House Innovation, Community & Economic Development, & Veterans Committee


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The House Innovation, Community & Economic Development, & Veterans Committee considers issues relating to community development; community investment programs; underrepresented communities; and veterans’ and military affairs. The committee also considers issues relating to life sciences, aerospace, and other technology innovation industries and businesses, economic development, and economic resiliency, including small business assistance; minority and women’s business enterprises, business financing; international trade; tour​ism; rural economic development, parks, and outdoor recreation; telecommunications and broadband; as well as emergency preparedness, response, and resiliency.

(Please note: This is a general description of issue areas considered by committees; not a definitive or exhaustive listing. It is provided solely to assist the public in understanding the general roles of House committees.)

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