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.
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
U.S. Tennessee Valley Authority and Chair, Investigation Committee, Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency
Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction
U.S. Department of Defense
Deputy Inspector General
U.S. Agency for International Development
Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction