This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy: Legislation Aplenty

A number of pieces of legislation impacting the entrepreneurial economy will be aired on Capitol Hill over the coming week.

The House Judiciary Committee alone is exploring several bills to simplify taxes that reach many startups:

  • H.R. 2584: The “Business Activity Tax Simplification Act of 2015”

  • H.R. 2315: The “Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2015”

  • H.R. 1643: The “Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act of 2015”


Meanwhile, the House Financial Services Committee looks at the Small Business Credit Availability Act, the House Energy and Commerce Committee has a full committee vote on the DOTCOM Act and the Joint Economic Committee considers “The Economic Exposure of Federal Credit Programs.”


Other topics covered by hearings and meetings in the week ahead include:  balancing the federal budget, energy innovation hubs the International Monetary Fund and more.


JOINT


The Economic Exposure of Federal Credit Programs

Joint Economic Committee

216 Hart Senate Office Building

Wednesday, June 17

10:00 am


HOUSE


Legislative Proposals to Modernize Business Development Companies and Expand Investment Opportunities

House Committee on Financial Services

2128 Rayburn HOB

Tuesday, June 16

2:00 pm


H.R. 2745: The Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act of 2015

House Committee on the Judiciary

Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law

2141 Rayburn HOB

Tuesday, June 16

2:00 pm


Full Committee Vote on the DOTCOM Act

House Committee on Energy and Commerce

2123 Rayburn HOB

Tuesday, June 16

5:00 pm


Full Committee Vote on the DOTCOM Act

House Committee on Energy and Commerce

2123 Rayburn HOB

Wednesday, June 17

10:00 am


Why Congress Must Balance the Budget

House Committee on the Budget

210 Cannon HOB

Wednesday, June 17

10:00 a.m.

 

The Impact of the International Monetary Fund: Economic Stability or Moral Hazard?”

House Committee on Financial Services

2128 Rayburn HOB

Wednesday, June 17

2:00 pm


Markup of : H.R. 2584, The “Business Activity Tax Simplification Act of 2015”; H.R. 2315, The “Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2015”; and H.R. 1643, The “Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act of 2015”

House Committee on the Judiciary

2141 Rayburn HOB

Wednesday, June 17

10:00 am


Department of Energy Oversight: Energy Innovation Hubs

House Committee on Science, Space and Technology

Subcommittee on Energy

2318 Rayburn HOB

Wednesday, June 17

10:30 am


Crude Intentions: The Untold Story of the Ban, the Oil Industry, and America's Small Businesses

House Committee on Small Business

2360 Rayburn HOB

Wednesday, June 17

11:00 am



SENATE


CBO's Analysis of the Federal Government's Deepening Fiscal Challenges

Senate Committee on the Budget

608 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Wednesday, June 17

10:00 am



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