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House Committee on Education and Labor

The committee has legislative jurisdiction over matters related to higher and lower education, workforce development and protections, and health, employment, labor, and pensions. (source)


Chair:
Rep. Robert “Bobby” Scott [D-VA3]
Vice Chair:
Rep. Andy Levin [D-MI9]
Ranking Member:
Rep. Virginia Foxx [R-NC5]
Democrats:
28
Republicans:
23

The chair 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.

Members

Portrait of Robert “Bobby” Scott
Chair
Democrat
VA-3
Portrait of Andy Levin
Vice Chair
Democrat
MI-9
Portrait of Virginia Foxx
Ranking Member
Republican
NC-5
Portrait of Alma Adams
Subcommittee Chair
Democrat
NC-12
chair, Subcommittee on Workforce Protections
Portrait of Suzanne Bonamici
Subcommittee Chair
Democrat
OR-1
chair, Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Human Services
Portrait of Susan Davis
Subcommittee Chair
Democrat
CA-53
Portrait of Gregorio Sablan
Subcommittee Chair
Democrat
Northern Mariana Islands
Portrait of Frederica Wilson
Subcommittee Chair
Democrat
FL-24
Portrait of Rick Allen
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Republican
GA-12
Portrait of Bradley Byrne
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Republican
AL-1
ranking member, Subcommittee on Workforce Protections
Portrait of James Comer
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Republican
KY-1
ranking member, Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Human Services
Portrait of Lloyd Smucker
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Republican
PA-11
ranking member, Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Investment
Portrait of Tim Walberg
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Republican
MI-7
ranking member, Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions
Portrait of Jim Banks
Republican
IN-3
Portrait of Joaquin Castro
Democrat
TX-20
Portrait of Ben Cline
Republican
VA-6
Portrait of Joe Courtney
Democrat
CT-2
Portrait of Mark DeSaulnier
Democrat
CA-11
Portrait of Marcia Fudge
Democrat
OH-11
Portrait of Russ Fulcher
Republican
ID-1
Portrait of Raúl Grijalva
Democrat
AZ-3
Portrait of Glenn Grothman
Republican
WI-6
Portrait of Brett Guthrie
Republican
KY-2
Portrait of Josh Harder
Democrat
CA-10
Portrait of Jahana Hayes
Democrat
CT-5
Portrait of Pramila Jayapal
Democrat
WA-7
Portrait of Dusty Johnson
Republican
South Dakota
Portrait of Fred Keller
Republican
PA-12
Portrait of Fred Keller
Republican
PA-12
Portrait of Susie Lee
Democrat
NV-3
Portrait of Lucy McBath
Democrat
GA-6
Portrait of Daniel Meuser
Republican
PA-9
Portrait of Joseph Morelle
Democrat
NY-25
Portrait of Gregory Murphy
Republican
NC-3
Portrait of Donald Norcross
Democrat
NJ-1
Portrait of Ilhan Omar
Democrat
MN-5
Portrait of David “Phil” Roe
Republican
TN-1
Portrait of Kim Schrier
Democrat
WA-8
Portrait of Donna Shalala
Democrat
FL-27
Portrait of Elise Stefanik
Republican
NY-21
Portrait of Haley Stevens
Democrat
MI-11
Portrait of Mark Takano
Democrat
CA-41
Portrait of Glenn Thompson
Republican
PA-15
Portrait of Lori Trahan
Democrat
MA-3
Portrait of David Trone
Democrat
MD-6
Portrait of Lauren Underwood
Democrat
IL-14
Portrait of Jefferson Van Drew
Republican
NJ-2
Portrait of Mark Walker
Republican
NC-6
Portrait of Steven Watkins
Republican
KS-2
Portrait of Susan Wild
Democrat
PA-7
Portrait of Ron Wright
Republican
TX-6

Members are listed in order of their rank on the committee and its subcommittees. Committee membership information is from the unitedstates project on github.

Bills

There are 1,199 bills referred to this committee. Below find the top 100:

Reports

Date PDF Bill
Sep 8, 2020 PDF H.R. 2574: Equity and Inclusion Enforcement Act of 2019
Sep 8, 2020 PDF H.R. 2639: Strength in Diversity Act of 2020
Sep 8, 2020 PDF H.R. 2694: Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
Jan 9, 2020 PDF H.R. 1230: Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act
Dec 16, 2019 PDF H.R. 2474: Protecting the Right to Organize Act of 2019
Nov 18, 2019 PDF H.R. 1309: Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act
Oct 28, 2019 PDF H.R. 4334: Supporting Older Americans Act of 2020
Jul 11, 2019 PDF H.R. 582: Raise the Wage Act
May 20, 2019 PDF H.R. 2480: Stronger Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act
Mar 18, 2019 PDF H.R. 7: Paycheck Fairness Act
Feb 8, 2018 PDF H.R. 4508 (115th): PROSPER Act
Dec 11, 2017 PDF H.R. 1313 (115th): Preserving Employee Wellness Programs Act
Nov 1, 2017 PDF H.R. 3441 (115th): Save Local Business Act
Oct 25, 2017 PDF H.R. 2823 (115th): Affordable Retirement Advice for Savers Act
Sep 25, 2017 PDF H.R. 986 (115th): Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017
Sep 25, 2017 PDF H.R. 2775 (115th): Employee Privacy Protection Act
Sep 25, 2017 PDF H.R. 2776 (115th): Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act
Jun 7, 2017 PDF H.R. 2353 (115th): Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act
May 4, 2017 PDF H.R. 1808 (115th): Improving Support for Missing and Exploited Children Act of 2017
May 4, 2017 PDF H.R. 1809 (115th): Juvenile Justice Reform Act of 2017
Apr 28, 2017 PDF H.R. 1180 (115th): Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017
Mar 20, 2017 PDF H.R. 1304 (115th): Self-Insurance Protection Act
Mar 17, 2017 PDF H.R. 1101 (115th): Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2017
Dec 8, 2016 PDF H.R. 5003 (114th): Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act of 2016
Sep 20, 2016 PDF H.R. 5963 (114th): Supporting Youth Opportunity and Preventing Delinquency Act of 2016
Sep 12, 2016 PDF H.J.Res. 87 (114th): Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Department of Labor relating to “Interpretation of the ‘Advice’ Exemption in Section 203(c) of the Labor-Management Repo
Sep 8, 2016 PDF H.R. 5587 (114th): Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act
Jul 11, 2016 PDF H.R. 3178 (114th): Strengthening Transparency in Higher Education Act
Jul 11, 2016 PDF H.R. 3179 (114th): Empowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act
Jul 11, 2016 PDF H.R. 5528 (114th): Simplifying the Application for Student Aid Act
Jul 11, 2016 PDF H.R. 5529 (114th): Accessing Higher Education Opportunities Act
Jul 11, 2016 PDF H.R. 5530 (114th): HBCU Capital Financing Improvement Act
May 10, 2016 PDF H.R. 4843 (114th): Infant Plan of Safe Care Improvement Act
Apr 26, 2016 PDF H.J.Res. 88 (114th): Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to the definition of the term “Fiduciary”.
Apr 20, 2016 PDF H.R. 4293 (114th): Affordable Retirement Advice Protection Act
Dec 1, 2015 PDF H.R. 3459 (114th): Protecting Local Business Opportunity Act
Sep 10, 2015 PDF H.R. 511 (114th): Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2015
Feb 20, 2015 PDF H.R. 5 (114th): Student Success Act

Press Statements

Committee press statements from ProPublica Represent:

Committee Report Details Years-Long Attacks on Workers’ Rights, Unions by Trump Administration’s NLRB
    — Oct 14, 2020

Labor Leaders to OSHA: Changing Reporting Requirements for COVID-19 Workplace Illness Hurts Workers and Hinders Ability to Control Pandemic
    — Oct 14, 2020

New Government Watchdog Report: Students Impacted by Disasters Hurt More by Pandemic
    — Oct 14, 2020

Chairman Scott Statement on White House’s Inadequate Proposal for COVID-19 Relief
    — Oct 11, 2020

Chairman Scott Demands Answers from USDA Distributors Pushing Religious Activity onto People Seeking Food Boxes
    — Oct 8, 2020

Senate and House Democrats Demand Answers from Secretary Scalia on Labor Department’s Involvement in Weakening COVID-19 Workplace Safety Guidance For Nation’s Largest Meatpacking Plant
    — Oct 7, 2020

Scott, Wilson to DOL: Protect Workers’ Access to Comprehensive Health Benefits
    — Oct 7, 2020

Scott, Pallone to Trump Health Officials: Take Immediate Action to Support a National Testing Strategy to Protect Workers from COVID-19
    — Oct 6, 2020

Chairman Scott Statement on Department of Labor Proposed Rule on Independent Contractors
    — Oct 6, 2020

Chairman Scott Statement on President Trump Ending Coronavirus Relief Negotiations
    — Oct 6, 2020

Scott, Clyburn Request Answers on South Carolina’s Misuse of CARES Act Education Funding
    — Oct 5, 2020

Democrats Criticize Proposed Labor Department Rule Weakening Tool to Advance Financial Interests of Workers and Retirees
    — Oct 2, 2020

Chairman Scott Statement on September Jobs Report
    — Oct 2, 2020

Chairman Scott Statement on Passage of Heroes Act 2.0
    — Oct 1, 2020

Democrats Demand Answers After CDC Weakens COVID-19 Workplace Safety Guidance for Nation’s Largest Meatpacking Plant
    — Sep 30, 2020

House Democrats Release Updated Version of The Heroes Act
    — Sep 28, 2020

Chairman Scott Statement on Education Department Finally Agreeing to Comply with the CARES Act
    — Sep 25, 2020

Committee Advances Landmark Legislation to Expand Registered Apprenticeships, Invest in Our Nation’s Workforce
    — Sep 24, 2020

Chairman Scott Opening Statement at Markup of National Apprenticeship Act
    — Sep 24, 2020

Chairman Scott Calls on Secretary DeVos to Reinstate Obama-Era School Discipline Guidance, Address Systemic Racism in Education
    — Sep 23, 2020