Committee Meeting — Feb 12, 2016 10:30 a.m.
Assessing the Development of Afghanistan National Security Forces (Location: RHOB 2118)
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The House Committee on Armed Services has jurisdiction over defense policy generally, ongoing military operations, the organization and reform of the Department of Defense and Department of Energy, counter-drug programs, acquisition and industrial base policy, technology transfer and export controls, joint interoperability, the Cooperative Threat Reduction program, Department of Energy nonproliferation programs, and detainee affairs and policy. (source)
The chairman is always selected from the majority party and the ranking member is the most senior member of the minority party. The majority party ensures it has a majority on every committee.
There are 228 bills referred to this committee. Below find the top 100: