Standing Committees By: Jazmine, PArker, and Shelby

Standing Committee:

Permanent groups to oversee bills that deal with certain kinds of issues, continue from one Congress to the next, majority party in each house controls the standing committee


Agriculture, rules, finance


Nearly all standing committees have several subcommittees, each one specializes in a subcategory of its standing committee's responsibility


Health, Human Resources, Oversight, Select Revenue Measures, Social Security, Trade

Select Committees:

Temporary committees that study one specific issue and report their findings to the Senate of the House. Set up to last no more than one term


Matters of great public concern, such as organized crime; overlooked problems, such as hunger; or problems of interest groups, such as owners of small business

Joint Committees:

Made up of members from both the House and the Senate, may be temporary or permanent, both political parties, coordinate the work of the two houses of Congress


Joint Economic Committee, Joint Committee on Printing

Conference Committee:

A temporary committee set up when the House and Senate have passed different versions of the same bill.

Financial Services

"Our committee is fighting for economic opportunity so hardworking taxpayers can achieve financial independence."

Jeb Hensarling, Texas,Chairman Peter T. King, New York

Edward R. Royce, California

Frank D. Lucas, Oklahoma

Scott Garrett, New Jersey

Randy Neugebauer, Texas

Patrick T. McHenry, North Carolina, Vice Chairman

Stevan Pearce, New Mexico

Bill Posey, Florida

Michael G. Fitzpatrick, Pennsylvania

Lynn A. Westmoreland, Georgia

Blaine Luetkemeyer, Missouri

Bill Huizenga, Michigan

Sean P. Duffy, Wisconsin

Robert Hurt, Virginia

Steve Stivers, Ohio

Stephen Lee Fincher, Tennessee

Marlin A. Stutzman, Indiana

Mick Mulvaney, South Carolina

Randy Hultgren, Illinois

Dennis A. Ross, Florida

Robert Pittenger, North Carolina

Ann Wagner, Missouri

Andy Barr, Kentucky

Keith J. Rothfus, Pennsylvania

Luke Messer, Indiana

David Schweikert, Arizona

Frank Guinta, New Hampshire

Scott Tipton, Colorado

Roger Williams, Texas

Bruce Poliquin, Maine

Mia Love, Utah

French Hill, Arkansas

Tom Emmer, Minnesota

Maxine Waters, California, Ranking Member

Carolyn B. Maloney, New York

Nydia M. Velázquez, New York

Brad Sherman, California

Gregory W. Meeks, New York

Michael E. Capuano, Massachusetts

Rubén Hinojosa, Texas

Wm. Lacy Clay, Missouri

Stephen F. Lynch, Massachusetts

David Scott, Georgia

Al Green, Texas

Emanuel Cleaver, Missouri

Gwen Moore, Wisconsin

Keith Ellison, Minnesota

Ed Perlmutter, Colorado

James A. Himes, Connecticut

John C. Carney, Jr., Delaware

Terri A. Sewell, Alabama

Bill Foster, Illinois

Daniel T. Kildee, Michigan

Patrick Murphy, Florida

John K. Delaney, Maryland

Kyrsten Sinema, Arizona

Joyce Beatty, Ohio

Denny Heck, Washington

Juan Vargas, California

No geographical theme


The committee has jurisdiction over agriculture, forestry, nutrition, water conservation, and other agriculture-related fields.

Mike Conaway, Texas, Chairman

Randy Neugebauer, Texas, Vice Chairman

Bob Goodlatte, Virginia

Frank Lucas, Oklahoma

Steve King, Iowa

Mike D. Rogers, Alabama

Glenn Thompson, Pennsylvania

Bob Gibbs, Ohio

Austin Scott, Georgia

Rick Crawford, Arkansas

Scott DesJarlais, Tennessee

Chris Gibson, New York

Vicky Hartzler, Missouri

Dan Benishek, Michigan

Jeff Denham, California

Doug LaMalfa, California

Rodney L. Davis, Illinois

Ted Yoho, Florida

Jackie Walorski, Indiana

Rick Allen, Georgia

Mike Bost, Illinois

David Rouzer, North Carolina

Ralph Abraham, Louisiana

Trent Kelly, Mississippi

John Moolenaar, Michigan

Dan Newhouse, Washington

I thought there would be more members from the midwest but there is not a theme.

Small Business

Has legislative jurisdiction and oversight functions over issues associated with small business



Steven Chabot, Ohio, Chairman

Steve King, Iowa

Blaine Luetkemeyer, Missouri

Richard L. Hanna, New York

Tim Huelskamp, Kansas

Tom Rice, South Carolina

Chris Gibson, New York

Dave Brat, Virginia

Amata Coleman Radewagen, American Samoa

Steve Knight, California

Carlos Curbelo, Florida

Mike Bost, Illinois

Cresent Hardy, Nevada

Trent Kelly, Mississippi

Diverse and all over the country


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