Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 111 Part 3.djvu/520

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Ill STAT. 2608 PUBLIC LAW 105-135—DEC. 2, 1997 (8) estimate the cost to system completion, identifying the essential cost element, (b) REPORT.— (1) IN GENERAL.—On the date that is 6 months after the date of enactment of this Act, the Administrator shall submit a report on the progress of the Administrator in carrying out subsection (a) to— (A) the Committees; and (B) the Comptroller General of the United States. (2) EVALUATION. —Not later than 28 days after receipt of the report under paragraph (1)(B), the Comptroller General of the United States shall— (A) prepare a written evaluation of the report for compliance with subsection (a); and (B) submit the evaluation to the Committees. (3) LIMITATION.—None of the funds provided for the purchase of the loan monitoring system may be obligated or expended until 45 days after the date on which the Committees and the Comptroller General of the United States receive the report under paragraph (1). TITLE III—WOMEN'S BUSINESS ENTERPRISES SEC. 301. INTERAGENCY COMMITTEE PARTICIPATION. Section 403 of the Women's Business Ownership Act of 1988 (15 U.S.C. 631 note) is amended— (1) in subsection (a)(2)(A)— (A) by striking "and Amendments Act of 1994" and inserting "Act of 1997"; and (B) by inserting before the final period ", and who shall report directly to the head of the agency on the status of the activities of the Interagency Committee"; (2) in subsection (a)(2)(B), by inserting before the final period the following: "and shall report directly to the Administrator on the status of the activities on the Interagency Committee and shall serve as the Interagency Committee Liaison to the National Women's Business Council established under section 405"; and (3) in subsection (b), by striking "and Amendments Act of 1994" and inserting "Act of 1997". SEC. 302. REPORTS. Section 404 of the Women's Business Ownership Act of 1988 (15 U.S.C. 631 note) is amended— (1) by inserting ", through the Small Business Administration," after "transmit"; (2) by striking paragraph (1) and redesignating paragraphs (2) through (4) as paragraphs (1) through (3), respectively; and (3) in paragraph (1), as redesignated, by inserting before the semicolon the following: ", including a verbatim report on the status of progress of the Interagency Committee in meeting its responsibilities and duties under section 402(a)".