House Committee on Small Business Reports Five Bipartisan Bills Favorably to the House
Washington, September 14, 2023
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX), Chairman of the House Committee on Small Business, led a full Committee markup where all five bills considered were passed by the Committee. Chairman Williams issued the following statement after today’s markup.
“Today’s markup shows, yet again, that this Committee is committed to producing commonsense legislation,” said Chairman Williams. “The five bills we marked up and reported favorably to the full House are a step in the right direction. My colleagues and I on both sides of the aisle will continue to collaborate on new ideas with the shared goal of supporting our nation’s primary job creators.”
H.R. 5424 – The “Main Street Competes Act” – introduced by Reps. Scholten and Luetkemeyer.
H.R. 5425 – To amend the Small Business Act to enhance the Office of Rural Affairs, and for other purposes – introduced by Reps. Golden and Mann.
H.R. 5265 – The “Small Business Administration Rural Performance Report Act – introduced by Reps. Alford and Pappas.
H.R. 5426 – To require the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to provide a link to resources for submitting reports on suspected fraud relating to certain COVID-19 loans – introduced by Reps. Van Duyne and Landsman.
H.R. 5427 – To prohibit individuals convicted of defrauding the Government from receiving any assistance from the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes – introduced by Reps. Williams and Mfume.