Comments on Rules and Regs

December 13th, 2022 by

The Honorable Martin J. Walsh Secretary, U.S. Department of Labor 200 Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20210   Re: Employee or Independent Contractor Classification Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), 87 Fed. Reg. 62218 VIA ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION   Dear Secretary Walsh: The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) appreciates the opportunity to comment […]

December 7th, 2022 by

Comments on the NLRB Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Joint Employer Standard   The Honorable Lauren M. McFerran Chairman National Labor Relations Board 1015 Half Street S.E. Washington, D.C. 20570-0001   RE: Docket NLRB-2022-0001 Standard for Determining Joint-Employer Status, 87 Fed. Reg. 54641 (Sept. 7, 2022) VIA ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION   Dear Chairman McFerran: The Small Business […]

November 21st, 2022 by

Federal Trade Commission Office of the Secretary 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Suite CC-5610 (Annex B) Washington, DC 20580 Re: Proposed Rule, Federal Trade Commission; Commercial Surveillance (87 Fed. Reg. 51,273-51,299, August 22, 2022) Dear Commissioners: We, the undersigned organizations, representing a diverse set of industries as well as organizations advocating for the promotion of innovation, […]

June 17th, 2022 by

VIA ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION Ms. Vanessa A. Countryman Secretary U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission 100 F Street NE Washington, DC 20549   Re: Private Fund Advisers; Documentation of Registered Investment Adviser Compliance Reviews (Release No. IA-5955; File No. S7-03-22) Dear Ms. Countryman: The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) is pleased to offer this comment […]

April 21st, 2022 by

April 21, 2022 Department of Justice, Antitrust Division 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, District of Columbia 20530 Federal Trade Commission 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, District of Columbia 20580 Re:      Request for Information on Merger Enforcement (FTC-2022-0003-0001)   The undersigned, representing a broad and diverse community of small business and startup innovators, respectfully submit […]

February 8th, 2022 by

Surface Transportation Board Docket No. EP 711 (Sub-No. 1) RECIPROCAL SWITCHING Dear Chair Oberman, Vice Chair Schultz, and Members Fuchs, Hedlund and Primus: The United States has the most productive freight railroad system in the world, which serves businesses, including small businesses, and consumers extraordinarily well. It is important to keep in mind that this […]

February 4th, 2022 by

Comments to: National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) Docket No.:  220105–0002 Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Implementation   Dear Administrator Davidson: The small business community is justifiably excited and supportive of elements of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) that are aimed at modernizing and improving infrastructure so that small-to-mid-size businesses (SMBs) can operate […]

July 1st, 2021 by

U.S. Department of Education 400 Maryland Avenue, SW Washington, D.C.  20202   RE: DOCKET ED-2021-OPE-0077   To Whom it May Concern: Thank you for the opportunity to comment on the proposal to establish negotiated rulemaking committees to prepare proposed regulations for programs authorized under title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended […]

April 5th, 2021 by

Comments to the National Institutes of Standards and Technology Proposed Rule: “Rights to Federally Funded Inventions and Licensing of Government Owned Inventions” Doc # 2020-27581   Submitted by: Karen Kerrigan, president & CEO, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council April 5, 2021   The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) is pleased to submit the […]

February 16th, 2021 by

Marlene H. Dortch, Secretary Federal Communications Commission Office of the Secretary 445 12th Street, SW Washington, DC   20554 Via Electronic Submission   RE:  Docket 20-445, Emergency Broadband Benefit Program   Dear Secretary Dortch: On behalf of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council), I am pleased to provide comments on the Emergency Broadband Benefit […]

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