As the American economy continues its recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic,  entrepreneurs have an increased need for access to capital to start new businesses. Businesses are seeking to reorient their supply chains and adapt to more employees working remotely on a permanent basis. Meanwhile, scientists continue to develop treatments to stop the spread of  COVID-19 and future diseases. Given the economic landscape, it is urgent that Congress facilitates  the access to capital that enables businesses to grow and to create jobs.