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Jurisdiction: Administration of U.S. Courts, Federal Rules of Evidence, Civil and Appellate Procedure, judicial ethics,
 
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bankruptcy and commercial law, bankruptcy judgeships, administrative law, independent counsel, state taxation affecting interstate commerce, interstate compacts, other appropriate matters as referred by the Chairman, and relevant oversight.<ref name="subs">[http://judiciary.house.gov/about/subcommittee.html ''US House Agriculture Committee'' "Committee on Judiciary Subcommittee Jurisdiction" Accessed January 2011]</ref>
 
bankruptcy and commercial law, bankruptcy judgeships, administrative law, independent counsel, state taxation affecting interstate commerce, interstate compacts, other appropriate matters as referred by the Chairman, and relevant oversight.<ref name="subs">[http://judiciary.house.gov/about/subcommittee.html ''US House Agriculture Committee'' "Committee on Judiciary Subcommittee Jurisdiction" Accessed January 2011]</ref>
*113th Congress Chair: [[Howard Coble]] (TX-21)
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===Constitution and Civil Justice===
 
===Constitution and Civil Justice===
 
Jurisdiction: constitutional amendments, constitutional rights, Federal civil rights, ethics in government, tort liability, including medical malpractice and product liability, legal reform generally, other appropriate matters as referred by the Chairman, and relevant oversight.<ref name="subs"/>
 
Jurisdiction: constitutional amendments, constitutional rights, Federal civil rights, ethics in government, tort liability, including medical malpractice and product liability, legal reform generally, other appropriate matters as referred by the Chairman, and relevant oversight.<ref name="subs"/>
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|Dem3=Bobby Scott
 
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===Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet===
 
===Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet===
 
Jurisdiction: copyright, patent, trademark law, information technology, antitrust matters, other appropriate matters as referred by the Chairman, and relevant oversight.<ref name="subs"/>
 
Jurisdiction: copyright, patent, trademark law, information technology, antitrust matters, other appropriate matters as referred by the Chairman, and relevant oversight.<ref name="subs"/>
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|Rep4=Lamar Smith
 
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===Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security===
 
===Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security===
 
Jurisdiction: Federal Criminal Code, drug enforcement, sentencing, parole and pardons, internal and homeland security, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, prisons, criminal law enforcement, and other appropriate matters as referred by the Chairman, and relevant oversight.<ref name="subs"/>
 
Jurisdiction: Federal Criminal Code, drug enforcement, sentencing, parole and pardons, internal and homeland security, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, prisons, criminal law enforcement, and other appropriate matters as referred by the Chairman, and relevant oversight.<ref name="subs"/>
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===Immigration Policy and Enforcement===
 
===Immigration Policy and Enforcement===
 
Jurisdiction: immigration and naturalization, border security, admission of refugees, treaties, conventions and international agreements, claims against the United States, Federal charters of incorporation, private immigration and claims bills, nonborder enforcement, other appropriate matters as referred by the Chairman, and relevant oversight.<ref name="subs"/>
 
Jurisdiction: immigration and naturalization, border security, admission of refugees, treaties, conventions and international agreements, claims against the United States, Federal charters of incorporation, private immigration and claims bills, nonborder enforcement, other appropriate matters as referred by the Chairman, and relevant oversight.<ref name="subs"/>
*112th Congress Chair: [[Elton Gallegly]] (CA-24)
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|Rep4=Steve King
 
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Revision as of 17:31, 27 February 2014


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

The committee was created on June 3, 1813.[1]

Leadership

113th congress

Bob Goodlatte (R) was appointed committee chair in the 113th Congress.[2]

112th congress

The committee chair in the 112th Congress was Lamar Smith (R).

Membership

2013-2014 (113th Congress)

Committee on Judiciary Members, 2013-2014
Democratic members (17)Republican members (22)
John Conyers, Jr. (Michigan) Ranking memberBob Goodlatte (Virginia) Chair
Jerrold Nadler (New York) Jim Sensenbrenner (Wisconsin)
Bobby Scott (Virginia) Howard Coble (North Carolina)
Zoe Lofgren (California) Lamar Smith (Texas)
Sheila Jackson Lee (Texas) Steve Chabot (Ohio)
Steve Cohen (Tennessee) Spencer Bachus (Alabama)
Hank Johnson (Georgia) Darrell Issa (California)
Pedro Pierluisi (Puerto Rico) Randy Forbes (Virginia)
Judy Chu (California) Steve King (Iowa)
Ted Deutch (Florida) Trent Franks (Arizona)
Luis Gutierrez (Illinois) Louie Gohmert (Texas)
Karen Bass (California) Jim Jordan (Ohio)
Cedric Richmond (Louisiana) Ted Poe (Texas)
Suzan DelBene (Washington) Jason Chaffetz (Utah)
Joe Garcia (Florida) Tom Marino (Pennsylvania)
Hakeem Jeffries (New York) Trey Gowdy (South Carolina)
David Cicilline (Rhode Island) Raúl Labrador (Idaho)
Blake Farenthold (Texas)
George E.B. Holding (North Carolina)
Doug Collins (Georgia)
Ron DeSantis (Florida)
Jason Smith (Missouri)

2011-2012 (112th Congress)

Subcommittees

Regulatory Reform, Commercial, and Antitrust Law

Jurisdiction: Administration of U.S. Courts, Federal Rules of Evidence, Civil and Appellate Procedure, judicial ethics, bankruptcy and commercial law, bankruptcy judgeships, administrative law, independent counsel, state taxation affecting interstate commerce, interstate compacts, other appropriate matters as referred by the Chairman, and relevant oversight.[3]

Constitution and Civil Justice

Jurisdiction: constitutional amendments, constitutional rights, Federal civil rights, ethics in government, tort liability, including medical malpractice and product liability, legal reform generally, other appropriate matters as referred by the Chairman, and relevant oversight.[3]

Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet

Jurisdiction: copyright, patent, trademark law, information technology, antitrust matters, other appropriate matters as referred by the Chairman, and relevant oversight.[3]

Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security

Jurisdiction: Federal Criminal Code, drug enforcement, sentencing, parole and pardons, internal and homeland security, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, prisons, criminal law enforcement, and other appropriate matters as referred by the Chairman, and relevant oversight.[3]

Immigration Policy and Enforcement

Jurisdiction: immigration and naturalization, border security, admission of refugees, treaties, conventions and international agreements, claims against the United States, Federal charters of incorporation, private immigration and claims bills, nonborder enforcement, other appropriate matters as referred by the Chairman, and relevant oversight.[3]

Jurisdiction

According to the official House website, the jurisdiction of the Judiciary committee includes the following:

  1. The judiciary and judicial proceedings, civil and criminal.
  2. Administrative practice and procedure.
  3. Apportionment of Representatives.
  4. Bankruptcy, mutiny, espionage, and counterfeiting.
  5. Civil liberties.
  6. Constitutional amendments.
  7. Criminal law enforcement.
  8. Federal courts and judges, and local courts in the Territories and possessions.
  9. Immigration policy and non-border enforcement.
  10. Interstate compacts generally.
  11. Claims against the United States.
  12. Members of Congress, attendance of members, Delegates, and the Resident Commissioner; and their acceptance of incompatible offices.
  13. National penitentiaries.
  14. Patents, the Patent and Trademark Office, copyrights, and trademarks.
  15. Presidential succession.
  16. Protection of trade and commerce against unlawful restraints and monopolies.
  17. Revision and codification of the Statutes of the United States.
  18. State and territorial boundary lines.
  19. Subversive activities affecting the internal security of the United States.

Contact

2138 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Phone: 202-225-3951

See also

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