Friday, February 18, 2022
Joshua Duvall Provides Congressional Testimony on Federal Contracting and SBA Programs
On February 17, 2022, Maynard Shareholder Joshua Duvall testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources. Josh's testimony focused on federal government contracting issues related to the Small Business Administration's ("SBA") contracting programs and a proposed piece of legislation.
The bill, H.R. 6504, Native Pacific Islanders of America Equity Act, was introduced to amend the Organic Act of Guam to create a CHamoru Registry Program, a database to verify Native CHamoru ancestry requirements. The bill would also amend the Small Business Act to include Native CHamoru Organizations and Native Northern Marianas Organizations in two of SBA's small business contracting programs.
Joshua Duvall is an attorney in the Washington, D.C. office and is a member of the Firm's Government Solutions Group. Josh is frequently called upon by government contracting executives and industry leaders to navigate their most pressing problems and business opportunities, drawing on his broad experience in the complex world of doing business with the federal government, including bid protests, litigation, compliance, cybersecurity, transactions, and small business matters.