Hearings

Serving Small Businesses: Examining the Effectiveness of HUBZone Reforms





The Committee on Small Business will meet for a hearing titled, “Serving Small Businesses: Examining the Effectiveness of HUBZone Reforms.” The hearing will take place at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

The hearing will examine legislation updating the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone) Program, which seeks to provide federal contracting opportunities to small businesses in economically distressed areas of the country. H.R. 3294 is a bipartisan, comprehensive HUBZone reform bill designed to address concerns brought by small businesses as well as the Government Accountability Office

Documents
1. Hearing Notice
2. Witness List
3. Hearing Memo
4. Opening Statement 

Witnesses
Ms. Shirley Bailey
Co-Owner-Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
GCC Technologies 
LLC Oakland, MD
*Testifying on behalf of the HUBZone Contractors National Council
Testimony 
Disclosure 

Mr. Robert A. Schuerger, II
Principal and Attorney at Law
Law Offices of Robert A. Schuerger Co., LPA,
Columbus, OH 
Testimony 
Disclosure 

Mr. Dennis DuFour
President
TDEC
Oakland, MD
Testimony 
Disclosure 

Mr. Carlos Melendez
Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder
Wovenware
San Juan, P.R. 
Testimony 
Disclosure