FW: [iajgs] More on SSDI Issue and Congressional Hearing February 2
- In response to many e-mails replying to my posting of January 26 on this
forum regarding the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security
Hearing on Thursday February 2 at 9:00 AM (Eastern):
1. Yes, you will be able to watch the hearing live from the convenience of
where ever your computer is-- go to: http://tinyurl.com/6uq9pd7 full url:
and either click on the hearing or scroll down to the bottom right of the
screen where it says committee videos
(http://waysandmeans.granicus.com/ViewPublisher.php?view_id=2) and we
should see it live. I have been told it will also be archived so one can
watch it any time.
2. To learn who is on the Subcommittee: Go to the Committee
website:http://waysandmeans.house.gov/About/Members.htm The people who
serve on the full Ways and Means Committee are listed first and scroll down
to the Subcommittee on Social Security -- Each of the members own websites
may be accessed by clicking on their names under the full committee.
3. This subcommittee hearing for the subcommittee to hear what different
stakeholders want in new legislation. The IAJGS and RPAC have provided
staff with legislative language and concepts, held several conference calls
and had numerous e-mails and phone calls with the staff...they received our
input-- if they do anything with it we will only know when the new bill is
proposed. Therefore, when/if a new bill is introduced it will be heard in
both the House and Senate - and an opportunity exists for more input at
For those who are interested in ideas on this issue go to the Records
Preservation and Access Committee (RPAC) website
http://www.fgs.org/rpac/index.php where there is a talking points paper.
IAJGS is a managing (voting) member of RPAC.
Thank you for all your interest in this very important issue to
Jan Meisels Allen
IAJGS Vice President
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee