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  • Knight's Small Business Bill Passes Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on July 18, 2018 | Preview rr

    On Wednesday, July 18, 2018, the House Small Business Committee voted by a wide bipartisan majority to favorable report H.R. 6330, The Small Business Runway Extension Act, which was introduced earlier this month by Representative Steve Knight (R-CA). Under existing law, the Small Business Administration (SBA) requires that businesses report their average gross receipts over the previous three years in order to be categorized as a "small" business to receive certain SBA resources and assistance. ... Read more

  • Knight introduces Small Business Runway Extension Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 11, 2018 | Preview rr

    On Wednesday, July 11, 2018, Representative Steve Knight (R-CA) introduced H.R. 6330, The Small Business Runway Extension Act. Under existing law, the Small Business Administration (SBA) requires that businesses report their average gross receipts over the previous three years in order to be categorized as a "small" business to receive certain SBA resources and assistance. This three year requirement has caused some fledgling "mid-tier" companies to be ejected from the small business category pr... Read more

  • Knight's science innovation bills pass the House
    Posted in Press Releases on June 29, 2018 | Preview rr

    On Wednesday, June 27, 2018, the House of Representatives voted to approve the Department of Energy Science and Innovation Act for fiscal years 2018 and 2019. This bill, which provides policy direction and authorizes funding for ongoing science research programs, includes the provisions of H.R. 4376 and H.R. 5638, bills introduced by Representative Steve Knight (R-CA). H.R. 4376, the Department of Energy Research Infrastructure Act, authorizes infrastructure improvements and upgrades at specifie... Read more

  • Knight secures funding for vital military programs
    Posted in Press Releases on June 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    On June 28, 2018, the House of Representatives passed the Fiscal Year 2019 Department of Defense Appropriations Act. This annual bill allocates funds to support programs and policies authorized in the National Defense Authorization Act. Among the programs supported in this bill are several priorities advocated by Representative Knight (R-CA). Many of these programs have significant development and production assets in California's 25th district. These program and brief descriptions are listed be... Read more

  • Knight introduces Solar Vets Act
    Posted in Press Releases on June 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    Last Friday, June 22, 2018, Representative Steve Knight (R-CA) joined a bipartisan group of lawmakers to introduce H.R. 6166, Solar Vocational Education and Training for our Servicemembers (VETS) Act. The Solar VETS Act would direct the U.S. Department of Energy to implement a workforce training program to help prepare our nation's transitioning military personnel for careers in the solar energy industry. Representative Jacky Rosen (D-NV) introduced the bipartisan legislation with Reps. Steve Kn... Read more

  • Knight introduces bill to prevent opioid addiction among veterans
    Posted in Press Releases on June 26, 2018 | Preview rr

    Last Wednesday, June 20, 2018, Representative Steve Knight (R-CA) introduced H.R. 6165, the Combating Opioid Misuse Before Addiction for our Troops (COMBAT) Act, with Representative Tom O'Halleran (D-AZ) and Representative Seth Moulton (D-MA). This bipartisan bill prevents the overprescription of opioids to active duty servicemembers, their families, and retirees who use TRICARE by requiring the implementation of a seven day first-fill limit for opioid prescriptions. The COMBAT Act is sponsored ... Read more

  • Knight's small business bill signed into law
    Posted in Press Releases on June 25, 2018 | Preview rr

    On Thursday, June 21, 2018, President Trump signed into law H.R. 2333, The Small Business Investment Opportunity Act. Introduced by Representative Steve Knight (R-CA) in May of 2017, this bill will make improvements to the Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) Program, an initiative run by the Small Business Administration (SBA) that allows privately owned and managed investment funds to invest in small businesses. Current law limits the amount of capital SBICs can invest in growing firms. Th... Read more

  • Knight introduces bill to stop child separation
    Posted in Press Releases on June 21, 2018 | Preview rr

    On Thursday, June 21, 2018, Representative Steve Knight (R-CA) introduced legislation in response to recent reports of children being separated from their parents upon interception of illegal entries into the United States. H.R. 6173 would require the Department of Homeland Security maintain care and custody of adults charged with illegal entry with their children while charges are pending with the Department of Justice. This bill would also authorize $50 million for the construction of faciliti... Read more

  • Knight supports fight against opioid epidemic
    Posted in Press Releases on June 15, 2018 | Preview rr

    Throughout the week of June 11, 2018, the House of Representatives voted to pass a package of legislation to help combat the rising nation-wide opioid epidemic. Representative Steve Knight (R-CA) voted in support of all the measures. H.R. 2851, the Stop the Importation and Trafficking of Synthetic Analogues Act, was cosponsored by Rep. Knight and would give the Attorney General the power to quickly and temporarily schedule a new dangerous drug when it is virtually identical to a currently schedu... Read more

  • Knight, Feinstein Resolution Honors Lockheed Martin Skunk Works on 75th Anniversary
    Posted in Press Releases on June 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Steve Knight (R-CA) and Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), introduced a bipartisan resolution to honor the 75th anniversary of Lockheed Martin Skunk Works. "For 75 years, the team at Skunk Works has been producing the tech, aircraft, and systems that have given our troops a generational advantage over our adversaries,” said Congressman Knight. “Whether it be next-generation fighters that wrest us control of the skies, spy planes that allow us to watch our enemies with impunity, or o... Read more

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