Promoting Women in Entrepreneurship Act - H.R.255 / S.83

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Overview
Purpose: 
"A bill to authorize the National Science Foundation to support entrepreneurial programs for women."
Primary sponsors: 
Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA) / Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV) and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
Latest major action: 
President signed H.R.255 into law, Feb. 28, 2017
Summary of provisions
  • Directs the National Science Foundation to encourage recruitment and support for women for its entrepreneurial programs
Actions
Actions on the House bill: 
President signed bill into law
Feb. 28, 2017
Senate passed bill by voice vote
Feb. 14, 2017
House passed bill by voice vote
Jan. 10, 2017
Bill introduced
Jan. 5, 2017
Actions on the Senate bill: 
Bill introduced
Jan. 5, 2017