Summary: H.R.527 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to House with amendment(s) (07/28/2005)

Vocational and Technical Entrepreneurship Development Act of 2005 - Amends the Small Business Act to direct the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to establish a program under which the Administrator shall make grants to, or may enter into cooperative agreements with, state small business development centers to provide, on a statewide basis, technical assistance to secondary schools, or to post-secondary vocational or technical schools, for the development and implementation of curricula designed to promote vocational and technical entrepreneurship.

Provides for the minimum amount of a grant to not be less than $200,000.

Requires a report from: (1) each grant recipient to the Administrator on the use of grant funds; and (2) the Administrator to Congress evaluating the program.

Directs the association of small business development centers to act as an information clearinghouse regarding vocational and technical entrepreneurship education programs.

Authorizes appropriations.