Congressional Committees

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  • Created on: 07-04-19 12:27

STANDING COMMITTEES

  • Legislation and scrutiny of the executive branch (both houses).
  • Begin confirmation of appointments (Senate only).
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HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE

  • Timetables legislation in House of Representatives.
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CONFERENCE COMMITTEES

  • Both houses reconcile differences in legislation. 
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SELECT COMMITTEES

  • Special, ad hoc, investigative committees (both houses).
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SENATE STANDING COMMITTEES

  • Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry.
  • Armed Services.
  • Budget.
  • Energy and National Resources.
  • Foreign Relations.
  • Health, Education, Labour and Pensions. 
  • Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs.
  • Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
  • Judiciary.
  • Rules and Administration. 
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HOUSE STANDING COMMITTEES

  • Agriculture.
  • Armed Services.
  • Budget.
  • Education and Workforce.
  • Energy and Commerce.
  • Financial Services
  • Foreign Affairs.
  • Homeland Security.
  • Judiciary.
  • Oversight and Government Reform.
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COMMITTEE/SUB-COMMITTEE

Committee: House, Science, Space and Technology Committee.

Sub-Committee:

  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Oversight
  • Research and Technology
  • Space
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COMMITTTEE/SUB-COMMITTEE

Committee: House Transportation and Infrastructure.

Sub-Committee:

  • Aviation
  • Coastguard and Maritime Transportation
  • Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management
  • Highways and Transit
  • Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials
  • Water Resources and Environment
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