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House Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress


Chair:
Rep. Derek Kilmer [D-WA6]
Vice Chair:
Rep. Tom Graves [R-GA14]
Democrats:
6
Republicans:
6

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 Derek Kilmer
Chair
Democrat
WA-6
Portrait of Tom Graves
Vice Chair
Republican
GA-14
Portrait of Susan Brooks
Republican
IN-5
Portrait of Emanuel Cleaver II
Democrat
MO-5
Portrait of Rodney Davis
Republican
IL-13
Portrait of Suzan DelBene
Democrat
WA-1
Portrait of Zoe Lofgren
Democrat
CA-19
Portrait of Dan Newhouse
Republican
WA-4
Portrait of Mark Pocan
Democrat
WI-2
Portrait of Mary Scanlon
Democrat
PA-5
Portrait of William Timmons
Republican
SC-4
Portrait of Rob Woodall
Republican
GA-7

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

No bills have been assigned to this committee.

Reports

Date PDF Bill

Press Statements

Committee press statements from ProPublica Represent:

Select Committee Examines Article One Capacity
    — Jan 14, 2020

Recommendations Passed by Select Committee Implemented by Franking Commission
    — Jan 7, 2020

Select Committee Unanimously Approves Third Round of Recommendations
    — Dec 19, 2019

Modernization Committee Introducing Bipartisan Legislation to Reform Congress
    — Dec 10, 2019

Select Committee Extended Through 116th Congress
    — Nov 14, 2019

Select Committee Holds Hearing on Improving Constituent Communications
    — Nov 1, 2019

Select Committee Holds Hearing to Examine House Calendar and Schedule Reform
    — Oct 17, 2019

Select Committee Examines Opportunities for Increased Civility and Collaboration in Congress
    — Sep 26, 2019

Select Committee on Modernization Receives Leadership Award
    — Sep 24, 2019

Select Committee Holds Hearing to Examine Budget and Appropriations Process Reform
    — Sep 19, 2019

Select Committee Unanimously Approves Second Round of Congressional Recommendations
    — Jul 25, 2019

Select Committee Examining Ways to Help New Members Succeed
    — Jul 11, 2019

Examining Inclusion, Diversity and Retention
    — Jun 20, 2019

Improving Constituent Communication and Engagement
    — Jun 5, 2019

Select Committee Unanimously Approves Package of Recommendations to “Open Up” Congress
    — May 23, 2019

Select Committee Hosts “Speaking from Experience” with Six Former Members of Congress
    — May 2, 2019

Kilmer & Graves: Common Ground Exists to Modernize Congress
    — Mar 12, 2019

Chairman Kilmer Statement on Speaker Pelosi’s Appointments to the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress
    — Jan 29, 2019

Kilmer Named Chair of Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress
    — Jan 4, 2019