Examining the Costs of Overclassification on Transparency and Security, Hearing Before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, United States House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, Second Session, December 07, 2016 [open pdf - 15MB]
This testimony compilation made by the HSDL staff is from the December 07, 2016 hearing, "Examining the Costs of Overclassification on Transparency and Security," before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. The purpose of this hearing was to discuss the various classification levels applied to the variety of documents produced by the U.S. Government, and to examine the circumstances in which a classification is applied. Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: J. William Leonard, Steven Aftergood, Tom Blanton, and Scott Amey.
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: https://oversight.house.gov/