Posts (Filtered by Oversight and Management Efficiency Subcommittee)

Employee Misconduct: How Can FEMA Improve the ...

A recent Government Accountability Office (GAO) report examined challenges in how the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) handles employee misconduct. Such misconduct by FEMA’s workforce can ...

July 27, 2017

From the Border to Disasters and Beyond: Critical ...

Whether detecting explosives, conducting agriculture inspections, responding to disasters, and seizing drugs and contraband at the border, canine teams make significant contributions to the DHS ...

May 18, 2017

Immigration Benefits Vetting: Examining Critical ...

The purpose of the hearing is to examine challenges facing information technology (IT) systems used by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) ...

March 16, 2017

Watchdog Recommendations: A Better Way Ahead to ...

The purpose of this hearing is to examine areas at DHS that are at high-risk of waste, fraud, abuse and mismanagement and recommendations from the DHS Office of Inspector General and Government ...

February 16, 2017

Identifying the Enemy: Radical Islamist Terror

This hearing will examine the threat of radical Islamist terrorism, the importance of identifying the threat for what it is, and ways to defeat it.

September 22, 2016

How Pervasive is Misconduct at TSA: Examining ...

This joint hearing will examine the findings of a joint majority subcommittee investigation, including the extent to which misconduct occurs by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees, ...

July 7, 2016

Committee Releases New TSA Misconduct Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Majority Staff of the House Homeland Security Committee released a new report entitled, “Misconduct at TSA Threatens the Security of the Flying Public.” This ...

July 7, 2016

Oversight of Federal Efforts to Address ...

Recently, the Government Accountability Office completed a review of the federal efforts to counter electromagnetic risks, such as an electromagnetic pulse (EMP), to the nation’s critical ...

May 17, 2016

President Obama’s Plan to Move Gitmo Detainees ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Obama’s plan to move Guantanamo Bay (GTMO) detainees to prisons inside the United States was a hot topic on Capitol Hill today. Rep. Scott Perry (R-PA), Chairman of ...

April 28, 2016

Transferring Guantanamo Bay Detainees to the ...

Following the release of the Administration’s February 2016 plan to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility, this hearing will examine state and local perspectives regarding the impact of ...

April 28, 2016

Probing DHS’s Botched Management of the Human ...

The hearing will review findings by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) regarding the Department of Homeland Security’s failure to oversee and update key human capital systems and processes.

February 25, 2016

Driving Away with Taxpayer Dollars: DHS’s ...

This hearing will examine recent findings by the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Inspector General regarding mismanagement of the Federal Protective Service’s (FPS) vehicle fleet.

December 3, 2015

Examining Ongoing Challenges at the U.S. Secret ...

This joint hearing with Homeland Security Committee’s Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency and the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs’ Subcommittee ...

November 17, 2015

Subcommittee Hearing: Making DHS More Efficient

This hearing will examine how the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) can improve its management using industry recommendations and private sector best practices.

September 18, 2015

Subcommittee Hearing: Examining DHS’s Misplaced ...

This hearing will examine the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) rhetoric, role, and budget regarding climate change.

July 8, 2015

Subcommittee Markup: H.R. 1615, H.R. 1626, H.R. ...

The Committee on Homeland Security’s Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency will meet in open markup session on Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at 10:00 a.m., and subsequent days as may be ...

May 13, 2015

H.R. 2199, the DHS Acquisition Accountability and ...

To require the Department of Homeland Security to improve discipline, accountability, and transparency in acquisition program management.  Full Text of H.R. 2199 as ...

May 1, 2015

Subcommittee Hearing: Acquisition Oversight: How ...

Subcommittee Chairman Scott Perry, R-Pa., on the hearing: “Frontline personnel securing our borders, protecting our airports, and defending our shores must have the tools to successfully ...

April 22, 2015

Subcommittee Hearing: Unmanned Aerial System ...

Subcommittee Chairman Scott Perry, R-Pa., on the hearing: “The proliferation of small unmanned aerial systems in the U.S. is coming. But are we ready to deal with the threats that could come with ...

March 18, 2015

Subcommittee Hearing: Assessing DHS’s ...

February 26, 2015

Subcommittee Field Hearing: Emergency ...

November 21, 2014