H.R.527 - Vocational and Technical Entrepreneurship Development Act of 2005109th Congress (2005-2006)
Summary: H.R.527 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)
Reported to House amended (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.