Subcommittee Hearings

Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access

Professional Services: Proposed Changes to the Small Business Size Standards
On Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 10:00 am, the House Small Business Committee Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Capital Access and Tax  held a hearing entitled Professional Services: Proposed Changes to the Small Business Size Standards.  The hearing took place in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

As the Small Business Administration proposes to redefine who is a small business in the professional, scientific and technical services industries, the Subcommittee will be taking testimony inquiring into the issues related to this matter. The Subcommittee record will then be submitted to the Small Business Administration as part administrative record. Testimony will be provided by representatives of architects, engineers, professional service providers, and other affected small businesses.

Opening Statement:

Chairman Joe Walsh (R-IL)

Witnesses and Testimony:

  • Walter J. Hainsfurther, FAIA, President and Kurtz Associates Architects, Des Plaines, IL
  • John Woods, Wood Peacock Engineering Consultants, Alexandria, VA
  • Roger Jordan, Vice President, Professional Services Council, Arlington, VA
  • Odysseus Lanier, Partner, McConnell Jones Lanier & Murphy LLP, Houston, TX
  • Additional Items: