Summary: S.2243 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (03/09/2000)

National Women's Business Council Reauthorization Act of 2000 - Amends the Women's Business Ownership Act of 1988 to add specified duties of the National Women's Business Council, including working with Federal agencies to assist them in meeting the five percent women's procurement goal (obtaining five percent of all Federal procurement contracts and subcontracts) established under the Small Business Act.

Repeals deadline dates for the appointment of a Council chairperson, executive director, and members.

Repeals a required Council study on the award of Federal prime contracts and subcontracts to women-owned businesses. Directs the Council to work with State and local officials and business leaders to develop the infrastructure for women's business enterprise so as to increase women's effectiveness in shaping the economic agendas of their States and communities.

Extends through FY 2003 the authorization of appropriations for Council activities.