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On page 2, between lines 19 and 20, insert the following:
(3) consider whether the potential locale for the satellite office is in a rural area (as defined in section 343(a) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (7 U.S.C. 1991(a))); and
(4) consider whether the potential locale for the satellite office would provide service to an underserved portion of potential patent applicants, such as an area with a high concentration of minority-owned businesses, women-owned businesses, or small business concerns (as defined under section 3 of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 632)).
(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Mar 2, 2011.)