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Oversight of Reconstruction Contracts in Afghanistan and the Role of the Special Inspector General

Location: Russell Senate Office Building, SR-428A



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Agenda

On Thursday, November 18, 2010, the Subcommittee on Contracting Oversight held a hearing entitled, “Oversight of Reconstruction Contracts in Afghanistan and the Role of the Special Inspector General.” This was the fourth in a series of hearings held by the Subcommittee on oversight of government contracts in Afghanistan. The purpose of the hearing was to examine the role of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) in providing independent oversight of reconstruction contracts in Afghanistan. The hearing reviewed recent SIGAR audits and investigations and assess SIGAR’s effectiveness at preventing and detecting waste, fraud, and abuse of taxpayer dollars. In addition, the hearing examined lessons learned from other Inspectors General involved in the oversight of contingency contracting.

Witnesses

Panel 1

  • THE HONORABLE JON T. RYMER
    Inspector General
    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
    Washington, DC
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  • The Honorable  Richard Moore
    Inspector General
    U.S. Tennessee Valley Authority and Chair, Investigation Committee, Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency
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Panel 2

Panel 3