United States Congress Joint Committee on the Library
The chairmanship of the committee is currently vacant. The current committee vice chair is Charles Schumer (D).
2013-2014 (113th Congress)
|Joint Committee on the Library Members, 2012-2013|
|Democratic members (3)||Republican members (2)|
|• Charles Schumer - Senate (New York) Vice Chair||• Pat Roberts - Senate (Kansas)|
|• Richard Durbin - Senate (Illinois)||• Roy Blunt - Senate (Missouri)|
|• Patrick Leahy - Senate (Vermont)|
2011-2012 (112th Congress)
|Joint Committee on the Library Members, 2011-2012|
|Democratic members (5)||Republican members (5)|
|• Charles Schumer - Senate (New York) Chair||• Gregg Harper - House (Mississippi) Vice chair|
|• Richard Durbin - Senate (Illinois)||• Daniel Lungren - House (California)|
|• Patrick Leahy - Senate (Vermont)||• Ander Crenshaw - House (Florida)|
|• Robert Brady - House (Pennsylvania)||• Lamar Alexander - Senate (Tennessee)|
|• Zoe Lofgren - House (California)||• Thad Cochran - Senate (Mississippi)|
According to the official House website, the jurisdiction of the Joint Committee on the Library includes the following:
- Oversight over the operations of the Library of Congress.
- Management of the congressional art collection and the United States Botanic Garden, but it does not have legislative authority.
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Washington, D.C. 20515
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