Subcommittee Hearings

Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations

Do Not Enter: How Proposed Hours of Service Trucking Rules are a Dead End for Small Businesses
On Tuesday, June14 at 10:00 am, the House Small Business Committee Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations held a hearing entitled Do Not Enter: How Proposed Hours of Service Trucking Rules are a Dead End for Small Businesses.  The hearing took place in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

The purpose of this hearing was to explore the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s proposed rule on Hours of Service and discuss how this regulation would harm small businesses by reducing allowed duty times for motor carriers, hindering the ability for owner-operators and other small businesses to deliver goods nationwide

Opening Statement:

Chairman Mike Coffman (R-CO)


Witnesses and Testimony:

  • Paul James, President, Rex Oil Company, Denver, CO
  • James Burg, President, James Burg Trucking Company, Warren, MI
  • Rusty Rader, J.J. Kennedy, Inc, Fombell, PA
  • J.D. Morrissette, Senior Vice President, Interstate Van Line Operations, Springfield, VA
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