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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

Background
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The United States Congress Joint Committee on Printing is a joint committee of the U.S. Congress. It was created on August 3, 1846.[1]

Leadership

Charles Schumer (D) is the current committee chair in the 113th Congress. The committee chair in the 112th Congress was Gregg Harper (R).

Membership

2013-2014 (113th Congress)

Joint Committee on Printing Members, 2012-2013
Democratic members (3)Republican members (2)
Charles Schumer - Senate (New York) Chair Pat Roberts - Senate (Kansas)
Tom Udall - Senate (New Mexico) Saxby Chambliss - Senate (Georgia)
Mark Warner - Senate (Virginia)

2011-2012 (112th Congress)

Jurisdiction

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

  1. Oversees the operation of the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO), whose support is essential to the legislative process of the Congress.
  2. Serves by law as the principal printing organization for Federal agencies, and so the Joint Committee generally oversees compliance by Federal agencies with laws, rules and regulations designed to minimize printing costs to the American people.

Contact

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


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

See also

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