H.R. 2351 (101st): Women’s Business Equity Act


May 16, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 16, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Silvio Conte

Representative for Massachusetts's 1st congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Small Business Act to provide assistance to women business enterprises, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/16/1989--Introduced.Women's Business Equity Act - Amends the Small Business Act to establish the Office of Women Business Enterprise (the Office) to promote executive branch programs which facilitate women's business enterprises.Authorizes ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 16, 1989

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2351”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


48 cosponsors (29D, 19R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 296 (102nd) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 3, 1991

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