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Small Business Administration: A Primer on Programs
Proponents of eliminating the handicapped, disabled, and VETFRAN programs believed that
these business owners did not face challenges that differed significantly from those of other small
The SBA's FY2010 appropriation was $824.0 million.41 The SBA's FY2011 appropriation is
$729.7 million, a reduction of $94.3 million from its FY2010 appropriation. The reductions
include a 0.2% across-the-board rescission imposed by P.L. 112-10, the Department of Defense
and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011.42
For FY2012, the Administration has requested $985.4 million for SBA programs. The
Administration requested $427.3 million for salaries and expenses. Included in that amount is
funding for non-credit programs, such as Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZones),
Microloan Technical Assistance, the National Women's Business Council, Native American
Outreach, the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE), Small Business Development
Centers, Veteran's Business Development, and Women's Business Centers. The Administration
also requested $167.3 million for the SBA's disaster loan program, and $390.8 million for all
other SBA programs.
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Oscar R. Gonzales
Analyst in Economic Development Policy
41 The SBA also received an additional $962.5 million in FY2010-$775.0 million in temporary funding for 7(a) and
504/CDC loan guaranty program fee subsidies and loan modifications, and $187.5 million for other SBA programs.
P.L. 111-118, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2010, provided $125 million, P.L. 111-144, the
Temporary Extension Act of 2010, provided $60 million, P.L. 111-157, the Continuing Extension Act of 2010,
provided $80 million, and P.L. 111-240, the Small Business Jobs and Credit Act of 2010, provided $510 million to
provide temporary fee subsidies for the SBA's 7(a) and 504/CDC loan guaranty programs and to temporarily increase
the 7(a) program's maximum loan guaranty percentage to 90%. P.L. 111-240 extended the subsidies and 90% loan
guaranty through December 31, 2010, and provides $187.5 million for other SBA programs that are to remain available
through FY2011. Also, P.L. 111-150, to permit the use of previously appropriated funds to extend the Small Business
Loan Guarantee Program, authorized the SBA to use $40 million in previously appropriated funds for fee subsidies and
the 7(a) loan modification. For further information concerning the SBA's appropriation see CRS Report R41340,
Financial Services and General Government (FSGG): FY2011 Appropriations, coordinated by Garrett Hatch.
4a The FY2011 appropriation eliminated $59.0 million for special projects and $1.0 million for the surety bond
revolving loan fund. The SBA reported that there are sufficient funds in reserve to cover the cost of surety bond claim
defaults. Funding for the SBA's disaster loan programs was reduced from $78.3 million in FY2010 to $45.4 million in
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