Except as provided in section 3 of the
Small Business Additional Temporary Extension Act of 2011, any'; and
(2) by striking `May 31, 2011' each place it appears and inserting `July
(b) Effective Date- The amendments made by subsection
(a) shall take effect on May 30, 2011. SEC. 3. EXTENSION
OF SBIR AND STTR TERMINATION DATES.
(a) SBIR- Section 9(m)
of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 638(m)) is amended--
(1) by striking `Termination- ' and all that follows through `the authorization'
and inserting `Termination- The authorization';
by striking `2008' and inserting `2011'; and
striking paragraph (2).
(b) STTR- Section 9(n)(1)(A) of
the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 638(n)(1)(A)) is amended--
(1) by striking `IN GENERAL- ' and all that follows through `with respect'
and inserting `IN GENERAL- With respect';
(2) by striking
`2009' and inserting `2011'; and
(3) by striking clause
(c) Commercialization Pilot Program- Section 9(y)(6)
of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 638(y)(6)) is amended by striking `2010'
and inserting `2011'. SEC. 4. COMPETITIVE SELECTION PROCEDURES
FOR SBIR AND STTR PROGRAMS.
Section 9 of the Small Business
Act (15 U.S.C. 638) is amended by inserting after subsection (r) the following:
`(s) Competitive Selection Procedures for SBIR and STTR Programs-
All funds awarded, appropriated, or otherwise made available in accordance with
subsection (f) or (n) must be awarded pursuant to competitive and merit-based
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
President of the United States and
President of the Senate.