Oversight of the U.S. Department of Commerce

August 1, 2007

253 SR
The U.S. Department of Commerce and its component bureaus are responsible for the stewardship, protection, and scientific understanding of our ocean environment and its resources, effective use and growth of the nation’s technological resources, and promoting U.S. trade and tourism. The oversight hearing will examine the Department’s effectiveness in implementing these goals.


Majority Statement

  • Daniel K. Inouye


Minority Statement

  • Ted Stevens


Witness Panel 1