Full Committee Hearing

The 9/11 Commission Human Capital Recommendations: A Critical Element of Reform

Date: September 14, 2004
Time: 9:30am

The hearing will examine and discuss legislative and administrative options to address the personnel recommendations of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States. The 9/11 Commission noted several areas for federal personnel reform, including (1) improving the presidential appointments process for national security positions; (2) establishing a single agency that conducts security clearance background investigations for U.S. personnel; and (3) providing some additional personnel flexibilities to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to reflect its increased counterterrorism and intelligence responsibilities.


Panel 2

J. Christopher


Managing Director, Strategic Issues

U. S. Goverment Accountability Office

Panel 3



President and Chief Executive Officer

Partnership for Public Service