Commerce Committee Announces Witnesses for DTV Transition Hearing

September 18, 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation announces the witnesses for the Full Committee hearing on Oversight of the DTV Transition: Countdown to February 2009, scheduled for Tuesday, September 23, 2008, at 2:30 p.m. The full witness list is below.

With February 17, 2009 less than five months away, the Committee will assess the Federal Communications Commission and the National Telecommunications Information Administration’s efforts to promote broadcaster and consumer preparedness, as well as the recent test pilot in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Oversight of the DTV Transition: Countdown to February 2009
Full Committee
Date: Tuesday, September 23, 2008
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Location:  Room 253, Russell Senate Office Building

Panel 1
The Honorable Kevin J. Martin, Chairman, Federal Communications Commission

The Honorable Meredith Attwell Baker, Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information, National Telecommunications Information Administration      
The Honorable Bill Saffo, Mayor, Wilmington, North Carolina

Mr. Mark Goldstein, Director, Physical Infrastructure Issues, United States Government Accountability Office

The Honorable Josefina Carbonell, Assistant Secretary for Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Aging