Press Release

07.10.15

House Committee on Homeland Security Schedule for July 13 – July 17

Media Contact: Susan Phalen (202) 226-8477

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security has announced the following hearings for next week which will be streamed live here.

Tuesday, July 14 at 10:00 a.m. ET

Securing the Maritime Border: The Future of CBP Air and Marine

Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security

Rep. Candice Miller, R-Mich., Subcommittee Chairman

311 Cannon House Office Building

This hearing will examine what the Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) Office of Air and Marine is doing to interdict maritime threats before they arrive on shore or in U.S. ports and to increase understanding of illegal networks exploiting maritime domains. 

 

Tuesday, July 14 at 2:00 p.m. ET

Weapons of Mass Destruction: Bolstering DHS to Combat Persistent Threats to America

Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies

Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, Subcommittee Chairman

Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications

Rep. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., Subcommittee Chairman

311 Cannon House Office Building

This hearing will review the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) proposal to consolidate certain weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and explosives defense activities at DHS headquarters to ensure America is prepared to combat these threats.

 

Wednesday, July 15 at 10:00 a.m. ET

The Rise of Radicalization:  Is the U.S. Government Failing to Counter International and Domestic Terrorism?

Committee on Homeland Security

Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, Chairman

311 Cannon House Office Building

This hearing will investigate whether the Government is doing enough to counter international and domestic terrorism and how to bolster U.S. efforts to counter violent extremism.

 

Thursday, July 16 at 10:00 a.m. ET

Examining the Federal Air Marshal Service and Its Readiness to Meet the Evolving Threat

Subcommittee on Transportation Security

Rep. John Katko, R-N.Y., Subcommittee Chairman

311 Cannon House Office Building

This hearing will probe the Federal Air Marshal Service and its readiness to protect aviation security.

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