Aviation Security

Members will hear testimony on the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) 2005 budget request, cargo security, the progress of the enhanced Computer Assisted Passenger Pre-screening System (CAPPS) and the status of the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) letters of intent (LOI) with airports regarding security infrastructure. Senator McCain will preside. Following is a tentative witness list (not necessarily in order of appearance):

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  • The Honorable Asa Hutchinson

Witness Panel 2

  • Ms. Patricia Friend

  • Mr. Thomas J. Kinton, Jr.