06.23.11

Joint Subcommittee Hearing: The WMD Prevention and Preparedness Act of 2011

June 23, 2011 2:00 PM | 311 Cannon House Office Building

On Thursday, June 23, 2011 the Committee on Homeland Security’s Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection and Security Technologies and the Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications will hold a joint hearing entitled “H.R.2356, the `WMD Prevention and Preparedness Act of 2011.’”  The Subcommittees will meet at 10:00 a.m. in 311 Cannon House Office Building.

Click here for a PDF of the official hearing record, including a full transcript.

Opening Statements

Rep. Daniel Lungren (CA), Chairman
[full text of openinging statement]

Rep. Gus Bilirakis (FL), Chairman
[full text of openinging statement]

Live Stream

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Witnesses

Panel I

The Honorable William J. Pascrell Jr.
A Representative in Congress from the 8th District of New Jersey
[full text of testimony]

Panel II

Senator Jim Talent
Vice Chairman
WMD Center
[full text of testimony]
[truth in testimony]

Dr. Robert P. Kadlec
Former Special Assistant to the President for Biodefense
[full text of testimony]
[truth in testimony]

Mr. Richard H. Berdnik
Sheriff
Passaic County, New Jersey
[full text of testimony]