Full Committee

Beyond the Size Standards: Sustainability of Small Business Graduates
On Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at 1:00 p.m., the House Small Business Committee held a full committee hearing entitled, Beyond the Size Standards: Sustainability of Small Business Graduates. The hearing took place in room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

The hearing examined proposals for a medium-sized business program. Specifically, the hearing looked at H.R. 1812, the Small Business Growth Act, and other legislative proposals. The hearing sought to analyze the desirability of a medium-sized business program, the effect of such program on current small firms, and the fundamental issues any such program must address if the program is to succeed

Opening Statement:

Chairman Sam Graves (R-MO)

Witnesses and Testimony:

Panel 1

  • The Hon. Gerry Connolly, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, DC Panel 2

  • Christopher Yukins, Professor of Government Contracts Law, Co-Director of the Government Procurement Law Program, The George Washington University, Washington, DC
  • Margot Dorfman, US Women's Chamber of Commerce, Washington, DC

    Additional Items:

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