Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access

June 12, 2013
The Seasonal Employment Needs of Small Tourism Businesses and H-2B Visa Policy

On Wednesday June 12, 2013, at 1:00 P.M., the Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access held a hearing titled, The Seasonal Employment Needs of Small Tourism Businesses and H-2B Visa Policy. The hearing was held in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building. 

The purpose of the hearing was to examine the H-2B visa program and the use of the program by small tourism businesses.

Opening Statement:

Chairman Tom Rice (R-SC)


Witnesses and Testimony:

  • Mr. Brad Dean, President & CEO, Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, Myrtle Beach, SC

     

  • Ms. Sarah M. Diment, Owner, The Beachmere Inn, Ogunquit, ME

     

  • Mr. William Spriggs, Chief Economist, AFL-CIO, Washington, DC

     

  • Ms. Jane Nichols Bishop, President, Peak Season Workforce, Mashpee, MA

     

    Additional Items:

  • Hearing Notice
  • Witness List
  • Hearing Memo
  • Press Release
  • Hearing Video

     

     

     

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