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National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States was established as an independent, bipartisan commission of the legislative branch of the federal government by Title VI of PL 107-306, the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 of November 27, 2002, as amended by PL 108-207 of January 20, 2004

The Commission was created to examine evidence developed by all relevant government agencies regarding the facts and causes of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, occurring at the World Trade Center in New York, in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, and the Pentagon in Virginia. The Commission reviewed the findings and recommendations of the Joint Inquiry of the Select Committee on Intelligence of the Senate, the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of the House, and other executive branch, congressional or independent commission investigations regarding the September 11, 2001 attacks.

The Commission was terminated August 24, 2004 after submitting its final report.

Source: The Encyclopedia of Governmental Advisory Organizations (EGAO 6560, p. 981)

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  • Public Hearing

    The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States will hold its twelfth and final public hearing on June 16-17, 2004, in Washington, DC. The two-day hearing will focus on two district topics: the ``9-11 Plot'' and ``National Crisis Management.'' The hearing will be open to the public and members of the media. Seating will be...

  • Public Hearing

    The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States will hold its tenth public hearing on April 13-14, 2004 in Washington, DC. The two-day hearing will examine the performance of law enforcement and the intelligence communities prior to September 11 and evaluate post-9/11 reforms in these areas. The hearing will be open to the...

  • Public Testimony

    The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States will take public testimony from Dr. Condoleezza Rice, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, at 9-11:30 a.m., on April 8, 2004, in Room 216 of the Hart Senate Office Building. The proceedings will be open to the public and members of the media. Seating will be...

  • Public Hearing

    The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (also known as the 9-11 Commission) will hold its eighth public hearing on March 23-24, 2004 in Washington, DC. The two-day investigative hearing will investigate the formulaiton and conduct of U.S. counterterrorism policy, with particular emphasis on the period from the August...

  • Public Hearing

    The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States will hold its seventh public hearing on January 26-27, 2004 in Washington, DC. The two-day investigative hearing will develop facts and circumstances relating to border and aviation security--two central aspects of the Commission's mandate. Representatives of the media should...

  • Public Hearing

    The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States will hold its sixth public hearing on December 8, 2003, in Washington, DC. Witnesses will speak about issues related to domestic intelligence collection, protecting privacy while preventing terrorism, and the use of immigration laws to combat terrorism. Representatives of the...

  • Public Hearing

    The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States will hold its fifth public hearing on November 19, 2003, at Drew University in Madison, NJ. Witnesses will speak about issues related to ``Private/Public Sector Partnerships for Emergency Preparedness.'' Representatives of the media should register in advance of the hearing by...

  • Public Hearing

    The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States will hold its fourth public hearing on October 14, 2003 in Washington, DC. Witnesses will speak about issues related to U.S. intelligence leadership, intelligence and national security policy, and the effectiveness of warning against transnational threats. Representatives of the...

  • Public Hearing

    The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (9-11 Commission) will hold its third public hearing on July 9, 2003 in Washington, DC on ``Terrorism, Al Qaeda, and the Muslim World.'' The Commission will hear testimony from experts on the character of the transnational terrorist threat, the relationships of Arab states to...

  • National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States; Public Hearing

    The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States will hold its second public hearings on May 22 and May 23, 2003, in Washington, DC. Congressional witnesses and people with expertise on aviation security will testify. Representatives of the media should register with the Commission in advance of the hearing. Seating for the...