Minority Business Development Act: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Procurement, Innovation, and Minority Enterprise Development of the Committee on Small Business, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, First Session, on H.R. 1769 ... Washington, DC, August 4 and October 7, 1987, Volume 4

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Page 430 - (A) that the opportunity for full participation in our free enterprise system by socially and economically disadvantaged persons is essential if we are to obtain social and economic equality for such persons and improve the functioning of our national economy...
Page 381 - Mr. Chairman and members of the subcommittee, I am grateful for the opportunity to testify...
Page 27 - As used in this Act, the terms "State", "States", and "United States" include the several States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, and American Samoa.
Page 27 - When used in this Act: (1) The term "Secretary" means the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare...
Page 462 - Within constraints of law and appropriations therefor, and according to his discretion, provide financial assistance to public and private organizations so that they may render technical and management assistance to minority business enterprises, and defray all or part of the costs of pilot or demonstration projects conducted by public or private agencies or organizations which are designed to overcome the special problems of minority business enterprises or otherwise to further the purposes of this...
Page 261 - Government on steps that may be taken before the Conference to deal with domestic and international population problems.
Page 164 - Objectives: To provide business development services for a minimal fee to minority firms and individuals interested in entering, expanding or improving their efforts in the marketplace. Minority business development center operators provide a wide range of services to clients, from initial consultations to the identification and resolution of specific business problems.
Page 437 - It certainly is, and in fact, as I said, we are working on quite a number of additional steps, and some $17 million of this is being held up right now, pending the outcome of this controversy. Mr. DERWINSKI. Mr. Chairman, I would like to thank you for allowing me to participate in this discussion. I would like to make one observation to Mr. Johnson. For the past year, the leaders of aluminum, copper, and steel have all had their problems with the Federal Government. You gentlemen are very unfortunate...

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