recent CNN news: March 2, 1999
Senate approves small business loans.
To help small businesses prepare for Y2K, the Senate Tuesday
approved a measure that would require the Small Business Administration
to guarantee loans for businesses trying to fix their own computers.
The vote was 99-0.
Small Business Year 2000 Readiness Act sets up a $500 million
loan program that could help thousands of small businesses buy
new computers or upgrade their old ones.
would also be made available to help small business owners that
are threatened by the Y2K problems of their suppliers, customers
or financial institutions.
more information email Y2Kloans@merzcomm.com.
CNN Interactive, IDG.net and CNNfn have been following the story.
acts to soothe public Y2K fears
pose biggest worldwide Y2K threat US
work on Senate Y2K litigation bill delayed
Fed chief expects few Y2K bank problems
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Year 2000 Readiness Act
Small Business Year 2000 Readiness Act - Amends the Small Business
Act to authorize the Small Business Administration (SBA), during
the period ending on December 31, 2000, to: (1) guarantee loans
made by eligible lenders to small businesses to address Year
2000 computer problems (Y2K problem), including repair and acquisition,
consulting, and related expenses; and (2) provide relief for
a substantial economic injury incurred by a small business as
a direct result of Y2K problems. Provides loan amounts and administration
participation limits. Requires an annual report from the SBA
to the congressional small business committees on the loan guarantee
you either in writing or contained on Merz Communications past
and present Year 2000 Internet website pages regarding products
and services offered by Merz Communications or with respect to
Merz Communications year 2000 processing capabilities or readiness
are "Year 2000 Readiness Disclosures" in conformance
with the Year 2000 Information and Readiness Disclosure Act of
1998 (Public Law 105-271, 112 Stat. 2386) enacted on October
19, 1998. This designation applies to information delivered directly
to you, through or derived from Merz Communications past and
present Year 2000 Internet website pages and other materials.
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