House Committee on Small Business

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The House Committee on Small Business is a standing committee of the U.S. House of Representatives. The Small Business Committee has oversight and legislative jurisdiction over the Small Business Administration and its programs, as well provides assistance to and protection of small business, including financial aid and the participation of small business enterprises in federal procurement and government contracts. The committee also oversees matters related to the matters Regulatory Flexibility Act and the Paperwork Reduction Act. The jurisdiction extends to other programs and initiatives addressing small business outside of the confines of these two specific acts.

Nydia VelazquezDNY
Dennis MooreRFL
Heath Shuler
Kathy DahlkemperDFL
Kurt SchraderDOR
Ann KirkpatrickRMD
Glenn NyeRGA
Michael MichaudDME
Melissa BeanDMT
Daniel LipinskiDIL
Jason Altmire
Yvette ClarkeDNY
Brad EllsworthDCA
Joe SestakDWV
Bobby BrightRTN
Parker GriffithDNJ
Debbie HalvorsonRNV
Sam GravesRMO
Roscoe Bartlett
Todd AkinRNE
Steve KingRIA
Lynn WestmorelandRGA
Louie GohmertRTX
Mary FallinDNM
Vern BuchananRFL
Blaine LuetkemeyerRMO
Aaron SchockRIL
Glenn ThompsonRPA
Mike CoffmanRCO



Committee activity

Rep. Jefferson (D-La.) takes "temporary leave" from committee

On June 5, 2007, Rep. William Jefferson (D-La.) took a "temporary leave" from the committee after he was indicted on sixteen criminal counts. These included racketeering, soliciting bribes, wire fraud, money-laundering, obstruction of justice, conspiracy, and violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Main article: William Jefferson#Federal bribery investigation

Previous committee membership

110th Congress (2007-2008)

Members of the
House Committee on Small Business,
110th Congress
Democrats: Republicans:

109th Congress (2005-2006)

Members of the
House Committee on Small Business,
109th Congress
Democrats: Republicans:

Articles and Resources

Wikipedia also has an article on House Committee on Small Business. This article may use content from the Wikipedia article under the terms of the GFDL.


    External articles

    External resources


    Committee Web site

    • Majority staff office - (202) 225-5821
    • Minority staff office - (202) 225-4038