United States Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

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Background
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The United States House of Representatives 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]

Leadership

113th Congress

Mary L. Landrieu (D) retained her role as committee chair in the 113th Congress.[2] However, she was replaced by Maria Cantwell (D) on February 19, 2014.[3]

112th Congress

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

Membership

2013-2014 (113th Congress)

Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship Members, 2013-2014
Democratic members (10)Republican members (8)
Maria Cantwell (Washington) ChairJames Risch (Idaho) Ranking member
Carl Levin (Michigan) David Vitter (Louisiana)
Mary Landrieu (Louisiana) Marco Rubio (Florida)
Mark Pryor (Arkansas) Rand Paul (Kentucky)
Benjamin L. Cardin (Maryland) Tim Scott (South Carolina)
Jeanne Shaheen (New Hampshire) Deb Fischer (Nebraska)
Kay Hagan (North Carolina) Michael B. Enzi (Wyoming)
Heidi Heitkamp (North Dakota) Ron Johnson (Wisconsin)
Ed Markey (Massachusetts)
Cory Booker (New Jersey)

2011-2012 (112th Congress)

Committee legislation

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Jurisdiction

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.

Contact

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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