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

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



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


Jun 28, 2000
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Jul 11, 2000

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S. 2844 (106th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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