House Subcommittee Hearing on Information Sharing

Today, Wednesday, June 11, the House Committee on Homeland Security’s Subcommittee on Intelligence, Information Sharing, and Terrorism Risk Assessment held a hearing on H.R. 6193, “The Improving Public Access to Documents Act of 2008.” The bill would require the Secretary of Homeland Security to develop and administer policies, procedures, and programs to promote the implementation of a Controlled Unclassified Information Framework at the Department of Homeland Security.

The witnesses at today’s hearing included:

Ms. Meredith Fuchs
General Counsel
National Security Archive

Ms. Caroline Fredrickson
Washington Legislative Office
American Civil Liberties Union

Ms. Patrice McDermott

For more information on new government-wide rules governing the designation and sharing of CUI and how AALL has been involved in this process, see our previous blog posts:
AALL and Others Urge Public Comment on Guidance for Sensitive But Unclassified Information and
White House Issues Memo on New Controlled Unclassified Information Policy.

[Posted by Emily Feldman]

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