S. 2844 (106th): Microenterprise for Self-Reliance Act of 2000


Jul 11, 2000
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 28, 2000, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jesse Helms

Senator from North Carolina



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Last Updated: Jul 11, 2000
Length: 28 pages

About the bill

Full Title

An original bill to amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to authorize the provision of assistance to increase the availability of credit to microenterprises lacking full access to credit, to establish a Microfinance Loan Facility, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/11/2000--Introduced.Microenterprise for Self-Reliance Act of 2000 - Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to set forth congressional findings and policy, including that:(1) the development of microenterprise (including micro- and ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 28, 2000
Reported by Committee

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Jul 11, 2000

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2844”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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Related Bills

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H.R. 1143 (Related)
Microenterprise for Self-Reliance and International Anti-Corruption Act of 2000

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 17, 2000

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