United States Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship Law and Legal Definition

The U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship is a standing committee of the United States Senate having jurisdiction over the Small Business Administration. The committee reviews all matters that apply to small business that are not by themselves subject to the jurisdiction over another standing committee. The committee studies and surveys by means of research and investigation all problems of American small business enterprises, with the intent to provide advice to Congress in enacting appropriate legislation. The committee also is responsible for reviewing nominations for positions within the Small Business Administration, including its Administrator, Chief Council for Advocacy, and Inspector General.