Subcommittees

 
 

Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights

  • Jurisdiction: Oversight of antitrust law and competition policy, including the Sherman, Clayton and Federal Trade Commission Acts; (2) Oversight of antitrust enforcement and competition policy at the Justice Department; (3) Oversight of antitrust enforcement and competition policy at the Federal Trade Commission; (4)  Oversight of competition policy at other federal agencies.
Michael S. Lee, Chairman Amy Klobuchar, Ranking Member
Senator Perdue Senator Coons
Senator Tillis Senator Franken
Senator Grassley Senator Blumenthal
Senator Hatch
Majority Office
Phone: 202-224-6884
Minority Office
Phone: 202-224-7703

Subcommittee on The Constitution

  • Jurisdiction: (1) Constitutional amendments; (2) Enforcement and protection of  constitutional rights; (3) Statutory guarantees of civil rights and civil liberties; (4) Separation of powers; (5) Federal-State relations; (6) Interstate compacts; (7) Human rights laws and practices; (8) Enforcement and implementation of human rights laws.
Senator Cornyn, Chairman Senator Durbin, Ranking Member
Senator Tillis Senator Whitehouse
Senator Graham Senator Coons
Senator Cruz Senator Franken
Senator Vitter
Majority Office
Phone: 202-224-7840
Minority Office
Phone: 202-224-1158

Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism

  • Jurisdiction: (1) Oversight of the Department of Justice's (a) Criminal Division, (b) Drug Enforcement Administration, (c) Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys, (d) Office on Violence Against Women, (e) U.S. Marshals Service, (f) Community Oriented Policing Services and related law enforcement grants, (g) Bureau of Prisons, (h) Office of the Pardon Attorney, (i) U.S. Parole Commission, (j) Federal Bureau of Investigation, and (k) Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, as it relates to crime or drug policy; (2) Oversight of the U.S. Sentencing Commission; (3) Youth violence and directly related issues; (4) Federal programs under the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, as amended (including the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act); (5) Criminal justice and victims' rights policy; (6) Oversight of the Office of National Drug Control Policy; (7) Oversight of the U.S. Secret Service; (8) Corrections, rehabilitation, reentry and other detention-related policy; and (9) Parole and probation policy; (10) Oversight of anti-terrorism enforcement and policy; (11) Oversight of Department of Homeland Security functions as they relate to anti-terrorism enforcement and policy; (12) Oversight of State Department consular operations as they relate to anti-terrorism enforcement and policy; (13) Oversight of encryption policies and export licensing; and (14) Oversight of espionage laws and their enforcement.

Senator Graham, Chairman Senator Whitehouse, Ranking Member
Senator Vitter Senator Schumer
Senator Sessions Senator Klobuchar
Senator Cornyn Senator Franken
Senator Flake  
Majority Office
Phone: 202-224-6791
Minority Office
Phone: 202-228-3740

Subcommittee on Immigration and The National Interest

  • Jurisdiction:  (1) Immigration, citizenship, and refugee laws; (2) Oversight of the immigration functions of the Department of Homeland Security, including U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and Ombudsman Citizenship and Immigration Services; (3) Oversight of the immigration-related functions of the Department of Justice, the Department of State, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Refugee Resettlement, and the Department of Labor; (4) Oversight of international migration, internally displaced persons, and refugee laws and policy; and (5) Private immigration relief bills.

Senator Sessions, Chairman Senator Schumer, Ranking Member
Senator Vitter Senator Leahy
Senator Perdue Senator Feinstein
Senator Grassley Senator Durbin
Senator Cornyn Senator Klobuchar
Senator Lee Senator Franken
Senator Cruz Senator Blumenthal
Senator Tillis  
Majority Office
Phone: 202-224-7572
Minority Office
Phone: 202-224-6498

Subcommittee on Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts 

  • Jurisdiction: (1) Federal court jurisdiction, administration and management; (2) Rules of evidence and procedure; (3) Creation of new courts and judgeships; (4) Bankruptcy; (5) Legal reform and liability issues; (6) Local courts in territories and possessions; (7) Administrative practices and procedures including agency rulemaking and adjudication; (8) Judicial review of agency action; (9) Third party enforcement of federal rights; (10) Oversight of the Department of Justice grant programs, as well as government waste and abuse; (11) private relief bills other than immigration; and (12) Oversight of the Foreign Claims Settlement Act.
Senator Cruz, Chair Senator Coons, Ranking Member
Senator Grassley Senator Feinstein
Senator Hatch Senator Durbin
Senator Sessions Senator Schumer
Senator Flake Senator Whitehouse
Senator Graham Senator Klobuchar
Senator Lee Senator Blumenthal
Senator Vitter
Majority Office
Phone: 202-224-5922
Minority Office
Phone: 202-224-7703

Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law 

  • Jurisdiction: (1) Oversight of laws and policies governing the collection, protection, use and dissemination of commercial information by the private sector, including online behavioral advertising, privacy within social networking websites and other online privacy issues; (2) Enforcement and implementation of commercial information privacy laws and policies; (3) Use of technology by the private sector to protect privacy, enhance transparency and encourage innovation; (4) Privacy standards for the collection, retention, use and dissemination of personally identifiable commercial information; and (5) Privacy implications of new or emerging technologies.
Senator Flake, Chairman Senator Franken, Ranking Member
Senator Hatch Senator Feinstein
Senator Perdue Senator Schumer
Senator Lee Senator Whitehouse
Senator Tillis Senator Coons
Senator Graham  
Majority Office
Phone: 202-224-4280
Minority Office
Phone: 202-228-3177