This afternoon, Senator John D. (Jay) Rockefeller, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, announced the witness list for its Full Committee hearing this Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at 2:45 p.m. titled “The Cruise Passenger Protection Act (S.1340): Improving Consumer Protections for Cruise Passengers.”
Date: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Hearing Start Time: 2:45 p.m.
Location: 253 Russell Senate Office Building
There are three cruise ship victims who will be testifying Laurie Dishman, Amanda Butler and Kimberly Ware.
The hearing will address sexual assaults, unsafe conditions and sub-standard medical care aboard cruise ships.
The hearing will be webcast live via the Senate Commerce Committee website.
Click on the website 10 minutes prior to the hearing. The comments by Senator Rockefeller and other senators, the victims testimony, and questions and answers will be streaming live.
I will be attending the hearing on Wednesday in support of my friend and former client Laurie Dishman.
last year I attended the hearing before Senator Rockefeller with my youngest son, John. (See photo). This year I will be attending with my oldest son, Madison.