COMMITTEE TO HOLD SECOND CUSTOMS OVERSIGHT HEARING
Hearing to Focus on U.S. Customs Enforcement Operations
WASHINGTON -- Senate Finance Committee Chairman William V. Roth, Jr. (R-DE) today announced the Committee will meet on Tuesday, May 18, 1999, at 10:00 a.m. in 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building, to hear testimony on the U.S. Customs Service: Measuring Effectiveness in Enforcement Operations. The objective is to assess the standards Customs uses for measuring its performance in the enforcement arena. Press Release #106-119 with background materials is available upon request.
The following witnesses are expected to testify before the Committee:
Senate Protected Witness (Former Smuggler)
Lawrence W. Sherman, Professor and Chairman, Department of Criminology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Michael Chertoff, Partner, Litigation Department, Latham & Watkins, Newark, NJ
Norman J. Rabkin, Director, Administration of Justice Issue Area, General Government Division, U.S. General Accounting Office; Washington, D.C.
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