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  • Chairman Chabot’s Statement on the Passage of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 23, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Regulatory Reform

    WASHINGTON—Today, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement upon House passage of S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act: “As Chairman of the Committee on Small Business, I hear consistently about the negative effects of flawed and burdensome regulations on our community banks and credit unions. It is these small financial institutions that fuel our local economies and give hope to those who want to start... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot’s Statement on House Passage of H.R. 5044, the Service-Disabled Veterans Small Business Continuation Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 21, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Regulatory Reform

    WASHINGTON—Today, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement upon the House passage of his bill, H.R. 5044, the Service-Disabled Veterans Small Business Continuation Act: “America owes a debt of gratitude to not only members of our military, but also their families. My bill ensures that the surviving spouses of service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses are able to retain the service-disabled veteran-owned status of their small business f... Read more

  • Deafening Silence from the Department of Defense on Small Business Act Mandates
    Posted in Press Releases on May 17, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Today, Members of the Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Contracting and Workforce questioned officials from the Department of Defense and the Office of the Secretary of the Army and a government procurement expert as to why statutory provisions outlined in the Small Business Act are being overlooked and undermined in a recent audit of the Army Contracting Commands (ACC) Redstone and Warren. “The Department of Defense Inspector General (IG) investigated small business subcont... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot Submits Statement on Behalf of America’s Veteran-Owned Small Businesses
    Posted in Press Releases on May 16, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) submitted the following statement for the record today at the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs Member Day: “As this Committee is aware, our nation’s veterans make up a significant percentage of the American workforce. Many of our nation’s heroes exit military service and choose to begin a new undertaking: opening a business,” said Chairman Steve Chabot. “In fact, there are an estimated 2.5 million nonfarm firms in the ... Read more

  • How Small Business Owners Can Utilize Intellectual Property Protections
    Posted in Press Releases on May 16, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Technology

    WASHINGTON—Today, Members of the House Committee on Small Business heard from a panel of small business representatives on how small business owners can capitalize and safeguard their hard work and innovation through intellectual property protections. “Our nation’s small business owners are essential to producing new, creative, and ground-breaking products and ideas that strengthen our nation’s economy,” said Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH). “However, the process for obtaining intellectual property... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot Earns Small Business Council of America 2018 Congressional Award
    Posted in Press Releases on May 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Yesterday, House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement when presented the Small Business Council of America 2018 Congressional Award for his significant efforts on behalf of America’s 30 million small businesses: “I’ve been privileged to serve on the House Committee on Small Business every year that I’ve been in Congress. Since 2015, I’ve had the unique opportunity to be in the front seat of our ever changing economy as Chairman of t... Read more

  • SBC Examines How Small Businesses Empower People with Developmental Disabilities
    Posted in Press Releases on May 9, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Workplace Issues

    WASHINGTON—Today, Members of the House Committee on Small Business heard testimony from a panel of small business owners and experts on developmental disabilities on how those with differing abilities have an essential role in the small business economy. “One segment of American society that is often overlooked when discussing economic opportunities through new job growth is the special needs community,” said Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH). “Given the innovation, flexibility, and diversity of smal... Read more

  • SBC Examines the Small Business Travel and Tourism Industries
    Posted in Press Releases on May 8, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform , Access to Capital, Oversight and Regulatory Reform

    WASHINGTON—Today, Members of the House Small Business Committee Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access heard from a panel of small business owners and industry experts on the economic impact of small businesses in the travel and tourism industries. “According to the United States Travel Association, an impressive 83 percent of businesses in the travel and tourism industries are considered small businesses,” said Subcommittee Chairman Dave Brat (R-VA). “And while small businesse... Read more

  • BREAKING: Chabot Hails Passage of 7 Key Bipartisan Small Business Bills
    Posted in Press Releases on May 8, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Today, Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH), made the following statement upon House passage of 7 bipartisan small business bills: “I applaud the bipartisan work our Committee and the full House has done to safeguard America’s 30 million small businesses,” said Chairman Chabot. “Whether the issue is cybersecurity, women’s entrepreneurship, or strong agency oversight, the Committee is determined to make sure that small businesses are at the forefront of our national economic conversation. Thes... Read more

  • SBC Presses Agencies on Why Few are Abiding by Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 2, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight and Regulatory Reform, Workplace Issues

    WASHINGTON—This week, Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) and Ranking Member Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) sent letters to several heads of agencies on why their agencies have not been adhering to federal law requiring them to comply with Section 212 of the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act (SBREFA). Section 212 of SBREFA requires agencies to publish a small entity compliance guide for every rule that has a significant impact on a substantial number of small businesses under the Regulatory... Read more