Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations

The Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight, and Regulations is led by Chairman Cresent Hardy (NV-4) and will examine 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.

The Subcommittee's Ranking Member is Rep. Alma Adams (D-NC). 

  • Rep. Steve Knight (CA-25)
  • Rep. Mike Bost (IL-12)