Capital Building

Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Committee Background

Year Established


Key Issues

Overisght of the Small Business Association (SBA); issues relating to American small business enterprises


All relevant small business legislation that are not themselves under the jurisdiction of another standing committee; study of matters relating to American small business enterprises, including access to capital, disability accomodations, tax practices, regulations and compliance, and workforce retension; reviewing nominations for positions within the SBA

Committee Leadership

Chair James Risch (R - ID)
Ranking Mem. Ben Cardin (D - MD)
Ranking Member

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