United States Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

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The United States Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship is a standing committee of the U.S. Senate. It was created in an earlier and more temporary form on October 8, 1940. Its inaugural session was chaired by James E. Murray.[1]


114th Congress

The committee chairman in the 114th Congress is David Vitter (R).

113th Congress

The committee chairman in the 113th Congress was initially Mary L. Landrieu (D). Landrieu was subsequently replaced by Maria Cantwell (D) on February 19, 2014.[2]

112th Congress

The committee chairman in the 112th Congress was Mary L. Landrieu (D).


2015-2016 (114th Congress)

Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship Members, 2015-2016
Democratic members (9)Republican members (10)
Benjamin L. Cardin (Maryland) Ranking MemberDavid Vitter (Louisiana) Chairman
Maria Cantwell (Washington) Jim Risch (Idaho)
Jeanne Shaheen (New Hampshire) Michael B. Enzi (Wyoming)
Heidi Heitkamp (North Dakota) Rand Paul (Kentucky)
Ed Markey (Massachusetts) Marco Rubio (Florida)
Cory Booker (New Jersey) Kelly Ayotte (New Hampshire)
Chris Coons (Delaware) Deb Fischer (Nebraska)
Mazie Hirono (Hawaii) Tim Scott (South Carolina)
Gary Peters (Michigan) Cory Gardner (Colorado)
Joni Ernst (Iowa)

2013-2014 (113th Congress)

2011-2012 (112th Congress)

Committee legislation

The below chart from Find The Best tracks the legislation coming out of each committee.

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According to the official Senate website, the jurisdiction of the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee includes the following:

  1. The committee is referred all proposed legislation, messages, petitions, memorials, and other matters relating to the Small Business Administration (SBA).
  2. Study and survey by means of research and investigation all problems of American small business enterprises, and report thereon from time to time.

—U.S. Senate Committee on Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship[4]


428A Russell Senate Office Bldg
Washington, DC 20510

Phone: 202-224-5175
Fax: 202-224-5619

Email: info@sbc.senate.gov

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