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116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. RES. 730


Expressing support for the recognition and celebration of the vital role of small businesses, along with the efforts of the Small Business Administration to help Americans start, build, and grow businesses.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

November 21, 2019

Ms. Velázquez (for herself, Mr. Chabot, Mr. Espaillat, Mrs. Radewagen, Mr. Balderson, Mr. Veasey, Mr. Kevin Hern of Oklahoma, Mr. Hagedorn, Mr. Stauber, Mr. Burchett, Mr. Spano, Mr. Joyce of Pennsylvania, Ms. Houlahan, Mr. Evans, Ms. Craig, Ms. Judy Chu of California, Mr. Schneider, Mr. Golden, Ms. Davids of Kansas, Mr. Kim, Ms. Finkenauer, Mr. Delgado, Mr. Crow, Ms. McCollum, Mr. Clay, Mrs. Axne, Mr. Lawson of Florida, Mr. Bost, Mr. David Scott of Georgia, Mr. Fitzpatrick, Mr. Posey, Mr. Pocan, Mr. Latta, Ms. Norton, Ms. Pingree, Mr. Meadows, Mr. Hastings, Mr. Takano, Ms. Brownley of California, Mr. Tipton, Mr. Marshall, Mr. Kelly of Mississippi, Mr. Norman, Ms. Kelly of Illinois, Mr. Luetkemeyer, Ms. Meng, Mr. Sean Patrick Maloney of New York, Mr. Lipinski, Mr. Graves of Missouri, Ms. Bonamici, Mr. Curtis, Mrs. Murphy of Florida, and Mr. LaHood) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Small Business


RESOLUTION

Expressing support for the recognition and celebration of the vital role of small businesses, along with the efforts of the Small Business Administration to help Americans start, build, and grow businesses.

    Whereas, as of September 2019, there are over 30,700,000 small businesses in the United States;

    Whereas small businesses in the United States—

    (1) represent 99.9 percent of all businesses in the United States;

    (2) employ nearly 60 million private sector employees in the United States;

    (3) create nearly two of every three of new jobs; and

    (4) constitute 97.5 percent of firms exporting goods; and

    Whereas the day of November 30, 2019, is an appropriate day to recognize small businesses and encourage consumers to support their local small businesses during the holiday shopping season: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved, That the House of Representatives joins with the Small Business Administration in—

(1) celebrating the entrepreneurial spirit of small business owners in the United States;

(2) recognizing the importance of creating policies that promote a business-friendly environment for small business owners;

(3) supporting and encourages young entrepreneurs to pursue their passions and create more startup businesses;

(4) showing appreciation for the many ways that small businesses support their communities and their workers; and

(5) celebrating the invaluable contribution that small businesses make to the United States as the backbone of the economy.


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