This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy: Exploring Regulatory Burdens

While the Republican Party is still choosing a successor before Congressman John Boehner steps down at the end of the month, the bigger issue on Capitol Hill this week is what will happen with the debt ceiling and what that might do to the US global standing.

Meanwhile, there are several committee hearings of note. The House Financial Services Committee examines legislative proposals to reduce regulatory burdens on entrepreneurs and small business owners while the House Small Business Committee takes a second look at the impact of the Europay, Mastercard, Visa (EMV) chip payment system. 

Other topics covered by committee hearings and meetings this week include:  cybersecurity, federal regulation of biotechnology and the Export-Import Bank.  

HOUSE

Examining Legislative Proposals to Reduce Regulatory Burdens on Main Street Job Creators
House Committee on Financial Services
Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit
2128 Rayburn HOB
Wednesday, Oct. 21
10:00 am 

Cybersecurity for Power Systems
House Committee on Science, Space and Technology
Subcommittee on Energy
Subcommittee on Research and Technology
2318 Rayburn HOB
Wednesday, Oct. 21
10:00 am 

Evaluating the Export-Import Bank in the Global Economy
House Committee on Foreign Affairs
Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade
2172 Rayburn HOB
Friday, Oct. 23
9:30 am 

The EMV Deadline and What it Means for Small Businesses: Part II
House Committee on Small Business
2360 Rayburn HOB
Wednesday, Oct. 21
11:00 am 

SENATE

Agriculture Biotechnology: A Look at Federal Regulation and Stakeholder Perspectives
Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry
106 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Wednesday, Oct. 21
10:00 am

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