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Background
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The United States House of Representatives Committee on House Administration is a standing committee of the U.S. House of Representatives.

The committee was created by the Legislation Reorganization Act of 1946, and was officially established on January 2, 1947. The inaugural committee was chaired by Karl M. Le Compte.[1]

Leadership

114th Congress

The committee chairman in the 114th Congress is Candice Miller (R).

113th Congress

The committee chairman in the 113th Congress was Candice Miller (R).[2]

112th Congress

The committee chairman in the 112th Congress was Daniel Lungren (R).

Membership

2015-2016 (114th Congress)

Committee on House Administration Members, 2015-2016
Democratic members (3)Republican members (8)
Robert Brady (Pennsylvania) Ranking MemberCandice Miller (Michigan) Chairman
Zoe Lofgren (California) Gregg Harper (Mississippi)
Juan Vargas (California) Aaron Schock (Illinois)
Richard Nugent (Florida)
Rodney Davis (Illinois)
Richard Nugent (Florida)
Rodney Davis (Illinois)
Barbara Comstock (Virginia)

2013-2014 (113th Congress)

2011-2012 (112th Congress)

Committee legislation

The below chart from Find The Best tracks the legislation coming out of each committee.


Source: This graphic was generated by Find The Best.

Jurisdiction

According to the official House website, the jurisdiction of the House Administration Committee includes the following:

  1. Appropriations from accounts for committee salaries and expenses (except for the Committee on Appropriations); House Information Resources; and allowance and expenses of Members, Delegates, the Resident Commissioner, officers, and administrative offices of the House.
  2. Auditing and settling of all accounts described in subparagraph (1).
  3. Employment of persons by the House, including staff for Members, Delegates, the Resident Commissioner, and committees; and reporters of debates, subject to rule VI.
  4. Except as provided in paragraph (q)(11), the Library of Congress, including management thereof; the House Library; statuary and pictures; acceptance or purchase of works of art for the Capitol; the Botanic Garden; and purchase of books and manuscripts.
  5. The Smithsonian Institution and the incorporation of similar institutions (except as provided in paragraph (q)(11)).
  6. Expenditure of accounts described in subparagraph (1).
  7. Franking Commission.
  8. Printing and correction of the Congressional Record.
  9. Accounts of the House generally.
  10. Assignment of office space for Members, Delegates, the Resident Commissioner, and committees.
  11. Disposition of useless executive papers.
  12. Election of the President, Vice President, Members, Senators, Delegates, or the Resident Commissioner; corrupt practices; contested elections; credentials and qualifications; and Federal elections generally.
  13. Services to the House, including the House Restaurant, parking facilities, and administration of the House Office Buildings and of the House wing of the Capitol.
  14. Travel of Members, Delegates, and the Resident Commissioner.
  15. Raising, reporting, and use of campaign contributions for candidates for office of Representative, of Delegate, and of Resident Commissioner.
  16. Compensation, retirement, and other benefits of the Members, Delegates, the Resident Commissioner, officers, and employees of Congress.

[3]

—Committee on House Administration[4]

Contact

Committee On House Administration U.S. House of Representatives 1307 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Phone: 202-225-2061

See also

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