Frequently Asked Questions

My question is not here, who do I call?

If your question is not answered above, please click here for information on how to contact the Committee directly.

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How do I contact the Committee?

Call 202.224.5175 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, or send an e-mail to For a list of Senators on the Committee, please click here.

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Where can I get information about money and asistance for my small business?

The Committee has a list of Federal small businesss programs here. For more information on programs at the Small Business Administration (SBA) call 1-800-U-ASK-SBA, or visit

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How do I submit testimony?

Contact the committee at (202) 224-5175 for more information. After testifying for an event, please submit all testimony for the official record within two weeks after the event. If your testimony is later than that, it might not be included in the official record. Please be sure to include your name, title, and organization on the first page as well as the date and title of the hearing or roundtable that you participated in.

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How do I find out the status of small business legislation?

If you know the bill number, visit The Library of Congress and type it in -- for example, S.1375 (Senate) or H.R. 2802 (House). Otherwise, you can contact the Committee (see above).

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I am a member of the media. Who should I contact?

For a list of press releases and statements for Chairman James Risch, call 202.224.5175.

For a list of press releases and statements from Ranking Member Ben Cardin, call 202.224.2841.

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