H.R.4742: Promoting Women in Entrepreneurship Act

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April 10, 2016 10th

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House passed version is repeated here.) Promoting Women in Entrepreneurship Act (Sec. 3) This bill amends the Science and Engineering Equal Opportunities Act to authorize the National Science Foundation to encourage its entrepreneurial programs to recruit and support women to extend their focus beyond the laboratory and into the commercial world.

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Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 26, 2016
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 643.
Sept. 26, 2016
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Thune without amendment. Without written report.
Sept. 21, 2016
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
April 4, 2016
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
March 22, 2016
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
March 22, 2016

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 383 - 4 (Roll no. 133). (text: CR H1514)

March 22, 2016
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H1533-1534)
March 22, 2016
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
March 22, 2016
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4742.
March 22, 2016
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H1514-1516)
March 22, 2016
Mrs. Comstock moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
March 15, 2016
Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
March 15, 2016

Introduced in the House by Elizabeth Esty (D-Conn.)

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