Subcommittee Hearing

Examining Trade Enforcement and Entry of Merchandise at U.S. Ports

Subcommittee on International Trade, Customs, and Global Competitiveness Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2024 Time: 02:30 PM Location: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building

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A witness list will be released at a later date.

Member Statements

  1.  Thomas R. Carper (D - DE)
  2.  John Cornyn (R - TX)


  1. John Pickel
    Senior Director for International Supply Chain Policy
    National Foreign Trade Council
    Washington , DC
  2. James H. Paylor, Jr.
    Assistant General Organizer
    International Longshoreman’s Association
    Pocono Pines , PA
  3. John Drake
    Vice President for Transportation, Infrastructure, Supply Chain Policy
    U.S. Chamber of Commerce
    Washington , DC

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Senate Committee on Finance
Attn. Editorial and Document Section
Rm. SD-219
Dirksen Senate Office Bldg.
Washington, DC 20510-6200