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This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy

Mark Marich on June 25, 2012 Source: Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship

Another week with a lot of activity on the House side. The JOBS Act is the focus of a couple hearings by the House Committee on Oversight & Government Reform while other topics include: research universities and technology transfer; international intellectual property enforcement; regulation of mobile payments and the future of video. Also, the pending increase on the capital gains tax is the subject of a joint hearing of the House Ways & Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee.

    HOUSE
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  • The JOBS Act in Action: Overseeing Effective Implementation That Can Grow Jobs
    House Committee on Oversight & Government Reform
    2154 Rayburn HOB
    Tuesday, June 26
    2:00 pm

  • The Role of Research Universities in Securing America’s Future Prosperity: Challenges and Expectations
    House Committee on Science, Space and Technology
    Subcommittee on Research and Science Education
    2318 Rayburn HOB
    Wednesday, June 27
    10:00 am

  • International IP Enforcement: Protecting Patents, Trade Secrets and Market Access
    House Committee on the Judiciary
    Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Competition and the Internet
    2141 Rayburn HOB
    Wednesday, June 27
    10:00 am

  • The Future of Video
    House Committee on Energy & Commerce
    Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
    2123 Rayburn HOB
    Wednesday, June 27
    10:00 am

  • The JOBS Act in Action (Part II): Overseeing Effective Implementation of the JOBS Act at the SEC
    House Committee on Oversight & Government Reform
    2154 Rayburn HOB
    Thursday, June 28
    9:30 am

  • Unlocking Opportunities: Recidivism versus Fair Competition in Federal Contracting
    House Committee on Small Business
    Subcommittee on Contracting and Workforce
    2360 Rayburn HOB
    Thursday, June 28
    10:00 am

  • Strengthening the Scientific Backbone of the EPA: An Examination of Agency Practices and Foundations for
    Regulations Affecting the American Economy
    House Committee on Science, Space and Technology
    2318 Rayburn HOB
    Thursday, June 28
    10:00 am

  • The Future of Money: Where Do Mobile Payments Fit in the Current Regulatory Structure?
    House Committee on Financial Services
    Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit
    2128 Rayburn HOB
    Friday, June 29
    9:30 am


  • JOINT
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  • Tax Reform and the Tax Treatment of Capital Gains
    House Committee on Ways and Means
    Senate Committee on Finance
    HVC-210 Capitol Visitor Center
    Thursday, June 28
    10:00 am


  • SENATE
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  • The Need for Privacy Protections: Is Industry Self-Regulation Adequate?
    Senate Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation
    253 Russell Senate Office Building
    Thursday, June 28
    10:00 am

  • Economic Statecraft: Embracing Africa's Market Potential
    Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
    Subcommittee on African Affairs
    419 Dirksen Senate Office Building
    Thursday, June 28
    3:00 pm

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