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Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

The Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship has legislative jurisdiction over the Small Business Administration (SBA). The SBA is an independent federal agency meant to assist and protect the interests of small businesses. The Committee is also responsible for studying and problems of American small business enterprises, and reporting back to the Senate. (source)

Chair:
Sen. James Risch [R-ID]
Ranking Member:
Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD]
Republicans:
10
Democrats:
9

The chair is always selected from the majority party and the ranking member is the most senior member of the minority party. The majority party ensures it has a majority on every committee.

Members

Portrait of James Risch
Chair
Republican
Idaho
Portrait of Benjamin Cardin
Ranking Member
Democrat
Maryland
Portrait of Cory Booker
Democrat
New Jersey
Portrait of Maria Cantwell
Democrat
Washington
Portrait of Chris Coons
Democrat
Delaware
Portrait of Tammy Duckworth
Democrat
Illinois
Portrait of Michael Enzi
Republican
Wyoming
Portrait of Joni Ernst
Republican
Iowa
Portrait of Heidi Heitkamp
Democrat
North Dakota
Portrait of Mazie Hirono
Democrat
Hawaii
Portrait of James “Jim” Inhofe
Republican
Oklahoma
Portrait of John Kennedy
Republican
Louisiana
Portrait of Edward “Ed” Markey
Democrat
Massachusetts
Portrait of Rand Paul
Republican
Kentucky
Portrait of Mike Rounds
Republican
South Dakota
Portrait of Marco Rubio
Republican
Florida
Portrait of Tim Scott
Republican
South Carolina
Portrait of Jeanne Shaheen
Democrat
New Hampshire
Portrait of Todd Young
Republican
Indiana

Bills

There are 67 bills referred to this committee:

Reports

Date PDF Bill
Jun 7, 2018 PDF S. 2527: Small Business Investment Opportunity Act of 2018
Jun 5, 2018 PDF S. 2283: Small Business 7(a) Lending Oversight Reform Act of 2018
Dec 20, 2016 PDF S. 1756 (114th): Small Business Energy Efficiency Act of 2015
Dec 20, 2016 PDF S. 1811 (114th): Superstorm Sandy Relief and Disaster Loan Program Improvement Act of 2015
Dec 20, 2016 PDF S. 1866 (114th): Veterans Small Business Ownership Improvements Act of 2015
Dec 20, 2016 PDF S. 1870 (114th): VET Act of 2016
Dec 20, 2016 PDF S. 2116 (114th): Small Business Broadband and Emerging Information Technology Enhancement Act of 2015
Dec 20, 2016 PDF S. 2126 (114th): Women’s Small Business Ownership Act of 2015
Dec 20, 2016 PDF S. 2136 (114th): Improving Small Business Innovative Research and Technologies Act of 2015
Dec 20, 2016 PDF S. 2138 (114th): Small Business Subcontracting Transparency Act of 2015
Dec 20, 2016 PDF S. 2139 (114th): Small Contractors Improve Competition Act of 2015
Dec 20, 2016 PDF S. 2812 (114th): SBIR and STTR Reauthorization and Improvement Act of 2016
Dec 20, 2016 PDF S. 2838 (114th): Small Business Transforming America’s Regions Act of 2016
Dec 20, 2016 PDF S. 2846 (114th): Small Business Innovation Protection Act of 2016
Dec 20, 2016 PDF S. 2847 (114th): Prove It Act of 2016
Dec 20, 2016 PDF S. 2992 (114th): Small Business Lending Oversight Act of 2016
Dec 20, 2016 PDF S. 3009 (114th): National Guard and Reserve Entrepreneurship Support Act of 2016
Dec 20, 2016 PDF S. 3024 (114th): Small Business Cyber Security Improvements Act of 2016
Dec 20, 2016 PDF S.Res. 252 (114th): An original resolution expressing the sense of the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship of the Senate relating to easing the burden of Federal tax compliance on small businesses.
Jul 13, 2016 PDF S. 2850 (114th): Microloan Program Modernization Act of 2016
Jul 6, 2016 PDF S. 1470 (114th): RISE After Disaster Act of 2015
Jun 28, 2016 PDF S. 958 (114th): Small Business Fairness Act
May 26, 2016 PDF S. 552 (114th): Small Business Investment Capital Company Act of 2015
May 26, 2016 PDF S. 966 (114th): CREED Act of 2015
May 26, 2016 PDF S. 967 (114th): CLEAR SBA Act
May 26, 2016 PDF S. 1001 (114th): Small Business Lending Reauthorization Act of 2015
May 26, 2016 PDF S. 1292 (114th): HUBZone Revitalization Act of 2015
Apr 21, 2016 PDF S. 957 (114th): Veterans Entrepreneurship Act
Apr 21, 2016 PDF S. 999 (114th): Small Business Development Centers Improvement Act of 2015
Apr 21, 2016 PDF S. 1000 (114th): SCORE for Small Business Act of 2015