Subcommittee Hearing: A Review of Passenger Screening Technology at U.S. Airports (Subcommittee will move directly to CLOSED Hearing)

December 8, 2011 5:00 PM | 311 Cannon House Office Building

On Thursday, December 8, 2011, the Committee on Homeland Security’s Subcommittee on Transportation Security will hold a hearing entitled “A Review of Passenger Screening Technology at U.S. Airports.”  The Subcommittee will meet at 12:00 noon in 311 Cannon House Office Building.  Due to the nature of the information at this hearing, the Subcommittee intends to move directly to close the hearing and transition to HVC-302 to receive classified testimony. 

Opening Statements

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL), Subcommittee Chairman
[full text of opening statement]

Rep. Peter King (R-NY), Chairman Committee on Homeland Security

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The Honorable John S. Pistole
Transportation Security Administration

Accompanied by Mr. Robin Kane, Assistant Administrator for Security Technology

Dr. Tara O’Toole
Under Secretary
Science and Technology Directorate
Department of Homeland Security

Mr. Charles K. Edwards
Acting Inspector General
Office of the Inspector General
Department of Homeland Security

Accompanied by Ms. Anne Richards, Assistant Inspector General for Audits

The Honorable Caryn Wagner
Under Secretary
Office of Intelligence and Analysis
Department of Homeland Security

Dr. Cedric Sims
Executive Director
Office of Program Accountability and Risk Management
Management Directorate
Department of Homeland Security

Mr. Stephen Lord
Homeland Security and Justice Issues
Government Accountability Office