The Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety oversees agencies that handle matters affecting the judiciary and judicial procedure that are within the authority of the Council, including matters affecting criminal law and procedure, juvenile justice, police protection, correctional institutions, fire prevention, emergency medical services, homeland security, criminal justice, and public safety.
The public can access all Committee Testimony HERE.
The public can watch Committee meetings HERE.
The hearing record will close 14 days after the hearing date.
The Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety’s performance oversight and budget oversight hearings will be held remotely through the Zoom teleconferencing platform.
Anyone wishing to testify should contact Ms. Aukima Benjamin, Committee Manager for the Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety, at least one business day prior to the start of the hearing, at (202) 724-7808 or via e-mail at email@example.com; witnesses will receive information on how to join the hearing at that time.
Witnesses who anticipate needing language interpretation, or requiring sign language interpretation, are requested to inform the Committee of the need as soon as possible but no later than five business days before the hearing. We will make every effort to fulfill timely requests, however requests received in less than five business days may not be fulfilled and alternatives may be offered.