Public Law 115-6: Promoting Women in Entrepreneurship Act

By | October 11, 2017
Logo of the National Science Foundation

Logo of the National Science Foundation. Public Law 115-6 authorizes the NSF to use its entrepreneurial programs to recruit and support women.

Authorizes NSF to use entrepreneurial programs to recruit and support women.

Official Summary

Promoting Women in Entrepreneurship Act.  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.

Passed House
2017-01-10
Passed Senate
2017-02-14
Signed by President
2017-02-28
Became Public Law
2017-02-28

Amendments

None.

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Rep. Esty, Elizabeth H. [D-CT-5]

Votes

Passed Senate by Unanimous Consent.

Passed House on voice vote.

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