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S. 83 (115th): Promoting Women in Entrepreneurship Act

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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. Senator for Minnesota. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 10, 2017
Length: 3 pages
Jan 10, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was enacted as:

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

1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)



Jan 10, 2017

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S. 83 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 83. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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