United States Congress Joint Committee on the Library

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search


Committees of the U.S. Congress

Joint Congressional Committees
Deficit ReductionEconomicLibraryPrintingTaxation

U.S. Senate Committees
AgingAgriculture, Nutrition, and ForestryAppropriationsArmed ServicesBanking, Housing, and Urban AffairsBudgetCommerce, Science, and TransportationEnergy and Natural ResourcesEnvironment and Public WorksEthics (Select)FinanceForeign RelationsHealth, Education, Labor, and PensionsHomeland Security and Governmental AffairsIndian AffairsIntelligence (Select)JudiciaryRules and AdministrationSmall Business and EntrepreneurshipVeterans' Affairs

U.S. House Committees
AgricultureAppropriationsArmed ServicesBudgetEducation and the WorkforceEnergy and CommerceEthicsFinancial ServicesForeign AffairsHomeland SecurityHouse AdministrationIntelligence (Permanent Select)JudiciaryNatural ResourcesOversight and Government ReformRulesScience, Space, and TechnologySmall BusinessTransportation and InfrastructureVeterans' AffairsWays and Means

United States CongressUnited States SenateUnited States House of RepresentativesUnited States Constitution113th United States Congress112th United States Congress
The United States Congress Joint Committee on the Library is a joint committee of the U.S. Congress. It was created on August 3, 1846.[1]


The chairmanship of the committee is currently vacant. The current committee vice chair is Charles Schumer (D).

The committee chair in the 112th Congress was Gregg Harper (R).


2013-2014 (113th Congress)

Joint Committee on the Library Members, 2012-2013
Democratic members (3)Republican members (2)
Charles Schumer - Senate (New York) Vice Chairman Pat Roberts - Senate (Kansas)
Richard Durbin - Senate (Illinois) Roy Blunt - Senate (Missouri)
Patrick Leahy - Senate (Vermont)

2011-2012 (112th Congress)


According to the official House website, the jurisdiction of the Joint Committee on the Library includes the following:

  1. Oversight over the operations of the Library of Congress.
  2. Management of the congressional art collection and the United States Botanic Garden, but it does not have legislative authority.


Committee on House Administration
1309 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515

Telephone: (202) 225-8281
Fax: (202) 225-9957

See also

External links

Suggest a link