H.R. 2971 (101st): To amend the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 to encourage investments in minority small businesses, and for other purposes.


Jul 21, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 21, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John LaFalce

Representative for New York's 32nd congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

7/21/1989--Introduced.Amends the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 to provide that if the Small Business Administration (SBA) guarantees debentures issued by small business investment companies (SBICs) then the SBA shall ... Read more >

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Jul 21, 1989

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H.R. 2991 (Related)
Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1990

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 21, 1989

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