This Subcommittee will probe the efficient operation of government programs that affect small businesses, including the SBA, and develop proposals to make them operate in a more cost-effective manner.  This Subcommittee also will review the regulatory burdens imposed on small businesses and how those burdens may be alleviated.

  • Oversight of general issues affecting small businesses and federal agencies.

  • Oversight of the management of the SBA.
     
  • Oversight of the SBA Inspector General.
     
  • Implementation of the Regulatory Flexibility Act.
     
  • Oversight of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget.
     
  • Use of the Congressional Review Act.
     
  • Transparency of the federal rulemaking process as required by the Administrative Procedure and Data Quality Acts.
     
  • Implementation of the Paperwork Reduction Act.