Oversight of the Consumer Product Safety Commission

June 17, 2015

253 Senate Russell Office Building

U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), chairman of the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, and Data Security, will convene the subcommittee for a hearing entitled “Oversight of the Consumer Product Safety Commission” on Wednesday, June 17, 2015, at 10:00 a.m.
 
“Oversight of independent agencies is one of Congress’ primary responsibilities,” Sen. Moran said. “This hearing will give us an opportunity to examine the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s agenda and work to ensure the safety of American consumers.”
 
The hearing will include discussion of the Commission’s 2016 Performance Budget Request, its current rulemaking agenda, as well as issues identified in recent reports by the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s Inspector General.
 
Witnesses:
 
- Mr. Elliot Kaye, Chairman, Consumer Product Safety Commission
- Mr. Robert (Bob) S. Adler, Commissioner, Consumer Product Safety Commission
- Ms. Ann Marie Buerkle, Commissioner, Consumer Product Safety Commission
- Mr. Joseph Mohorovic, Commissioner, Consumer Product Safety Commission
- Ms. Marietta Robinson, Commissioner, Consumer Product Safety Commission

Hearing Details:

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
10:00 a.m.
 
Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, and Data Security hearing titled, “Oversight of the Consumer Product Safety Commission”
 
This hearing will take place in Senate Russell Office Building, Room 253. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on this page.

For reporters interested in reserving a seat, please contact the press gallery:

• Periodical Press Gallery – 202-224-0265

• Radio/Television Gallery – 202-224-6421

• Press Photographers Gallery – 202-224-6548

• Daily Press Gallery – 202-224-0241

Individuals with disabilities who require an auxiliary aid or service, including closed captioning service for the webcast hearing, should contact Stephanie Gamache at 202-224-5511 at least three business days in advance of the hearing date.

Webcast

Majority Statement

  • Subcommittee Chairman Jerry Moran

Witness Panel 1

  • Mr. Elliot Kaye

    Chairman
    Consumer Product Safety Commission
    Kaye Testimony (116.41 KB)
  • Mr. Robert (Bob) S. Adler

    Commissioner
    Consumer Product Safety Commission
    Adler Testimony (119.70 KB)
  • Ms. Ann Marie Buerkle

    Commissioner
    Consumer Product Safety Commission
  • Mr. Joseph Mohorovic

    Commissioner
    Consumer Product Safety Commission
  • Ms. Marietta Robinson

    Commissioner
    Consumer Product Safety Commission
    Robinson Testimony (114.46 KB)