United States House Committee on Small Business Law and Legal Definition

This is a standing committee of the United States House of Representatives. The committee was formed for giving protection and better government policies for small businesses. The Committee is responsible for assessing and investigating the problems of small businesses and examining the impact of general business practices and trends on small businesses. The committee has oversight and legislative authority over the Small Business Administration (SBA) and its programs, as well as provides assistance to and protection of small businesses, including financial aid. The committee helps in the participation of small business enterprises in federal procurement and government contracts.