Letters

February 15, 2013 | Letter
To read the letter from the Association of the United States Navy, click here To read the letter from the National Service and Legislative Headquarters, click here  
February 15, 2013 | Letter
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February 15, 2013 | Letter
Excerpt: Information and assessments reviewed by the Committee following the July 2012 security breakdown at the Y-12 National Security Complex have identified significant shortcomings in the management of physical security at DOE facilities with Category I and II special nuclear material.
February 14, 2013 | Letter
Excerpt: One matter that has been brought to the committee’s attention is the applicability of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the HIPAA Privacy Rule on the ability of state and local governments to share mental health records with the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS). To read the letter, click here.
February 7, 2013 | Letter
Excerpt: As part of the Committee’s investigation, we seek additional information to help us examine EPA’s current actions to address fraud and abuse and to ensure market integrity. To read the letter, click here.
February 7, 2013 | Letter
Excerpt: After past tragedies, federal, state, and local entities have reviewed what steps should be taken to prevent future tragedies from occurring… A helpful starting point for the committee’s inquiry is to examine the current and past efforts by federal agencies, in particular those of HHS, to assess and improve upon our mental health system in reaction to previous tragedies.

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