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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]
Ranking Member:
Rep. Virginia Foxx [R-NC5]
Democrats:
29
Republicans:
22

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 Virginia Foxx
Ranking Member
Republican
NC-5
Portrait of Alma Adams
Democrat
NC-12
Portrait of Rick Allen
Republican
GA-12
Portrait of Jim Banks
Republican
IN-3
Portrait of Suzanne Bonamici
Democrat
OR-1
Portrait of Jamaal Bowman
Democrat
NY-16
Portrait of Joaquin Castro
Democrat
TX-20
Portrait of David “Madison” Cawthorn
Republican
NC-11
Portrait of James Comer
Republican
KY-1
Portrait of Joe Courtney
Democrat
CT-2
Portrait of Mark DeSaulnier
Democrat
CA-11
Portrait of Adriano Espaillat
Democrat
NY-13
Portrait of Scott Fitzgerald
Republican
WI-5
Portrait of Russ Fulcher
Republican
ID-1
Portrait of Robert “Bob” Good
Republican
VA-5
Portrait of Raúl Grijalva
Democrat
AZ-3
Portrait of Glenn Grothman
Republican
WI-6
Portrait of Diana Harshbarger
Republican
TN-1
Portrait of Jahana Hayes
Democrat
CT-5
Portrait of Pramila Jayapal
Democrat
WA-7
Portrait of Mondaire Jones
Democrat
NY-17
Portrait of Fred Keller
Republican
PA-12
Portrait of Teresa Leger Fernandez
Democrat
NM-3
Portrait of Andy Levin
Democrat
MI-9
Portrait of Kathy Manning
Democrat
NC-6
Portrait of Lucy McBath
Democrat
GA-6
Portrait of Lisa McClain
Republican
MI-10
Portrait of Kweisi Mfume
Democrat
MD-7
Portrait of Mary Miller
Republican
IL-15
Portrait of Mariannette Miller-Meeks
Republican
IA-2
Portrait of Joseph Morelle
Democrat
NY-25
Portrait of Frank Mrvan
Democrat
IN-1
Portrait of Gregory Murphy
Republican
NC-3
Portrait of Donald Norcross
Democrat
NJ-1
Portrait of Ilhan Omar
Democrat
MN-5
Portrait of Mark Pocan
Democrat
WI-2
Portrait of Gregorio Sablan
Democrat
Northern Mariana Islands
Portrait of Mikie Sherrill
Democrat
NJ-11
Portrait of Victoria Spartz
Republican
IN-5
Portrait of Michelle Steel
Republican
CA-48
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 Tim Walberg
Republican
MI-7
Portrait of Susan Wild
Democrat
PA-7
Portrait of Frederica Wilson
Democrat
FL-24
Portrait of Joe Wilson
Republican
SC-2
Portrait of John Yarmuth
Democrat
KY-3

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 599 bills referred to this committee. Below find the top 100:

Reports

Date PDF Bill
Jul 22, 2021 PDF H.R. 3110: PUMP for Nursing Mothers Act
Jun 17, 2021 PDF H.R. 2062: Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act of 2021
May 4, 2021 PDF H.R. 1065: Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
Apr 5, 2021 PDF H.R. 7: Paycheck Fairness Act
Apr 5, 2021 PDF H.R. 1195: Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act
Dec 2, 2020 PDF H.R. 5800 (116th): Ban Surprise Billing Act
Nov 9, 2020 PDF H.R. 8294 (116th): National Apprenticeship Act of 2020
Sep 8, 2020 PDF H.R. 2574 (116th): Equity and Inclusion Enforcement Act of 2019
Sep 8, 2020 PDF H.R. 2639 (116th): Strength in Diversity Act of 2020
Sep 8, 2020 PDF H.R. 2694 (116th): Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
Jan 9, 2020 PDF H.R. 1230 (116th): Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act
Dec 16, 2019 PDF H.R. 2474 (116th): Protecting the Right to Organize Act of 2019
Nov 18, 2019 PDF H.R. 1309 (116th): Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act
Oct 28, 2019 PDF H.R. 4334 (116th): Supporting Older Americans Act of 2020
Jul 11, 2019 PDF H.R. 582 (116th): Raise the Wage Act
May 20, 2019 PDF H.R. 2480 (116th): Stronger Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act
Mar 18, 2019 PDF H.R. 7 (116th): 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:

Democratic Health Leaders Urge Reversal After Trump Admin Approves Illegal Georgia Waivers That Threaten Families’ Health Care
    — Nov 13, 2020

Chairman Scott Statement on Supreme Court Oral Arguments on the Fate of the Affordable Care Act
    — Nov 10, 2020

Chairman Scott to Trump Administration: Preserve Records to Ensure Smooth Transition to Biden Administration
    — Nov 9, 2020

Chairman Scott Statement on 2020 Election Results
    — Nov 7, 2020

Chairman Scott Statement on October Jobs Report
    — Nov 6, 2020

Committee Report Details How the Trump Administration Prioritizes ‘Politics Over People’
    — Nov 2, 2020

House Democratic Health Leaders Slam Trump Administration’s Approval of Georgia’s 1332 Waiver Request
    — Nov 2, 2020

Chairman Scott Statement on President Trump’s Absurd Victory Lap on the Release of GDP Growth Estimates
    — Oct 30, 2020

House Democrats to DOL: Proposed Rule to Increase Employee Misclassification Will Cost Workers and the Economy
    — Oct 27, 2020

Save Education Jobs Act of 2020: What People Are Saying
    — Oct 27, 2020

New Documents Show Department of Education Froze Tool to Help Defrauded Student Borrowers
    — Oct 27, 2020

House Education Leaders Introduce Legislation to Save Nearly 4 Million Education Jobs, Spur Economic Growth in the Wake of COVID-19 Pandemic
    — Oct 27, 2020

Faced with Obstruction from ED, Chairman Scott Subpoenas ED Officials Regarding Dream Center Scandal
    — Oct 22, 2020

White House’s Plan to Study Multiemployer Pensions is Not the Solution that Workers, Retirees, and Businesses Deserve
    — Oct 22, 2020

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