Skip to main content

Hearings

Mar 2, 2016

Firearms Lost: GSA’s Administration of the Surplus Firearm Donation Program

PURPOSE: To evaluate U.S. General Services Administration’s (GSA) management of the surplus firearm donation program and to address potential gaps in GSA’s efforts to account for and secure donated firearms. To examine deficiencies highlighted in the 2015 GSA Office of the Inspector General report. BACKGROUND: Started in 1999, the surplus firearm donation program provides firearms no longer needed by ...

Mar 2, 2016

Geolocation Technology and Privacy

TAKEAWAYS: Chairman Chaffetz and Ranking Member Cummings will review updated guidance issued by the Department of Justice post S. v. Jones. These memos provide guidance on the use of geolocation technology by federal law enforcement. Various legal standards and guidelines are used to manage the use of geolocation technology at a local, state, and federal level. A clear standard is needed to govern the use of this technology. ...