January 16, 2017

SBA Hot Topic Tuesday — View Congressional Hearing on SBA 7(a) Legislation Live Tomorrow Morning

Check back with this link to view the House Committee on Small Business hearing, “Strengthening SBA’s 7(a) Loan Program.”

The hearing will take place at 11:00 A.M. EST on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

The hearing will examine the United States Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 7(a) Loan Program and how changes proposed in H.R. 4743, the Small Business 7(a) Lending Oversight Reform Act of 2018, could strengthen oversight and bolster the integrity of the program for small businesses and American taxpayers.

Ms. Cindy Blankenship
Vice Chairman
Bank of the West
Grapevine, TX
* Testifying on behalf of the Independent Community Bankers of America

Ms. Patricia Husic
President & CEO
Centric Financial Corporation
Harrisburg, PA
*Testifying on behalf of the American Bankers Association

Ms. Sonya McDonald
Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer
Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union
Universal City, TX
* Testifying on behalf of the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions

Mr. Tony Wilkinson
President & CEO
National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders
Washington, DC

View the hearing here.

View our previous coverage here:
SBA News Flash — SBA to Get Authority to Fine 7(a) Lenders up to $250,000, Flexibility to Exceed Budget Cap by 15%, January 10, 2018

View a copy of the legislation here.