15 U.S. Code § 7109 - Studies and other research
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.
In conducting any study or other research under this section, the Council may contract with one or more public or private entities.
A prior section 409 of Pub. 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.
2000—Pub. L. 106–554 amended 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.