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

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status


Aug 11, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.


Barbara Mikulski

Senator for Maryland


See Instead:

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


Aug 11, 1988

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S. 2735 (100th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 100th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1987 to Oct 22, 1988. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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