Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Chairman
Sen. Ron Johnson [R-WI]
Ranking Member
Sen. Thomas Carper [D-DE]

The chairman is always selected from the majority party. The ranking member is the most senior member of the minority party.

Republicans
9
Democrats
7
Track Committee
Official Website: http://hsgac.senate.gov/

Committee Members

Chairman
Ron Johnson
Wisconsin
Republican
Ranking Member
Thomas Carper
Delaware
Democrat
Regulatory ...
James Lankford
Oklahoma
Republican
Federal ...
Rand Paul
Kentucky
Republican
Permanent ...
Robert “Rob” Portman
Ohio
Republican
Kelly Ayotte
New Hampshire
Republican
Tammy Baldwin
Wisconsin
Democrat
Cory Booker
New Jersey
Democrat
Michael Enzi
Wyoming
Republican
Joni Ernst
Iowa
Republican
Heidi Heitkamp
North Dakota
Democrat
John McCain
Arizona
Republican
Claire McCaskill
Missouri
Democrat
Gary Peters
Michigan
Democrat
Benjamin Sasse
Nebraska
Republican
Jon Tester
Montana
Democrat

Committee Bills

Browse 95 bills referred to this committee.

Recent Activity

Committee Meeting

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Meeting

Business meeting to consider S.280, to improve the efficiency, management, and interagency coordination of the Federal permitting process through reforms overseen by the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, S. 1180, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to modernize the integrated public alert and warning system of the United States, S.750, to achieve border security on certain Federal lands along the Southern border, S.282, to provide taxpayers with an annual report disclosing the cost and performance of Government programs and areas of duplication among them, S.1109, to require adequate information regarding the tax treatment of payments under settlement agreements entered into by Federal agencies, S.1172, to improve the process of presidential transition, S.434, to strengthen the accountability of individuals involved in misconduct affecting the integrity of background investigations, to update guidelines for security clearances, to prevent conflicts of interest relating to contractors providing background investigation fieldwork services and investigative support services, H.R.623, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize the Department of Homeland Security to establish a social media working group, S.179, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 14 3rd Avenue, NW, in Chisholm, Minnesota, as the "James L. Oberstar Memorial Post Office Building", S.994, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1 Walter Hammond Place in Waldwick, New Jersey, as the "Staff Sergeant Joseph D'Augustine Post Office Building", H.R.651, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 820 Elmwood Avenue in Providence, Rhode Island, as the "Sister Ann Keefe Post Office", and the nominations of David Michael Bennett, of North Carolina, Mickey D. Barnett, of New Mexico, Stephen Crawford, of Maryland, and James C. Miller, III, of Virginia, each to be a Governor of the United States Postal Service. (Location: SD-342)

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May 6, 2015 10 a.m.

Introduced

S. 1180: A bill to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to modernize the integrated public alert and warning system of the United States, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Ron Johnson [R-WI]

This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration.

Sen. Ron Johnson [R-WI] is the chairman of the committee.

May 4, 2015