Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism

Cory Booker (NJ)


Majority members

  • Patrick Leahy (VT) Picture of Patrick Leahy
  • Dianne Feinstein (CA) Picture of Dianne Feinstein
  • Sheldon Whitehouse (RI) Picture of Sheldon Whitehouse
  • Amy Klobuchar (MN) Picture of Amy Klobuchar
  • Alex Padilla (CA) Picture of Alex Padilla
  • Jon Ossoff (GA) Picture of Jon Ossoff

Tom Cotton (AR)

Ranking Member

Minority members

  • Lindsey Graham (SC) Picture of Lindsey Graham
  • John Cornyn (TX) Picture of John Cornyn
  • Mike Lee (UT) Picture of Mike Lee
  • Ted Cruz (TX) Picture of Ted Cruz
  • Josh Hawley (MO) Picture of Josh Hawley
  • John Kennedy (LA) Picture of John Kennedy

Jurisdiction of the Subcommittee on Criminal Justice and Counterterrorism includes:

  1. Oversight of the Department of Justice's
    • Criminal Division
    • Drug Enforcement Administration
    • Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys
    • Office on Violence Against Women
    • U.S. Marshals Service
    • Community Oriented Policing Services and related law enforcement grants
    • Bureau of Prisons
    • Office of the Pardon Attorney
    • U.S. Parole Commission
    • Federal Bureau of Investigation
    • 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
  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
  14. Oversight of espionage laws and their enforcement