USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey to testify

The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will hold a hearing on Wednesday, May 23,2018, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Examining the Olympic Community’s Ability to Protect Athletes from Sexual Abuse.” Witnesses will be announced and are by invitation only. The hearing webcast will be available at http://energycommerce.house.gov/.

ISSUES
The following issues will be examined at the hearing:
• How we can learn from the past and examine opportunities to reform the system to ensure the investigation process is thorough, unbiased, and effective;
• Whether existing policies and procedures are adequate to ensure the safety of athletes;
• The challenges currently facing the Olympic community regarding how to properly and effectively handle cases of sexual misconduct; and
• How to ensure better oversight, accountability, and restore public confidence within the US Olympic community.

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