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This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy

on May 13, 2013 Source: Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship

While all eyes in the Senate are on the ongoing immigration debate, the House has a handful of committee hearings of interest. The “changing landscape of patent law” brought on by the American Invents Act and its “effects on small firms” are the focus of a Small Business Committee hearing. Topics covered in other hearings include: small business and pass-through entity tax reform; data centers and the cloud; copyright principles; and Keystone XL and small business job growth.

  • Data Centers and the Cloud: Is the Government Optimizing New Information Technologies to Save Taxpayers Money?
    House Committee on Oversight & Government Reform
    Meese Conference Room at George Mason University
    4379 Mason Pond Dr., Fairfax, VA
    Tuesday, May 14
    2:30 pm

  • Patent Reform Implementation and New Challenges for Small Businesses
    House Committee on Small Business
    2360 Rayburn HOB
    Wednesday, May 15
    1:00 pm

  • Strengthening the Economy and Increasing Wages by Making the Tax Code Simpler and Fairer for America’s Small Businesses
    House Committee on Ways and Means
    Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures
    1100 Longworth HOB
    Wednesday, May 15
    10:00 am

  • A Case Study for Consensus Building: The Copyright Principles Project
    House Committee on the Judiciary
    Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet
    2141 Rayburn HOB
    Thursday, May 16
    2:00 p.m.

  • If You Build It: The Keystone XL Pipeline and Small Business Job Growth
    House Committee on Small Business
    Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy and Trade
    2360 Rayburn HOB
    Thursday, May 16
    10:00 am

Category:  Capitol Hill 

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