November 30, 2011
Disaster Assistance: Is SBA Meeting the Recovery Needs of Disaster Victims?
The purpose of the hearing was to examine the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) programs that provide long-term disaster recovery assistance. The hearing focused on the SBA’s implementation of the Small Business Disaster Response and Loan Improvements Act of 2008. The hearing also examined the changes made in the disaster loan program since Hurricane Katrina in August of 2005. SBA Disaster Assistance staff and a representative of the Government Accountability Office provided testimony.
Opening Statement:Chairman Sam Graves (R-MO)
Witnesses and Testimony: