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The Legislative Junkie

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Unit 6

 

HOUSE AND SENATE SUBCOMMITTEES

House Committee on Agriculture

Subcommittee on Conservation Credit Rural Development and Research
Subcommittee on Specialty Crops and Foreign Agriculture Programs
Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management
Subcommittee on Livestock and Horticulture
Subcommittee on Department Operations Oversight Dairy Nutrition and Forestry

House Committee on Appropriations

Subcommittee on Agriculture Rural Development Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies
Subcommittee on Defense
Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies
Subcommittee on Foreign Operations Export Financing and Related Programs
Subcommittee on Homeland Security
Subcommittee on Interior and Environment and Related Agencies
Subcommittee on Labor Health and Human Services Education and Related Agencies
Subcommittee on Military Quality of Life and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies
Subcommittee on Science State Justice and Commerce and Related Agencies
Subcommittee on Transportation Treasury and Housing and Urban Development The Judiciary District of Columbia

House Committee on Armed Services

Subcommittee on Personnel
Subcommittee on Projection Forces
Subcommittee on Readiness
Subcommittee on Strategic Forces
Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces
Subcommittee on Terrorism Unconventional Threats and Capabilities

House Committee on Budget

House Committee on Energy and Commerce

Subcommittee on Commerce Trade and Consumer Protection
Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality
Subcommittee on Environment and Hazardous Materials
Subcommittee on Health
Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet

House Committee on Education and the Workforce

Subcommittee on 21st Century Competitiveness
Subcommittee on Employer-Employee Relations
Subcommittee on Education Reform
Subcommittee on Select Education
Subcommittee on Workforce Protections

House Committee on Financial Services

Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit
Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity
Subcommittee on Capital Markets Insurance and Government Sponsored Enterprises
Subcommittee on Domestic and International Monetary Policy Trade and Technology
Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

House Committee on Government Reform

Subcommittee on Energy and Resources
Subcommittee on Federalism and the Census
Subcommittee on Criminal Justice Drug Policy and Human Resources
Subcommittee on Government Management Finance and Accountability
Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs
Subcommittee on Federal Workforce and Agency Organization
Subcommittee on National Security Emerging Threats and International Relations

House Committee on Homeland Security

Subcommittee on Economic Security Infrastructure Protection and Cybersecurity
Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness Science and Technology
Subcommittee on Intelligence Information Sharing and Terrorism Risk Assessment
Subcommittee Management Integration and Oversight
Subcommittee on Prevention of Nuclear and Biological Attack

House Committee on House Administration

House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

Subcommittee on Intelligence Policy
Subcommittee on Oversight
Subcommittee on Terrorism/HUMINT Analysis and Counterintelligence
Subcommittee on Technical and Tactical Intelligence

House Committee on International Relations

Subcommittee on Africa Global Human Rights and International Operations
Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific
Subcommittee on Europe and Emerging Threats
Subcommittee on the Middle East and Central Asia
Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
Subcommittee on International Terrorism and Nonproliferation
Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere

House Committee on the Judiciary

Subcommittee on Task Force on Antirust
Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law
Subcommittee on the Constitution
Subcommittee on Courts the Internet and Intellectual Property
Subcommittee on Crime Terrorism and Homeland Security
Subcommittee on Immigration Border Security and Claims

House Committee on Resources

Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation Wildlife and Oceans
Subcommittee on Forests and Forest Health
Subcommittee on National Parks Recreation and Public Lands
Subcommittee on Water and Power

House Committee on Rules

Subcommittee on the Legislative and Budget Process
Subcommittee on Rules and Organization of the House

House Committee on Science

Subcommittee on Energy
Subcommittee on Research
Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics
Subcommittee on Environment Technology and Standards

House Committee on Small Business

Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform and Oversight
Subcommittee on Rural Enterprises Agriculture and Technology
Subcommittee on Tax Finance and Exports
Subcommittee on Workforce Empowerment and Government Programs

House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

Subcommittee on Aviation
Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
Subcommittee on Economic Development Public Buildings & Emergency Management
Subcommittee on Highways Transit and Pipelines
Subcommittee on Railroads
Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment

House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
Subcommittee on Health
Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

House Committee on Ways and Means

Subcommittee on Health
Subcommittee on Human Resources
Subcommittee on Oversight
Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures
Subcommittee on Social Security
Subcommittee on Trade

Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

Subcommittee on Forestry Conservation and Rural Revitalization
Subcommittee on Marketing Inspection and Production Promotion
Subcommittee on Research Nutrition and General Legislation
Subcommittee on Production and Price Competitiveness

Senate Special Committee on Aging

Senate Committee on Appropriations

Subcommittee on Agriculture Rural Development and Related Agencies
Subcommittee on Commerce Justice and Science
Subcommittee on the District of Columbia
Subcommittee on Defense
Subcommittee on Energy and Water
Subcommittee on State Foreign Operations and Related Programs
Subcommittee on Homeland Security
Subcommittee on Interior
Subcommittee on Labor Health and Human Services Education and Related Agencies
Subcommittee on Legislative Branch
Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs
Subcommittee on Transportation Treasury the Judiciary and Housing and Urban Development

Senate Committee on Armed Services

Subcommittee on Airland
Subcommittee on Personnel
Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support
Subcommittee on Seapower
Subcommittee on Strategic Forces
Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities

Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

Subcommittee on Economic Policy
Subcommittee on Financial Institutions
Subcommittee on Housing and Transportation
Subcommittee on International Trade and Finance
Subcommittee on Securities and Investment

Senate Committee on the Budget

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Subcommittee on Aviation
Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs Product Safety and Insurance
Subcommittee on Disaster Prevention and Prediction
Subcommittee on Fisheries and the Coast Guard
Subcommittee on Global Climate Change
Subcommittee on National Ocean Policy Study
Subcommittee on Science and Space
Subcommittee on Technology Innovation and Competitiveness
Subcommittee on Trade Tourism and Economic Development
Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Subcommittee on Energy
Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests
Subcommittee on National Parks
Subcommittee on Water and Power

Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

Subcommittee on Clean Air Climate Change and Nuclear Safety
Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure
Subcommittee on Superfund and Waste Management
Subcommittee on Fisheries Wildlife and Water

Senate Select Committee on Ethics

Senate Committee on Finance

Subcommittee on Long-Term Growth Debt and Deficit Reduction
Subcommittee on Health Care
Subcommittee on Social Security and Family Policy
Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight
Subcommittee on International Trade

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

Subcommittee on International Operations and Terrorism
Subcommittee on African Affairs
Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs
Subcommittee on International Economic Policy Export and Trade Promotion
Subcommittee on European Affairs
Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs
Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere Peace Corps and Narcotics Affairs

Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs

Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations
Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management the Federal Workforce and the District of Columbia
Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management Government Information and International Security

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

Senate Committee on the Judiciary

Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts
Subcommittee on Antitrust Competition Policy and Consumer Rights
Subcommittee on the Constitution Civil Rights and Property Rights
Subcommittee on Corrections and Rehabilitations
Subcommittee on Crime and Drugs
Subcommittee on Immigration Border Security and Citizenship
Subcommittee on Intellectual Property
Subcommittee on Technology Terrorism and Homeland Security

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

Subcommittee on Retirement Security and Aging
Subcommittee on Bioterrorism Preparendess and Public Health
Subcommittee on Education and Early Childhood Development
Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety

Senate Committee on Rules and Administration

Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs

 

Unit Introduction

Home Unit 1: Introduction Unit 2: From Problems to Solutions Unit 3: Origin of Bills Unit 4: Bill Drafting and Floor Introduction Unit 5: Referral to Committee Unit 6: Subcommittee Review Unit 7: Mark-up and Subcommittee Voting Unit 8: Committee Action Unit 9: Scheduling Floor Consideration Unit 10: Floor Debate Unit 11: Floor Votes Unit 12: Ironing Out Differences Unit 13: Presidential Action and Congressional Reaction Unit 14: The Legislative Processes