Committee Meeting — Feb 24, 2016 10 a.m.
A Review of United States Army Corps of Engineers Reports to Congress on Future Water Resources Development and Chief’s Reports (Location: RHOB 2167)
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The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has jurisdiction over all modes of transportation: aviation, maritime and waterborne transportation, highways, bridges, mass transit, and railroads. The Committee also has jurisdiction over other aspects of our national infrastructure, such as clean water and waste water management, the transport of resources by pipeline, flood damage reduction, the management of federally owned real estate and public buildings, the development of economically depressed rural and urban areas, disaster preparedness and response, and hazardous materials transportation. (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 397 bills referred to this committee. Below find the top 100: