Full Committee

The Calm Before the Storm: Oversight of SBA's Disaster Loan Program
On Wednesday, July 8, 2015, at 11:00 A.M., the Committee on Small Business held a hearing titled, ​ ​The Calm Before the Storm: Oversight of SBA's Disaster Loan Program. The hearing was held in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

The purpose of the hearing was to examine the challenges faced by the SBA in response to Hurricane "Superstorm" Sandy, including a discussion of a September 2014 report by the Government Accountability Office.


Opeing Statement:

Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH)

Opening Statement

Witnesses and Testimony:

Panel 1

The Honorable Chris Smith, (NJ-04), United States House of Representatives, Washington, DC
  • Testimony

    Panel 2
  • Mr. James Rivera, Associate Administrator, Office of Disaster Assistance, United States Small Business Administration, Washington, DC
  • Mr. William Shear, Director, Financial Markets and Community Investment, United States Government Accountability Office, Washington, DC
  • Additional Items: