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S. 83: Promoting Women in Entrepreneurship Act

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About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 255, now P.L. 115-6, and identical to S. 83, authorizes the National Science Foundation (NSF) to encourage its existing entrepreneurial programs to recruit and support women to extend their focus beyond the laboratory and into the commercial world.

Sponsor and status

Amy Klobuchar

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Minnesota. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 10, 2017
Length: 3 pages

Jan 10, 2017


Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

This bill was enacted as:

H.R. 255: Promoting Women in Entrepreneurship Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 28, 2017. (compare text)

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Jan 10, 2017

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S. 83 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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