Commerce Committee Will Hold Port Security Field Hearing

Wednesday, February 13, 2002
U.S. Senator Fritz Hollings (D-SC), Chairman of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, announced today a full Committee hearing on the implementation of the Port and Maritime Security Act on Tuesday, February 19th, 2002, at 1:30 PM at the Charleston, S.C., Maritime Center.

Witnesses will include: Panel I, Norman Y. Mineta, Secretary of Transportation; Admiral James M. Loy, Commandant, United States Coast Guard; Robert C. Bonner, Commissioner, United States Customs Service; Panel II, Joseph P. Riley, Jr., Mayor of Charleston; Keith Summey, Mayor of North Charleston, Bernard S. Groseclose, Jr., President and CEO, South Carolina State Port ; Robert M. Burdette, City of Mt. Pleasant, City Administrator, Municipal Complex; Major Alvin A. Taylor, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources; Panel III, Stephen E. Flynn, PhD., Senior Fellow, National Security Studies, Council on Foreign Relations; Douglas R. Brown, Ph.D., Vice President for Business Development and Programs, Ancore Corporation; Christopher L. Koch, President and CEO, World Shipping Counsel.

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