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House Committee on the Judiciary

The Committee on the Judiciary has jurisdiction over matters relating to the administration of justice in federal courts, administrative bodies, and law enforcement agencies. Its role in impeachment proceedings has also brought it much attention. The committee’s jurisdiction also includes a range of issues such as bankruptcy, espionage, terrorism, the protection of civil liberties, constitutional amendments, and more. The Committee oversees the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security. (source)

Chair:
Rep. Bob Goodlatte [R-VA6]
Ranking Member:
Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY10]
Republicans:
22
Democrats:
17

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 Bob Goodlatte
Chair
Republican
VA-6
Portrait of Jerrold Nadler
Ranking Member
Democrat
NY-10
Portrait of Darrell Issa
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
CA-49
Portrait of Steve King
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
IA-4
chair, Subcommittee on The Constitution and Civil Justice
Portrait of Raúl Labrador
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
ID-1
chair, Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security
Portrait of Tom Marino
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
PA-10
Portrait of James Sensenbrenner Jr.
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
WI-5
Portrait of Doug Collins
Subcommittee Vice Chair
Republican
GA-9
Portrait of Ron DeSantis
Subcommittee Vice Chair
Republican
FL-6
vice chair, Subcommittee on The Constitution and Civil Justice
Portrait of Louie Gohmert Jr.
Subcommittee Vice Chair
Republican
TX-1
Portrait of David Cicilline
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
RI-1
ranking member, Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law
Portrait of Steve Cohen
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
TN-9
ranking member, Subcommittee on The Constitution and Civil Justice
Portrait of Sheila Jackson Lee
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
TX-18
Portrait of Henry “Hank” Johnson Jr.
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
GA-4
ranking member, Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet
Portrait of Zoe Lofgren
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
CA-19
ranking member, Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security
Portrait of Karen Bass
Democrat
CA-37
Portrait of Andy Biggs
Republican
AZ-5
Portrait of Ken Buck
Republican
CO-4
Portrait of Steve Chabot
Republican
OH-1
Portrait of Val Demings
Democrat
FL-10
Portrait of Theodore Deutch
Democrat
FL-22
Portrait of Matt Gaetz
Republican
FL-1
Portrait of Trey Gowdy
Republican
SC-4
Portrait of Luis Gutiérrez
Democrat
IL-4
Portrait of Karen Handel
Republican
GA-6
Portrait of Pramila Jayapal
Democrat
WA-7
Portrait of Hakeem Jeffries
Democrat
NY-8
Portrait of Mike Johnson
Republican
LA-4
Portrait of Jim Jordan
Republican
OH-4
Portrait of Ted Lieu
Democrat
CA-33
Portrait of Ted Poe
Republican
TX-2
Portrait of Jamie Raskin
Democrat
MD-8
Portrait of John Ratcliffe
Republican
TX-4
Portrait of Cedric Richmond
Democrat
LA-2
Portrait of Martha Roby
Republican
AL-2
Portrait of John Rutherford
Republican
FL-4
Portrait of Bradley Schneider
Democrat
IL-10
Portrait of Lamar Smith
Republican
TX-21
Portrait of Eric Swalwell
Democrat
CA-15

Bills

There are 1,260 bills referred to this committee. Below find the top 100:

Reports

Date PDF Bill
Jun 8, 2018 PDF H.R. 2851: SITSA Act
May 22, 2018 PDF H.R. 5682: FIRST STEP Act
May 15, 2018 PDF H.R. 613: Lieutenant Osvaldo Albarati Correctional Officer Self-Protection Act of 2017
May 11, 2018 PDF H.R. 5698: Protect and Serve Act of 2018
Apr 27, 2018 PDF H.R. 2152: Citizens’ Right to Know Act of 2018
Apr 25, 2018 PDF H.R. 5447: Music Modernization Act
Apr 10, 2018 PDF H.R. 4203: Combat Online Predators Act
Mar 14, 2018 PDF H.R. 506: Preventing Crimes Against Veterans Act of 2017
Mar 14, 2018 PDF H.R. 3249: Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Program Authorization Act of 2018
Mar 14, 2018 PDF H.R. 3996: Protecting Access to the Courts for Taxpayers Act
Feb 20, 2018 PDF H.R. 1865: Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017
Jan 30, 2018 PDF H.R. 620: ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017
Dec 11, 2017 PDF H.R. 1730: Protecting Religiously Affiliated Institutions Act of 2017
Dec 5, 2017 PDF H.R. 4477: Fix NICS Act of 2017
Dec 4, 2017 PDF H.R. 38: Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017
Nov 28, 2017 PDF H.R. 2228: Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act of 2017
Nov 15, 2017 PDF H.R. 659: Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act of 2017
Oct 23, 2017 PDF H.R. 4010: Congressional Subpoena Compliance and Enforcement Act of 2017
Oct 16, 2017 PDF H.R. 469: Congressional Article I Powers Strengthening Act
Oct 16, 2017 PDF H.R. 1096: Judgment Fund Transparency Act of 2017
Sep 28, 2017 PDF H.Res. 488: Of inquiry requesting the President and directing the Attorney General to transmit, respectively, certain documents to the House of Representatives relating to the removal of former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey.
Sep 26, 2017 PDF H.R. 3229: To protect the safety of judges by extending the authority of the Judicial Conference to redact sensitive information contained in their financial disclosure reports, and for other purposes.
Sep 8, 2017 PDF H.Res. 446: Of inquiry requesting the President and directing the Attorney General to transmit, respectively, certain documents to the House of Representatives relating to the removal of former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey.
Jul 17, 2017 PDF H.J.Res. 76: Granting the consent and approval of Congress for the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of Maryland, and the District of Columbia to enter into a compact relating to the establishment of the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission.
Jul 17, 2017 PDF H.J.Res. 92: Granting the consent and approval of Congress for the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of Maryland, and the District of Columbia to amend the Washington Area Transit Regulation Compact.
Jun 15, 2017 PDF H.R. 1393: Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2017
May 22, 2017 PDF H.R. 695: Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018
May 22, 2017 PDF H.R. 883: Targeting Child Predators Act of 2017
May 22, 2017 PDF H.R. 1188: Adam Walsh Reauthorization Act of 2017
May 22, 2017 PDF H.R. 1761: Protecting Against Child Exploitation Act of 2017
May 22, 2017 PDF H.R. 1842: Strengthening Children’s Safety Act of 2017
May 22, 2017 PDF H.R. 1862: Global Child Protection Act of 2017
May 22, 2017 PDF H.R. 1973: Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse Act of 2017
May 17, 2017 PDF H.R. 2266: Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act, 2017
May 15, 2017 PDF H.R. 1892: Further Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018; Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018; SUSTAIN Care Act of 2018; Honoring Hometown Heroes Act
May 11, 2017 PDF H.R. 115: Thin Blue Line Act
May 11, 2017 PDF H.R. 510: Rapid DNA Act of 2017
May 8, 2017 PDF H.R. 1039: Probation Officer Protection Act of 2017
Apr 20, 2017 PDF H.R. 1695: Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017
Apr 6, 2017 PDF H.Res. 203: Of inquiry requesting the President, and directing the Attorney General, to transmit, respectively, certain documents to the House of Representatives relating to certain communications by the President of the United States.
Apr 5, 2017 PDF H.R. 1667: Financial Institution Bankruptcy Act of 2017
Mar 31, 2017 PDF H.Res. 184: Of inquiry requesting the President and directing the Attorney General to transmit, respectively, certain documents to the House of Representatives relating to communications with the government of Russia.
Mar 30, 2017 PDF H.R. 732: Stop Settlement Slush Funds Act of 2017
Mar 22, 2017 PDF H.R. 1215: Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017
Mar 15, 2017 PDF H.R. 372: Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act of 2017
Mar 8, 2017 PDF H.Res. 111: Of inquiry directing the Attorney General to transmit certain documents to the House of Representatives relating to the financial practices of the President.
Mar 7, 2017 PDF H.R. 985: Fairness in Class Action Litigation and Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act of 2017
Feb 24, 2017 PDF H.R. 720: Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2017
Feb 24, 2017 PDF H.R. 725: Innocent Party Protection Act
Feb 24, 2017 PDF H.R. 906: Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2017
Dec 23, 2016 PDF H.R. 68 (114th): Tiffany Joslyn Juvenile Accountability Block Grant Program Reauthorization Act of 2016
Dec 23, 2016 PDF H.R. 320 (114th): Rapid DNA Act of 2016
Dec 23, 2016 PDF H.R. 759 (114th): Corrections and Recidivism Reduction Act of 2016
Dec 23, 2016 PDF H.R. 3713 (114th): Sentencing Reform Act of 2015
Dec 23, 2016 PDF H.R. 4002 (114th): Criminal Code Improvement Act of 2015
Dec 23, 2016 PDF H.R. 5283 (114th): Deterring Undue Enforcement by Protecting Rights of Citizens from Excessive Searches and Seizures Act of 2016
Sep 21, 2016 PDF H.R. 2315 (114th): Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2015
Sep 21, 2016 PDF H.R. 5982 (114th): Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2016
Sep 13, 2016 PDF H.R. 3438 (114th): REVIEW Act of 2016
Sep 6, 2016 PDF H.R. 5578 (114th): Survivors’ Bill of Rights Act of 2016
Jul 18, 2016 PDF H.R. 5063 (114th): Stop Settlement Slush Funds Act of 2016
Jul 12, 2016 PDF H.R. 3394 (114th): CAPTIVE Act
Jun 14, 2016 PDF H.R. 4768 (114th): Separation of Powers Restoration Act of 2016
Jun 10, 2016 PDF H.R. 3636 (114th): Oversee Visa Integrity with Stakeholder Advisories Act
Jun 3, 2016 PDF H.R. 3380 (114th): Transnational Drug Trafficking Act of 2015
May 10, 2016 PDF S. 125 (114th): Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program Reauthorization Act of 2015
May 10, 2016 PDF H.R. 2137 (114th): Federal Law Enforcement Self-Defense and Protection Act of 2015
May 10, 2016 PDF H.R. 4985 (114th): Kingpin Designation Improvement Act of 2016
May 6, 2016 PDF H.R. 5046 (114th): Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Reduction Act of 2016
May 6, 2016 PDF H.R. 5048 (114th): Good Samaritan Assessment Act of 2016
May 6, 2016 PDF H.R. 5052 (114th): OPEN Act
Apr 26, 2016 PDF S. 1890 (114th): Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016
Apr 26, 2016 PDF H.R. 699 (114th): Email Privacy Act
Apr 15, 2016 PDF H.R. 4240 (114th): No Fly for Foreign Fighters Act
Mar 23, 2016 PDF H.R. 2947 (114th): Financial Institution Bankruptcy Act of 2016
Mar 14, 2016 PDF H.R. 2745 (114th): Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act of 2015
Feb 16, 2016 PDF H.R. 3624 (114th): Fraudulent Joinder Prevention Act of 2016
Nov 30, 2015 PDF H.R. 526 (114th): Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2015
Nov 30, 2015 PDF H.R. 1755 (114th): To amend title 36, United States Code, to make certain improvements in the congressional charter of the Disabled American Veterans.
Nov 30, 2015 PDF H.R. 3279 (114th): Open Book on Equal Access to Justice Act
Nov 5, 2015 PDF H.R. 1927 (114th): Fairness in Class Action Litigation and Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act of 2016
Oct 20, 2015 PDF H.R. 1428 (114th): Judicial Redress Act of 2015
Sep 8, 2015 PDF H.R. 758 (114th): Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2015
Jul 29, 2015 PDF H.R. 9 (114th): Innovation Act
Jul 27, 2015 PDF H.R. 348 (114th): RAPID Act
Jul 27, 2015 PDF H.R. 1656 (114th): Secret Service Improvements Act of 2016
Jul 23, 2015 PDF H.R. 2604 (114th): Need-Based Educational Aid Act of 2015
Jul 21, 2015 PDF H.R. 427 (114th): Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2015
Jul 10, 2015 PDF H.R. 1155 (114th): SCRUB Act of 2016
Jun 25, 2015 PDF H.R. 690 (114th): Providing Accountability Through Transparency Act of 2015
Jun 25, 2015 PDF H.R. 712 (114th): Sunshine for Regulations and Regulatory Decrees and Settlements Act of 2016
Jun 8, 2015 PDF H.R. 889 (114th): Foreign Cultural Exchange Jurisdictional Immunity Clarification Act
May 8, 2015 PDF H.R. 2048 (114th): USA FREEDOM Act of 2015
Feb 2, 2015 PDF H.R. 527 (114th): Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act of 2015
Jan 27, 2015 PDF H.R. 159 (114th): Stop Exploitation Through Trafficking Act of 2015
Jan 27, 2015 PDF H.R. 181 (114th): Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015
Jan 27, 2015 PDF H.R. 285 (114th): SAVE Act of 2015
Jan 27, 2015 PDF H.R. 350 (114th): Human Trafficking Prevention, Intervention, and Recovery Act of 2015