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In May 2013, the committee held a hearing regarding the events leading up to the deaths of four Americans in Benghazi, Libya in September 2012. A large focus on the investigation is what knowledge various high ranking officials in President Obama's cabinet had. <ref>[http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/05/08/the-benghazi-hearing-live-blog/ ''Washington Post'', "The Benghazi hearing live blog," May 8, 2013]</ref>
 
In May 2013, the committee held a hearing regarding the events leading up to the deaths of four Americans in Benghazi, Libya in September 2012. A large focus on the investigation is what knowledge various high ranking officials in President Obama's cabinet had. <ref>[http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/05/08/the-benghazi-hearing-live-blog/ ''Washington Post'', "The Benghazi hearing live blog," May 8, 2013]</ref>
 
==Subcommittees==
 
==Subcommittees==
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===Economic Growth, Job Creation, and Regulatory Affairs===
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Jurisdiction: Legislative jurisdiction over federal paperwork reduction, data quality, and the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs. The Subcommittee also has oversight jurisdiction over regulatory affairs, stimulus policy, federal spending, education, agriculture, and communications policy.<ref name="subs"/>
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*113th Congress Chair: [[Jim Jordan]] (OH-04)
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*112th Congress Chair: [[Jim Jordan]] (OH-04)
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|Rep2=John Duncan
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|Rep3=Patrick McHenry
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|Rep4=Paul Gosar
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|Rep5=Patrick Meehan
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|Rep6=Scott DesJarlais
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|Rep7=Doc Hastings
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|Rep8=Cynthia Lummis
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|Rep9=Doug Collins
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|Rep10=Mark Meadows
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|Rep11=Kerry Bentivolio
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|Rep12=Ron DeSantis
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|Dem1=Matt Cartwright
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|demleader1=Ranking Member
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|Dem2=Tammy Duckworth
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|Dem3=Gerald Connolly
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|Dem4=Robin Kelly
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|Dem5=Danny K. Davis
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|Dem6=Steven Horsford
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===Energy Policy, Health Care & Entitlements===
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Jurisdiction: The federal government’s role in domestic energy production, the health care system and entitlement programs. This subcommittee also conducts oversight of the Administration’s implementation of Obamacare and issues pertaining to the unsustainable trajectory of America’s entitlements, including Medicare, Medicaid and federal disability programs.<ref>[http://oversight.house.gov/subcommittee/subcommittee-on-energy-policy-health-care-and-entitlements/ ''Oversight & Government Reform Committee,'' "Subcommittee on Energy Policy, Health Care & Entitlements," accessed February 28, 2014]</ref>
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*113th Congress Chair: [[James Lankford]] (OK-05)
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|Committee1=Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Job Creation, and Regulatory Affairs
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|Rep1=James Lankford
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|Rep2=Paul Gosar
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|Rep3=Blake Farenthold
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|Rep4=Doc Hastings
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|Rep5=Jason Chaffetz
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|Rep6=Jim Jordan
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|Rep7=Pat Meehan
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|Rep8=Patrick McHenry
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|Rep9=Rob Woodall
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|Rep10=Scott DesJarlais
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|Rep11=Thomas Massie
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|Rep12=Tim Walberg
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|Dem1=Jackie Speier
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|demleader1=Ranking Member
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|Dem2=Danny K. Davis
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|Dem3=Eleanor Holmes Norton
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|Dem4=Jim Cooper
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|Dem5=Matt Cartwright
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|Dem6=Michelle Lujan Grisham
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|Dem7=Steven Horsford
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|Dem8=Tammy Duckworth
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|Dem9=Tony Cardenas
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===Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service and Labor Policy===
 
===Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service and Labor Policy===
 
Jurisdiction: Legislative jurisdiction over the federal civil service and the U.S. Postal Service. The Subcommittee also has oversight jurisdiction over labor policy.<ref name="subs">[http://democrats.oversight.house.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=4445&Itemid=19 ''Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Rep. Elijah Cummings, Ranking Member, 112th Congress'' "Subcommittees" Accessed January 2012]</ref>
 
Jurisdiction: Legislative jurisdiction over the federal civil service and the U.S. Postal Service. The Subcommittee also has oversight jurisdiction over labor policy.<ref name="subs">[http://democrats.oversight.house.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=4445&Itemid=19 ''Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Rep. Elijah Cummings, Ranking Member, 112th Congress'' "Subcommittees" Accessed January 2012]</ref>
*113th Congress Chair: [[Blake Farenthold]]
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*113th Congress Chair: [[Blake Farenthold]] (TX-27)
 
*112th Congress Chair: [[Dennis Ross]] (FL-12)
 
*112th Congress Chair: [[Dennis Ross]] (FL-12)
 
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|Dem1=Stephen Lynch
 
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|Dem2=Eleanor Norton
 
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===Government Organization===
 
===Government Organization===
 
Jurisdiction: Legislative jurisdiction over the government management and accounting measures, the economy, efficiency, and management of government operations and activities (other than procurement and data standards), federal property, and reorganizations of the executive branch.<ref name="subs"/>
 
Jurisdiction: Legislative jurisdiction over the government management and accounting measures, the economy, efficiency, and management of government operations and activities (other than procurement and data standards), federal property, and reorganizations of the executive branch.<ref name="subs"/>
*113th Congress Chair: [[John Mica]]
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*113th Congress Chair: [[John Mica]] (FL-7)
 
*112th Congress Chair: [[Todd Platts]] (PA-19)
 
*112th Congress Chair: [[Todd Platts]] (PA-19)
 
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|Dem1=Gerald Connolly
 
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|Rep8=Rob Woodall
 
|Rep8=Rob Woodall
 
|Rep9=Kerry Bentivolio
 
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===Economic Growth, Job Creation, and Regulatory Affairs===
 
Jurisdiction: Legislative jurisdiction over federal paperwork reduction, data quality, and the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs. The Subcommittee also has oversight jurisdiction over regulatory affairs, stimulus policy, federal spending, education, agriculture, and communications policy.<ref name="subs"/>
 
*113th Congress Chair: [[Jim Jordan]] (OH-04)
 
*112th Congress Chair: [[Jim Jordan]] (OH-04)
 
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|Rep1=Jim Jordan
 
|gopleader1=Chairman
 
|Rep2=John Duncan
 
|Rep3=Patrick McHenry
 
|Rep4=Paul Gosar
 
|Rep5=Patrick Meehan
 
|Rep6=Scott DesJarlais
 
|Rep7=Doc Hastings
 
|Rep8=Cynthia Lummis
 
|Rep9=Doug Collins
 
|Rep10=Mark Meadows
 
|Rep11=Kerry Bentivolio
 
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|Dem1=Matt Cartwright
 
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|Dem2=Tammy Duckworth
 
|Dem3=Gerald Connolly
 
|Dem4=Mark Pocan
 
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|Dem6=Steven Horsford
 
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The following subcommittees were discontinued in the 113th Congress.
 
The following subcommittees were discontinued in the 113th Congress.
  

Revision as of 13:52, 28 February 2014


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U.S. House Committees
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Background
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The United States House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is a standing committee of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Leadership

113th congress

Darrell Issa (R) retained his role as committee chair in the 113th Congress.[1]

112th congress

The committee chair in the 112th Congress was Darrell Issa (R).[2]

Membership

2013-2014 (113th Congress)

Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Members, 2013-2014
Democratic members (12)Republican members (23)
Elijah Cummings (Maryland) RankingDarrell Issa (California) Chair
Carolyn Maloney (New York) John L. Mica (Florida)
Eleanor Holmes Norton (Washington, D.C.) Michael Turner (Ohio)
John Tierney (Massachusetts) John Duncan (Tennessee)
William Lacy Clay (Missouri) Patrick T. McHenry (North Carolina)
Stephen Lynch (Massachusetts) Jim Jordan (Ohio)
Jim Cooper (Tennessee) Jason Chaffetz (Utah)
Gerald Connolly (Virginia) Tim Walberg (Michigan)
Jackie Speier (California) James Lankford (Oklahoma)
Matt Cartwright (Pennsylvania) Justin Amash (Michigan)
Danny K. Davis (Illinois) Paul Gosar (Arizona)
Tammy Duckworth (Illinois) Pat Meehan (Pennsylvania)
Scott DesJarlais (Tennessee)
Trey Gowdy (South Carolina)
Blake Farenthold (Texas)
Doc Hastings (Washington)
Cynthia Lummis (Wyoming)
Rob Woodall (Georgia)
Thomas Massie (Kentucky)
Doug Collins (Georgia)
Mark Meadows (North Carolina)
Kerry Bentivolio (Michigan)
Ron DeSantis (Florida)

2011-2012 (112th Congress)

Notable hearings

In May 2013, the committee held a hearing regarding the events leading up to the deaths of four Americans in Benghazi, Libya in September 2012. A large focus on the investigation is what knowledge various high ranking officials in President Obama's cabinet had. [3]

Subcommittees

Economic Growth, Job Creation, and Regulatory Affairs

Jurisdiction: Legislative jurisdiction over federal paperwork reduction, data quality, and the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs. The Subcommittee also has oversight jurisdiction over regulatory affairs, stimulus policy, federal spending, education, agriculture, and communications policy.[4]

Energy Policy, Health Care & Entitlements

Jurisdiction: The federal government’s role in domestic energy production, the health care system and entitlement programs. This subcommittee also conducts oversight of the Administration’s implementation of Obamacare and issues pertaining to the unsustainable trajectory of America’s entitlements, including Medicare, Medicaid and federal disability programs.[5]

Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service and Labor Policy

Jurisdiction: Legislative jurisdiction over the federal civil service and the U.S. Postal Service. The Subcommittee also has oversight jurisdiction over labor policy.[4]

Government Organization

Jurisdiction: Legislative jurisdiction over the government management and accounting measures, the economy, efficiency, and management of government operations and activities (other than procurement and data standards), federal property, and reorganizations of the executive branch.[4]

National Security, Homeland Defense and Foreign Operations

Jurisdiction: Oversight jurisdiction over national security, homeland security, foreign operations, immigration, and emergency management.[4]

The following subcommittees were discontinued in the 113th Congress.

TARP, Financial Services and Bailouts of Public and Private Programs

Jurisdiction: Oversight jurisdiction over financial and monetary policy, banking, housing, and insurance regulation, financial crisis and rescues, and tax policy.[4]

Technology, Information Policy, Intergovernmental Relations and Procurement Reform

Jurisdiction: Legislative jurisdiction over public information, including Freedom of Information and Advisory Committees, federal information technology and data standards, procurement and grant reform, the relationship between the federal government and states and municipalities, including unfunded mandates. The subcommittee also has oversight jurisdiction over public broadcasting.[4]

Health Care, District of Columbia, Census and the National Archives

Jurisdiction: Legislative jurisdiction over Drug Policy, the District of Columbia, the Census Bureau, and federal records (including the National Archives and Records Administration and the Presidential Records Act). The subcommittee also has oversight jurisdiction over federal health care policy, food and drug safety, public support for the arts, libraries and museums, criminal justice, and transportation.[4]

Jurisdiction

According to the official House website, the jurisdiction of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee includes the following:

  1. the District of Columbia, the government procurement process, federal personnel systems, the Postal Service, etc.
  2. oversight of virtually everything government does – from national security to homeland security grants, from federal workforce policies to regulatory reform and reorganization authority, from information technology procurements at individual agencies to government-wide data security standards.

Contact

2157 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Phone: (202) 225-5074
Fax: (202) 225-3974

See also

External links

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