“Never Ending Emergencies – An Examination of the National Emergencies Act”

Subcommittee: Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management Date: Wednesday, May 24, 2023 Time: 10:00 AM Location: 2167 Rayburn House Office Building


The hearing will provide a background on the intent of the National Emergencies Act (NEA) (P.L. 94-412) and examine the Presidential powers made available under an NEA declaration to inform whether reforms are needed to improve the oversight and accountability of such powers.


  1. Mr. Satya Thallam
    Policy Advisor
    Arnold & Porter
  2. Ms. Elizabeth Goitein
    Senior Director, Liberty & National Security Program
    Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law
  3. Mr. Soren Dayton
    Director of Governance
    Niskanen Center