H.R. 1807 (100th): Business Opportunity Development Reform Act of 1988


Mar 25, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988


Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 15, 1988

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 15, 1988.


Pub.L. 100-656


Nicholas Mavroules

Representative for Massachusetts's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 15, 1988

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Small Business Act to reform the Capital Ownership Development Program and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

(Conference report filed in House, H. Rept. 100-1070) Business Opportunity Development Reform Act of 1988 - TitleI - Congressional Findings and PurposesSets forth congressional findings with respect to the Capital ... Read more >


Mar 25, 1987

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 9, 1987
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Dec 1, 1987
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 7, 1988
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Oct 18, 1988
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The Senate approved a conference committee report to resolve differences in each chamber's version of the bill. The House must also approve the conference report. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 15, 1988
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Nov 15, 1988
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1807”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


36 cosponsors (34D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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