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Defense Subcommittee Announces Members' Day

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Washington, March 30, 2015 -

The Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense has scheduled a hearing to take Member’s testimony on the Defense Appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2016 on April 15 at 9 a.m. in H-140, the Capitol. Each Member will have 5 minutes for oral remarks. The order of appearance and additional hearing details will be forwarded before the hearing.

Staff of interested Members should contact Sherry Young to confirm their Member’s participation, and provide a cell number for the Member’s staff person for the day of the hearing so Subcommittee staff can reach you if there are any last minute changes to the schedule.

Please forward testimony for the record by no later than close of business, Thursday, April 13. 

The statement must conform to the following guidelines:

  • Testimony must not exceed five pages, single-sided;
  • Testimony must be double-spaced on 8.5 by 11 inch letter size paper, with one-inch margins and at least 12 point font;
  • Clearly indicate the Member’s name and district at the top of the first page;
  • Do not include color or detailed photos as the hearing volume will be photographically reproduced. However, use of charts and tables and the use of appropriate bold type and bullets are acceptable, as long as they are within the five page maximum length.

If you have any questions, please contact the Subcommittee at (202) 225-2847.


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