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Coast Guard Subcommittee Hearing to Focus on Authorization of Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Programs

Washington, DC, March 31, 2017 | Justin Harclerode (202) 225-9446 | comments
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Washington, DC – The Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation will hold hearing next week to examine Coast Guard and federal maritime transportation programs, in preparation for an authorization bill later this Congress.

The Subcommittee will hear from the Coast Guard, the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), and the Maritime Administration (MARAD).

This hearing of the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, chaired by U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter, Jr. (R-CA), is entitled: “Authorization of Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Programs.” The hearing is scheduled to begin at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, in 2167 Rayburn House Office Building.


  • Admiral Paul F. Zukunft, Commandant, United States Coast Guard
  • Master Chief Steven W. Cantrell, Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard, United States Coast Guard
  • Mr. Michael A. Khouri, Acting Chairman, Federal Maritime Commission
  • Mr. Joel Szabat, Executive Director, in Lieu of the Administrator, Maritime Administration

More information about the hearing, including testimony, additional background information, and live webcast, will be posted here as it becomes available. 

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