Doing Business with DHS: Industry Recommendations to Improve Contractor Employee Vetting

February 27, 2018 2:00 PM | House Capitol Visitor Center (HVC) Room 210

The purpose of this hearing is to examine the extent to which the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has unified policies, processes, and procedures for vetting the character and conduct of contractor employees, known as a fitness determination. The hearing will allow Members the opportunity to hear from industry representatives regarding the challenges and inconsistencies they encounter doing business with DHS.

Opening Statements

Rep. Scott Perry (R-PA), Subcommittee Chairman
Opening Statement

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The Honorable Charles E. Allen 
Senior Intelligence Advisor
Intelligence and National Security Alliance
Witness Testimony

Mr. Marc Pearl 
President and CEO
Homeland Security & Defense Business Council
Witness Testimony

The Honorable David J. Berteau 
President and CEO
Professional Services Council
Witness Testimony

Mr. Brandon LaBonte 
President and CEO
Witness Testimony