Committee Assignments House Of Representatives Majority

  • Agriculture

    The House Committee on Agriculture has legislative jurisdiction over agriculture, food, rural development, and forestry.

  • Appropriations

    The House Committee on Appropriations is responsible for legislation allocating federal funds prior to expenditure from the treasury. Appropriations are generally limited to the levels set by the ...

  • Armed Services

    The House Committee on Armed Services has legislative jurisdiction over military and defense.

  • Budget

    The House Committee on the Budget is responsible for drafting a concurrent resolution on the budget for congressional action on spending, revenue, and debt-limit legislation. The Budget Resolution ...

  • Education and the Workforce

    The House Committee on Education and the Workforce has legislative jurisdiction over matters related to higher and lower education, workforce development and protections, and health, employment, labor, and ...

  • Energy and Commerce

    The House Committee on Energy and Commerce has legislative jurisdiction on matters related to telecommunications, consumer protection, food and drug safety, public health research, environmental quality, energy policy, ...

  • Ethics

    The House Committee on Ethics has the jurisdiction to administer travel, gift, financial disclosure, outside income, and other regulations; advise members and staff; issue advisory opinions and investigate ...

  • Financial Services

    The House Financial Services Committee has jurisdiction over issues pertaining to the economy, the banking system, housing, insurance, and securities and exchanges. Additionally, the Committee also has jurisdiction ...

  • Foreign Affairs

    The House Committee on Foreign Affairs considers legislation that impacts the diplomatic community, which includes the Department of State, the Agency for International Development, the Peace Corps, the ...

  • Homeland Security

    The House Committee on Homeland Security has jurisdiction over matters related to national defense. It has six subcommittees on border and maritime security; counterterrorism and intelligence; cybersecurity and ...

  • House Administration

    The Committee on House Administration has legislative jurisdiction over the federal elections and the day-to-day operations of the House. The Committee's jurisdiction over federal elections requires it to ...

  • Intelligence

    The United States House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) is a committee of the United States House of Representatives, currently chaired by Congressman Devin Nunes (California). Created ...

  • Judiciary

    The Committee on the Judiciary has jurisdiction over matters relating to the administration of justice in federal courts, administrative bodies, and law enforcement agencies. Its role in impeachment ...

  • Natural Resources

    The House Committee on Natural Resources considers legislation about American energy production, mineral lands and mining, fisheries and wildlife, public lands, oceans, Native Americans, irrigation and reclamation.

  • Oversight and Government Reform

    The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform oversees the federal government and all of its agencies to ensure efficiency, effectiveness, and accountability. The Committee oversees government operations, ...

  • Rules

    The House Committee on Rules is commonly known as “The Speaker’s Committee” because it is the mechanism that the Speaker uses to maintain control of the House Floor. ...

  • Science, Space, and Technology

    The Committee on Science, Space, and Technology has a jurisdiction over a range of matters related to energy research and development, federally owned or operated non-military energy laboratories, ...

  • Small Business

    The House Small Business Committee was established to protect and assist small businesses. As such, the Committee has jurisdiction over matters related to small business financial aid, regulatory ...

  • Transportation and Infrastructure

    The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has jurisdiction over all modes of transportation: aviation, maritime and waterborne transportation, highways, bridges, mass transit, and railroads. The Committee also has jurisdiction ...

  • Veterans' Affairs

    The House Committee on Veterans' Affairs is the authorizing committee for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The committee is responsible for recommending legislation expanding, curtailing, or fine-tuning ...

  • Ways and Means

    The Committee on Ways and Means is the chief tax-writing committee in the House of Representatives. The Committee derives a large share of its jurisdiction from Article I, ...

  • The United States House of Representatives currently has 21 congressional committees; 20 standing committees and one select committee. All but three committees, the Budget Committee, the Ethics Committee, and the House Administration Committee, are subdivided into subcommittees of which there are a total of 95, each with its own leadership.

    The modern House committees were brought into existence through the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946. This bill reduced the number of House committees from 48 to 19, as well as restructured the jurisdictions of the committees.[1]

    2017–2019 Standing Committees[edit]

    CommitteeChair personRanking Member
    AgricultureMike Conaway (R-TX)Collin Peterson (D-MN)
    Biotechnology, Horticulture, and ResearchRodney Davis (R-IL)Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM)
    Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and CreditAustin Scott (R-GA)David Scott (D-GA)
    Conservation and ForestryFrank Lucas (R-OK)Marcia Fudge (D-OH)
    General Farm Commodities and Risk ManagementRick Crawford (R-AR)Rick Nolan (D-MN)
    Livestock and Foreign AgricultureDavid Rouzer (R-NC)Jim Costa (D-CA)
    NutritionGlenn Thompson (R-PA)Jim McGovern (D-MA)
    AppropriationsRodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ)Nita Lowey (D-NY)
    Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related AgenciesRobert Aderholt (R-AL)Sanford Bishop (D-GA)
    Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related AgenciesJohn Culberson (R-TX)José E. Serrano (D-NY)
    DefenseKay Granger (R-TX)Pete Visclosky (D-IN)
    Energy and Water Development, and Related AgenciesMike Simpson (R-ID)Marcy Kaptur (D-OH)
    Financial Services and General GovernmentTom Graves (R-GA)Mike Quigley (D-IL)
    Homeland SecurityJohn Carter (R-TX)Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA)
    Interior, Environment, and Related AgenciesKen Calvert (R-CA)Betty McCollum (D-MN)
    Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related AgenciesTom Cole (R-OK)Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)
    Legislative BranchKevin Yoder (R-KS)Tim Ryan (D-OH)
    Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related AgenciesCharlie Dent (R-PA)Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL)
    State, Foreign Operations, and Related ProgramsHal Rogers (R-KY)Nita Lowey (D-NY)
    Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related AgenciesMario Díaz-Balart (R-FL)David Price (D-NC)
    Armed ServicesMac Thornberry (R-TX)Adam Smith (D-WA)
    Emerging Threats and CapabilitiesElise Stefanik (R-NY)James Langevin (D-RI)
    Military PersonnelMike Coffman (R-CO)Jackie Speier (D-CA)
    Oversight and InvestigationsVicky Hartzler (R-MO)Seth Moulton (D-MA)
    ReadinessJoe Wilson (R-SC)Madeleine Bordallo (D-GU)
    Seapower and Projection ForcesRob Wittman (R-VA)Joe Courtney (D-CT)
    Strategic ForcesMike Rogers (R-AL)Jim Cooper (D-TN)
    Tactical Air and Land ForcesMike Turner (R-OH)Niki Tsongas (D-MA)
    BudgetSteve Womack (R-AR)John Yarmuth (D-KY)
    Education and the WorkforceVirginia Foxx (R-NC)Bobby Scott (D-VA)
    Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary EducationTodd Rokita (R-IN)Jared Polis (D-CO)
    Health, Employment, Labor, and PensionsTim Walberg (R-MI)Gregorio Sablan (D-MP)
    Higher Education and Workforce TrainingBrett Guthrie (R-KY)Susan Davis (D-CA)
    Workforce ProtectionsBradley Byrne (R-AL)Mark Takano (D-CA)
    Energy and CommerceGreg Walden (R-OR)Frank Pallone (D-NJ)
    Communications and TechnologyMarsha Blackburn (R-TN)Michael F. Doyle (D-PA)
    Digital Commerce and Consumer ProtectionBob Latta (R-OH)Jan Schakowsky (D-IL)
    EnergyFred Upton (R-MI)Bobby Rush (D-IL)
    EnvironmentJohn Shimkus (R-IL)Paul Tonko (D-NY)
    HealthMichael C. Burgess (R-TX)Gene Green (D-TX)
    Oversight and InvestigationsGregg Harper (R-MS)Diana DeGette (D-CO)
    EthicsSusan Brooks (R-IN)Ted Deutch (D-FL)
    Financial ServicesJeb Hensarling (R-TX)Maxine Waters (D-CA)
    Capital Markets, Securities and InvestmentBill Huizenga (R-MI)Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)
    Financial Institutions and Consumer CreditBlaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO)Lacy Clay (D-MO)
    Housing and InsuranceSean Duffy (R-WI)Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO)
    Monetary Policy and TradeAndy Barr (R-KY)Gwen Moore (D-WI)
    Oversight and InvestigationsAnn Wagner (R-MO)Al Green (D-TX)
    Terrorism and Illicit FinanceSteve Pearce (R-NM)Ed Perlmutter (D-CO)
    Foreign AffairsEd Royce (R-CA)Eliot Engel (D-NY)
    Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International OrganizationsChris Smith (R-NJ)Karen Bass (D-CA)
    Asia and the PacificTed Yoho (R-FL)Brad Sherman (D-CA)
    Europe, Eurasia and Emerging ThreatsDana Rohrabacher (R-CA)Gregory Meeks (D-NY)
    Middle East and North AfricaIleana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL)Ted Deutch (D-FL)
    Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and TradeTed Poe (R-TX)Bill Keating (D-MA)
    Western HemispherePaul Cook (R-CA)Albio Sires (D-NJ)
    Homeland SecurityMichael McCaul (R-TX)Bennie Thompson (D-MS)
    Border and Maritime SecurityMartha McSally (R-AZ)Filemon Vela Jr. (D-TX)
    Counterterrorism and IntelligencePeter T. King (R-NY)Kathleen Rice (D-NY)
    Cybersecurity and Infrastructure ProtectionJohn Ratcliffe (R-TX)Cedric Richmond (D-LA)
    Emergency Preparedness, Response, and CommunicationsDan Donovan (R-NY)Donald Payne Jr. (D-NJ)
    Oversight and Management EfficiencyScott Perry (R-PA)Lou Correa (D-CA)
    Transportation and Protective SecurityJohn Katko (R-NY)Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ)
    House AdministrationGregg Harper (R-MS)Bob Brady (D-PA)
    JudiciaryBob Goodlatte (R-VA)Jerrold Nadler (D-NY)
    The Constitution and Civil JusticeSteve King (R-IA)Steve Cohen (D-TN)
    Courts, Intellectual Property and the InternetDarrell Issa (R-CA)Hank Johnson (D-GA)
    Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and InvestigationsJim Sensenbrenner (R-WI)Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX)
    Immigration Policy and Border SecurityRaúl Labrador (R-ID)Zoe Lofgren (D-CA)
    Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust LawTom Marino (R-PA)David Cicilline (D-RI)
    Natural ResourcesRob Bishop (R-UT)Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ)
    Energy and Mineral ResourcesPaul Gosar (R-AZ)Alan Lowenthal (D-CA)
    Federal LandsTom McClintock (R-CA)Colleen Hanabusa (D-HI)
    Indian, Insular and Alaska Native AffairsDoug LaMalfa (R-CA)Norma Torres (D-CA)
    Oversight and InvestigationsBruce Westerman (R-AR)Donald McEachin (D-VA)
    Water, Power and OceansDoug Lamborn (R-CO)Jared Huffman (D-CA)
    Oversight and Government ReformTrey Gowdy (R-SC)Elijah Cummings (D-MD)
    Government OperationsMark Meadows (R-NC)Gerry Connolly (D-VA)
    Health Care, Benefits, and Administrative RulesJim Jordan (R-OH)Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL)
    Information TechnologyWill Hurd (R-TX)Robin Kelly (D-IL)
    Intergovernmental AffairsGary Palmer (R-AL)Val Demings (D-FL)
    Interior, Energy, and EnvironmentBlake Farenthold (R-TX)Stacey Plaskett (D-VI)
    National SecurityRon DeSantis (R-FL)Stephen Lynch (D-MA)
    RulesPete Sessions (R-TX)Louise Slaughter (D-NY)
    Legislative and Budget ProcessRob Woodall (R-GA)Alcee Hastings (D-FL)
    Rules and the Organization of the HouseDoug Collins (R-GA)Louise Slaughter (D-NY)
    Science, Space and TechnologyLamar S. Smith (R-TX)Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX)
    EnergyRandy Weber (R-TX)Alan Grayson (D-FL)
    EnvironmentJim Bridenstine (R-OK)Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR)
    OversightBarry Loudermilk (R-GA)Don Beyer (D-VA)
    Research and TechnologyBarbara Comstock (R-VA)Dan Lipinski (D-IL)
    SpaceBrian Babin (R-TX)Donna Edwards (D-MD)
    Small BusinessSteve Chabot (R-OH)Nydia Velázquez (D-NY)
    Agriculture, Energy and TradeCarlos Curbelo (R-FL)Grace Meng (D-NY)
    Health and TechnologyAmata Coleman Radewagen (R-AS)Seth Moulton (D-MA)
    Economic Growth, Tax and Capital AccessDave Brat (R-VA)Dwight Evans (D-PA)
    Contracting and WorkforceSteve Knight (R-CA)Mark Takai (D-HI)
    Investigations, Oversight and RegulationsCresent Hardy (R-NV)Alma Adams (D-NC)
    Transportation and InfrastructureBill Shuster (R-PA)Peter DeFazio (D-OR)
    AviationFrank LoBiondo (R-NJ)Rick Larsen (D-WA)
    Coast Guard and Maritime TransportationDuncan D. Hunter (R-CA)John Garamendi (D-CA)
    Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency ManagementLou Barletta (R-PA)André Carson (D-IN)
    Highways and TransitSam Graves (R-MO)Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)
    Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous MaterialsJeff Denham (R-CA)Mike Capuano (D-MA)
    Water Resources and EnvironmentBob Gibbs (R-OH)Grace Napolitano (D-CA)
    Veterans' AffairsPhil Roe (R-TN)Tim Walz (D-MN)
    Disability Assistance and Memorial AffairsRalph Abraham (R-LA)Dina Titus (D-NV)
    Economic OpportunityBrad Wenstrup (R-OH)Mark Takano (D-CA)
    HealthDan Benishek (R-MI)Julia Brownley (D-CA)
    Oversight and InvestigationsMike Coffman (R-CO)Anne McLane Kuster (D-NH)
    Ways and MeansKevin Brady (R-TX)Richard Neal (D-MA)
    TradeDave Reichert (R-WA)Bill Pascrell (D-NJ)
    Social SecuritySam Johnson (R-TX)John Larson (D-CT)
    OversightPeter Roskam (R-IL)John Lewis (D-GA)
    HealthPat Tiberi (R-OH)Sander Levin (D-MI)
    Human ResourcesAdrian Smith (R-NE)Danny Davis (D-IL)
    Tax PolicyCharles Boustany (R-LA)Lloyd Doggett (D-TX)

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