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Mission Critical: Restoring National Security as the Focus of Defense Production Act Reauthorization, Part II

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  • Dr. Laura Taylor-Kale, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Industrial Base Policy, U.S. Department of Defense (DOD)
  • Ms. Thea Rozman Kendler, Assistant Secretary for Export Administration, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Ms. Cynthia Spishak, Associate Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Witness List

  • H.R. 7500, to amend the Defense Production Act of 1950 to allow an Indian Tribe to request CFIUS review of certain transactions between the Indian Tribe and foreign persons, and for other purposes. (Rep. Luetkemeyer)
  • H.R. 7601, the “Bullets Not Batteries Act” (Rep. Perry)
  • H.R. 7602, the “Planes Not Panels Act” (Rep. Perry)
  • H.R. _____, the “Help Expedite Lagging Permitting for Defense Production Act” or “HELP DPA”
  • H.R. _____, to amend the Defense Production Act of 1950 to require the President to make an annual report to Congress on findings and determinations made by the President under that Act and the use of authorities under that Act, and for other purposes.

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