Hearings and Business Meetings

SD-366 Senate Dirksen Building 09:30 AM

The purpose of the hearing is to consider S. 1237, the Omnibus Territories Act of 2013 and S. 1268, to approve an agreement between the United States and the Republic of Palau.

The hearing will be webcast live on the committee's website, and an archived video will be available shortly after the hearing is complete. Witness testimony will be available on the website at the start of the hearing.

Witness Panel 1

  • The Honorable Eni F.H. Faleomavaega
    American Samoa Delegate to Congress
  • The Honorable Donna M. Christensen
    United States Virgin Islands Delegate to Congress
  • The Honorable Madeleine Z. Bordallo
    Guam Delegate to Congress
  • The Honorable Gregorio “Kilili” Camacho Sablan
    Northern Mariana Islands Delegate to Congress
  • The Honorable Pedro R. Pierluisi
    Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico
  • Ms. Eileen Sobeck
    Acting Assistant Secretary for Insular Areas
    U.S. Department of the Interior

Witness Panel 2

  • Ms. Eileen Sobeck
    Acting Assistant Secretary for Insular Areas
    U.S. Department of the Interior
  • Mr. Vikram J. Singh
    Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for South and Southeast Asia
    Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs, U.S. Department of Defense
  • Mr. Edgard D. Kagan
    Deputy Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs
    Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, U.S. Department of State