Subcommittee on Contracting and Workforce
September 15, 2011
Helping Small Businesses Compete: Challenges Within Programs Designed to Assist Small Contractors
This hearingl reviewed three recent reports by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). These reports were (1) GAO-11-548R, Mentor-Protégé Programs Have Policies That Aim to Benefit Participants but Do Not Require Postagreement Tracking; (2) GAO-11-549R, Improvements Needed to Help Ensure Reliability of SBA’s Performance Data on Procurement Center Representatives; and (3) GAO-11-418, Small Business Contracting: Action Needed by Those Agencies Whose Advocates Do Not Report to Agency Heads as Required.
Opening Statement:Chairman Mick Mulvaney (R-SC)
Witnesses and Testimony: