Capital Building

House Committee On Small Business

Committee Background

Year Established


Key Issues

Small business financial aid; regulation related to small businesses; oversight of the Small Business Administration (SBA) and its programs


Oversight of environmental, agricultural, and energy issues directly affecting small businesses; implementation of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act; implementation of the Paperwork Reduction Act; oversight of the SBA; oversight of implementation of the Affordable Care Act within small businesses; oversight of intellectual property and telecommunications policies; the Small Business Innovation Research Program; oversight of tax policy affecting small businesses

Committee Leadership

Chair Steve Chabot (R - OH)
Ranking Mem. Nydia Velazquez (D - NY)
Ranking Member

Vital Stats

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