Joint Committee on the Library

This is a “joint” committee, which means it has members from both the House and Senate. We do not currently have information on the House members of joint committees.

The 115th Congress began at noon on January 3, 2017. Committee assignments for the new Congress have not yet been made. The committee membership information below is as of the end of the 114th Congress, on January 3, 2017.

https://cha.house.gov/jointcommittees/joint-committee-library

Chairman:
Sen. Roy Blunt [R-MO]
Chairman:
Rep. Gregg Harper [R-MS3]
Republicans:
5
Democrats:
4

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.

Chairman
Roy Blunt
Senator
Missouri
Republican
Chairman
Gregg Harper
Representative
MS-3
Republican
Robert Brady
Representative
PA-1
Democrat
Shelley Capito
Senator
West Virginia
Republican
Tom Cole
Representative
OK-4
Republican
Patrick Leahy
Senator
Vermont
Democrat
Zoe Lofgren
Representative
CA-19
Democrat
Pat Roberts
Senator
Kansas
Republican
Charles “Chuck” Schumer
Senator
New York
Democrat

No bills have been assigned to this committee.