Fire Research Act

The hearing will examine the reauthorization of the United States Fire Administration (USFA) and its transition to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS); S. 321, the Firefighting Research and Coordination Act; and other issues relating to homeland security and the needs of firefighters. Sen. McCain will preside. Witnesses will be announced at a later time.

Opening Remarks

  • The Honorable Dave Camp

  • The Honorable Curt Weldon


  • The Honorable R. David Paulison

  • Dr. Arden L. Bement Jr.

    National Science Foundation

Witness Panel 2

  • The Honorable James M. Shannon

  • Mr. Kevin O'Connor

  • Chief Philip C. Stittleburg

  • Chief Randy R. Bruegman