February 07, 2020

Chairs DeFazio, Titus Announce Subcommittee Hearing on Welfare of Animals During Disasters

Washington, DC- Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR), and Chair of the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management Dina Titus (D-NV) announced the Subcommittee will hold a hearing titled, “Animals in Disasters.” Members will examine efforts to consider the welfare of animals, including service animals, family pets, and livestock during disasters, which is critical for emergency management and evacuation planning. 

More information about the hearing, including witness testimony, additional background information, and live webcast, can be found here once available.




“Animals in Disasters”


Wednesday, February 12, 2020

10:00 a.m.

2167 Rayburn House Office Building