Subcommittee Hearing: Taking Measure of Countermeasures (Part 3): Protecting the Protectors

Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications | 311 Cannon House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515 | Apr 17, 2012 2:00pm

Opening Statements

Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), Chairman

[full text of opening statement]

Witnesses

Panel I

Dr. J.D. Polk
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary
Office of Health Affairs
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
[full text of testimony]

Mr. Edward J. Gabriel
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary
Preparedness and Response
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
[full text of testimony]

Panel II

Chief Al H. Gillespie
President & Chairman of the Board
International Association of Fire Chiefs
[full text of testimony]
[truth in testimony]

Mr. Bruce Lockwood
Second Vice President
USA Council
International Association of Emergency Managers
[full text of testimony]
[truth in testimony]

Sheriff Chris Nocco
Pasco County (FL) Sheriff’s Office
[full text of testimony]

Mr. Manuel Peralta
Director of Safety and Health
National Association of Letter Carriers
[full text of testimony]
[truth in testimony]