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Ranking Member Chabot Lauds Passage of Bipartisan Small Business Legislation

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Washington, July 16, 2019 | comments

WASHINGTON – Last night, the U.S. House of Representatives adopted five bipartisan bills reported out of the Small Business Committee.

Following passage of this legislation, House Committee on Small Business Ranking Member Steve Chabot (R-OH) said, “The legislation passed today strengthens the resources available to small businesses.  I thank Chairwoman Velázquez and my colleagues on both sides of the aisle for their hard work in passing this legislation.”

H.R. 2142, To amend the Small Business Act to require the Small Business and Agriculture Regulatory Enforcement Ombudsman to create a centralized website for compliance guides – introduced by Rep. Antonio Delgado (D-NY) and Rep. John Joyce (R-PA)

H.R. 2331, SBA Cyber Awareness Act – introduced by Rep. Jason Crow (D-CO) and Rep. Troy Balderson (R-OH)

H.R. 2331 requires the Small Business Administration to annually report to Congress on its IT and cybersecurity infrastructure.  It must also notify Congress and affected parties of cyber incidents when they occur.

H.R. 1649, Small Business Development Center Cyber Training Act of 2019 – introduced by Ranking Member Steve Chabot (R-OH) and Rep. Dwight Evans (D-PA)

H.R. 1649 amends the Small Business Act to require cyber certification for Small Business Development Center counselors.

H.R. 2345, Clarifying the Small Business Runway Extension Act – introduced by Rep. Pete Stauber (R-MN) and Rep. Jared Golden (D-ME)

H.R. 2345 clarifies that the Small Business Administration must revise its revenue-based size standard to a 5-year average and implement a transition plan assisting small firms and agencies with complying with the new 5-year average.

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