Subcommittee Hearings

Subcommittee on Contracting and Workforce

March 26, 2014
Barriers to Opportunity: Do Occupational Licensing Laws Unfairly Limit Entrepreneurship and Jobs?

On Wednesday March 26, 2014, at 10:00a.m  the Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Contracting and Workforce held a hearing titled,   Barriers to Opportunity:  Do Occupational Licensing Laws Unfairly Limit Entrepreneurship and Jobs? The hearing was held in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building. 

The purpose of the hearing was to examine the proliferation of occupational licensing laws and the impact these have on business opportunities.

Opening Statement:

Richard Hanna (R-NY)

Witnesses and Testimony:

 

  •   Ms. Melony Armstrong, Owner, Naturally Speaking, Tupelo, MS
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  •  Mr. Timothy Sandefur, Principal Attorney, Pacific Legal Foundation, Sacramento, CA
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  •  Ms. Patti Morrow, President, Interior Design Protection Consulting, Greer, SC
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  •  Ms. Rebecca Haw, Assistant Professor of Law, Vanderbilt Law School, Nashville, TN
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