S.3262 - SBA Women's Business Programs Act of 2008

A bill to reauthorize the women's entrepreneurial development programs of the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: A bill to reauthorize the women's entrepreneurial development programs of the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: SBA Women's Business Programs Act of 2008 as introduced.

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Official Summary

SBA Women's Business Programs Act of 2008 - Amends the Women's Business Ownership Act of 1988 to direct the National Women's Business Council to: (1) conduct at least one annual study that evaluates problems hindering the success of women entrepreneurs; and (2) report biannua

Official Summary

SBA Women's Business Programs Act of 2008 - Amends the Women's Business Ownership Act of 1988 to direct the National Women's Business Council to:
(1) conduct at least one annual study that evaluates problems hindering the success of women entrepreneurs; and
(2) report biannually on its initiatives, policies, programs, and plans. Amends the Small Business Act relating to the women's business center program (program) to replace the five-year projects for the benefit of small businesses owned and controlled by women with a three-tiered program of five-year (first tier), three-year (second tier), and three-year (third tier) projects, with each tier commencing after the previous tier is being completed. Revises matching funds requirements for such projects. States that organizations that have conducted projects under the program:
(1) are not eligible to conduct another such project; and
(2) may continue to use the women's business center logo only with the Administrator's consent. Requires notice to the public of women's business center awards.

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