S. 2735 (100th): Women’s Business Ownership Act of 1988


Aug 11, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Enacted as H.R. 5050 (companion bill)

Barbara Mikulski

Senator from Maryland


See Instead:

H.R. 5050 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 25, 1988

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Small Business Act to establish programs and initiate efforts to assist the development of small business concerns owned and controlled by women, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

8/11/1988--Introduced.Women's Business Ownership Act of 1988 - TitleI - Congressional Findings and PurposesSets forth congressional findings and purposes with respect to small businesses owned and controlled by women. TitleII - ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Aug 11, 1988

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2735”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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

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