15 U.S. Code § 7109 - Studies and other research

(a) In general
The Council may conduct such studies and other research relating to the award of Federal prime contracts and subcontracts to women-owned businesses, to access to credit and investment capital by women entrepreneurs, or to other issues relating to women-owned businesses, as the Council determines to be appropriate.
(b) Contract authority
In conducting any study or other research under this section, the Council may contract with one or more public or private entities.

Source

(Pub. L. 100–533, title IV, § 409, formerly § 410, as added Pub. L. 105–135, title III, § 307,Dec. 2, 1997, 111 Stat. 2611; renumbered § 409 and amended Pub. L. 106–554, § 1(a)(9) [title VII, § 704], Dec. 21, 2000, 114 Stat. 2763, 2763A–701.)
Prior Provisions

A prior section 409 ofPub. L. 100–533, as added Pub. L. 105–135, title III, § 306,Dec. 2, 1997, 111 Stat. 2610, related to the National Women’s Business Council procurement project, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 106–554, § 1(a)(9) [title VII, § 703], Dec. 21, 2000, 114 Stat. 2763, 2763A–701.
Another prior section 409 ofPub. L. 100–533was renumbered section 410 and is classified to section 7110 of this title.
Amendments

2000—Pub. L. 106–554amended section catchline and text generally. Prior to amendment, text provided conditional authorization for the Council to conduct studies and research relating to the award of Federal prime contracts and subcontracts to women-owned businesses or to issues relating to access to credit and investment capital by women entrepreneurs and to contract with other entities to conduct such studies and research.
Effective Date

Section effective Oct. 1, 1997, see section 3 ofPub. L. 105–135, set out as an Effective Date of 1997 Amendment note under section 631 of this title.

 

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