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Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs is the Senate’s primary oversight committee with broad jurisdiction over government operations generally and the Department of Homeland Security in particular. Its primary responsibilities are to study the efficiency, economy, and effectiveness of all agencies and departments of the federal government; evaluate the effects of laws enacted to reorganize the legislative and executive branches of government; and study the intergovernmental relationships between the U.S. and states and municipalities, and between the U.S. and international organizations of which the U.S. is a member. (source)

http://hsgac.senate.gov/

Chair:
Sen. Ron Johnson [R-WI]
Ranking Member:
Sen. Claire McCaskill [D-MO]
Republicans:
8
Democrats:
7

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 Ron Johnson
Chair
Ron Johnson
Wisconsin
Republican
Ex Officio, Subcommittee on Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations
Portrait of Claire McCaskill
Ranking Member
Claire McCaskill
Missouri
Democrat
Ex Officio, Subcommittee on Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations
Portrait of James Lankford
Regulatory ...
James Lankford
Oklahoma
Republican
Portrait of Rand Paul
Federal ...
Rand Paul
Kentucky
Republican
Portrait of Robert “Rob” Portman
Permanent ...
Robert “Rob” Portman
Ohio
Republican
Portrait of Thomas Carper
Permanent ...
Thomas Carper
Delaware
Democrat
Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations
Portrait of Heidi Heitkamp
Regulatory ...
Heidi Heitkamp
North Dakota
Democrat
Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management
Portrait of Gary Peters
Federal ...
Gary Peters
Michigan
Democrat
Portrait of Steve Daines
Steve Daines
Montana
Republican
Portrait of Michael Enzi
Michael Enzi
Wyoming
Republican
Portrait of Kamala Harris
Kamala Harris
California
Democrat
Portrait of Margaret “Maggie” Hassan
Margaret “Maggie” Hassan
New Hampshire
Democrat
Portrait of John Hoeven
John Hoeven
North Dakota
Republican
Portrait of John McCain
John McCain
Arizona
Republican
Portrait of Jon Tester
Jon Tester
Montana
Democrat

Bills

There are 212 bills referred to this committee. Below find the top 100:

Date PDF Bill
Sep 18, 2017 PDF H.R. 1679: FEMA Accountability, Modernization and Transparency Act of 2017
Sep 14, 2017 PDF S. 1088: Federal Agency Customer Experience Act of 2017
Sep 14, 2017 PDF S. 1103: Department of Homeland Security Blue Campaign Authorization Act of 2017
Aug 1, 2017 PDF S. 504: APEC Business Travel Cards Reauthorization Act of 2017
Jul 24, 2017 PDF S. 595: Anti-Border Corruption Reauthorization Act of 2017
Jul 24, 2017 PDF S. 760: Open, Public, Electronic, and Necessary Government Data Act
Jul 11, 2017 PDF S. 696: Stop Improper Federal Bonuses Act
Jul 11, 2017 PDF S. 829: AFG and SAFER Program Reauthorization Act of 2017
Jul 11, 2017 PDF S. 1099: Saving Federal Dollars Through Better Use of Government Purchase and Travel Cards Act of 2017
Jun 28, 2017 PDF S. 577: Providing Accountability Through Transparency Act of 2017
Jun 28, 2017 PDF S. 579: Early Participation in Regulations Act of 2017
Jun 26, 2017 PDF S. 459: A bill to designate the area between the intersections of Wisconsin Avenue, Northwest and Davis Street, Northwest and Wisconsin Avenue, Northwest and Edmunds Street, Northwest in Washington, District of Columbia, as “Boris Nemtsov Plaza”, and for
May 18, 2017 PDF S. 582: Office of Special Counsel Reauthorization Act of 2017
May 15, 2017 PDF S. 218: Social Security Fraud Prevention Act of 2017
May 4, 2017 PDF S. 585: Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017
May 1, 2017 PDF S. 317: Taxpayers Right-To-Know Act
Apr 24, 2017 PDF S. 188: Eliminating Government-funded Oil-painting Act
Apr 24, 2017 PDF S. 500: Securing our Agriculture and Food Act
Apr 24, 2017 PDF S. 576: Follow the Rules Act
Apr 24, 2017 PDF H.R. 274: Modernizing Government Travel Act
Apr 24, 2017 PDF H.R. 366: DHS SAVE Act
Dec 20, 2016 PDF S. 1378 (114th): Bonuses for Cost-Cutters Act of 2016
Dec 20, 2016 PDF S. 2972 (114th): GRANT Act
Dec 8, 2016 PDF S. 2852 (114th): OPEN Government Data Act
Nov 17, 2016 PDF S. 1869 (114th): Federal Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2016
Oct 27, 2016 PDF S. 1526 (114th): Construction Consensus Procurement Improvement Act of 2015
Oct 27, 2016 PDF S. 2418 (114th): Countering Online Recruitment of Violent Extremists Act of 2016
Sep 27, 2016 PDF S. 2966 (114th): District of Columbia Judicial Financial Transparency Act
Sep 27, 2016 PDF S. 2968 (114th): Office of Special Counsel Reauthorization Act of 2016
Sep 27, 2016 PDF S. 2975 (114th): Federal Information Systems Safeguards Act of 2016
Sep 21, 2016 PDF S. 2849 (114th): GAO Access and Oversight Act of 2016
Sep 6, 2016 PDF S. 1818 (114th): Principled Rulemaking Act of 2015
Sep 6, 2016 PDF S. 1820 (114th): Early Participation in Regulations Act of 2015
Sep 6, 2016 PDF S. 2970 (114th): A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to expand law enforcement availability pay to employees of the Air and Marine Operations of U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Aug 30, 2016 PDF S. 461 (114th): Cross-Border Trade Enhancement Act of 2016
Aug 30, 2016 PDF S. 2509 (114th): Federal Property Management Reform Act of 2016
Aug 30, 2016 PDF S. 2964 (114th): GAO Mandates Revision Act of 2016
Aug 30, 2016 PDF S. 2967 (114th): National Biodefense Strategy Act of 2016
Aug 30, 2016 PDF S. 2971 (114th): National Urban Search and Rescue Response System Act of 2016
Jul 13, 2016 PDF H.R. 1656 (114th): Secret Service Improvements Act of 2016
Jul 12, 2016 PDF H.R. 1557 (114th): Federal Employee Antidiscrimination Act of 2015
Jul 12, 2016 PDF H.R. 3361 (114th): Department of Homeland Security Insider Threat and Mitigation Act of 2016
Jul 11, 2016 PDF S. 2517 (114th): Combat Terrorist Use of Social Media Act of 2016
Jul 11, 2016 PDF S. 2522 (114th): A bill to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to build partnerships to prevent violence by extremists.
Jul 6, 2016 PDF S. 2375 (114th): Federal Asset Sale and Transfer Act of 2015
Jul 6, 2016 PDF S. 2450 (114th): Administrative Leave Act of 2016
Jun 28, 2016 PDF S. 2340 (114th): MEGABYTE Act of 2016
Jun 28, 2016 PDF S. 2976 (114th): DHS Accountability Act of 2016
Jun 20, 2016 PDF S. 1817 (114th): Smarter Regs Act of 2015
Jun 16, 2016 PDF S.Res. 104 (114th): A resolution to express the sense of the Senate regarding the success of Operation Streamline and the importance of prosecuting first time illegal border crossers.
Jun 7, 2016 PDF S. 795 (114th): A bill to enhance whistleblower protection for contractor and grantee employees.
Jun 7, 2016 PDF S. 1411 (114th): Presidential Allowance Modernization Act of 2016
May 26, 2016 PDF S. 2127 (114th): Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act of 2015
May 9, 2016 PDF S. 1073 (114th): Stopping Improper Payments to Deceased People Act
May 9, 2016 PDF S. 1846 (114th): Critical Infrastructure Protection Act of 2016
May 9, 2016 PDF S. 1915 (114th): First Responder Anthrax Preparedness Act
Apr 28, 2016 PDF S. 434 (114th): Security Clearance Accountability, Reform, and Enhancement Act of 2015
Apr 28, 2016 PDF S. 1620 (114th): DHS IT Duplication Reduction Act of 2015
Apr 4, 2016 PDF S. 1873 (114th): Border Security Technology Accountability Act of 2015
Mar 15, 2016 PDF S. 1492 (114th): A bill to direct the Administrator of General Services, on behalf of the Archivist of the United States, to convey certain Federal property located in the State of Alaska to the Municipality of Anchorage, Alaska.
Mar 15, 2016 PDF S. 2133 (114th): Fraud Reduction and Data Analytics Act of 2015
Mar 14, 2016 PDF S. 742 (114th): Stop Wasteful Federal Bonuses Act of 2015
Mar 14, 2016 PDF S. 1638 (114th): Department of Homeland Security Headquarters Consolidation Accountability Act of 2015
Mar 8, 2016 PDF S. 779 (114th): Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act of 2015
Feb 29, 2016 PDF S.Res. 377 (114th): An original resolution directing the Senate Legal Counsel to bring a civil action to enforce a subpoena of the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations.
Jan 12, 2016 PDF S. 2021 (114th): Fair Chance Act
Dec 15, 2015 PDF H.R. 998 (114th): Preclearance Authorization Act of 2015
Dec 8, 2015 PDF S. 1616 (114th): Saving Federal Dollars Through Better Use of Government Purchase and Travel Cards Act of 2015
Dec 7, 2015 PDF S. 2109 (114th): Directing Dollars to Disaster Relief Act of 2015
Nov 30, 2015 PDF S. 1115 (114th): GONE Act
Nov 30, 2015 PDF S. 2093 (114th): A bill to provide that the Secretary of Transportation shall have sole authority to appoint Federal Directors to the Board of Directors of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority.
Nov 30, 2015 PDF S. 2128 (114th): Inspector General Mandates Reporting Act of 2015
Nov 3, 2015 PDF S. 1550 (114th): Program Management Improvement Accountability Act
Oct 22, 2015 PDF S. 1868 (114th): Quarterly Financial Reporting Reauthorization Act of 2015
Oct 19, 2015 PDF S. 1808 (114th): Northern Border Security Review Act
Oct 8, 2015 PDF S. 1864 (114th): Department of Homeland Security Border Security Metrics Act of 2015
Oct 1, 2015 PDF S. 750 (114th): Arizona Borderlands Protection and Preservation Act
Oct 1, 2015 PDF S. 991 (114th): Evidence-Based Policymaking Commission Act of 2015
Sep 21, 2015 PDF H.R. 623 (114th): DHS Social Media Improvement Act of 2015
Sep 17, 2015 PDF S. 1170 (114th): Breast Cancer Research Stamp Reauthorization Act of 2015
Sep 15, 2015 PDF S. 1090 (114th): Emergency Information Improvement Act of 2015
Sep 15, 2015 PDF S. 1580 (114th): Competitive Service Act of 2015
Aug 28, 2015 PDF H.R. 1531 (114th): Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act
Aug 5, 2015 PDF S. 1603 (114th): Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act
Aug 4, 2015 PDF S. 280 (114th): Federal Permitting Improvement Act of 2015
Aug 3, 2015 PDF S. 1629 (114th): District of Columbia Courts, Public Defender Service, and Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency Act of 2015
Jul 27, 2015 PDF S. 310 (114th): EGO Act
Jul 27, 2015 PDF S. 1172 (114th): Edward “Ted” Kaufman and Michael Leavitt Presidential Transitions Improvements Act of 2015
Jul 27, 2015 PDF S. 1576 (114th): Representative Payee Fraud Prevention Act of 2015
Jul 23, 2015 PDF S. 242 (114th): Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2015
Jul 21, 2015 PDF S. 546 (114th): RESPONSE Act of 2016
Jul 21, 2015 PDF S. 614 (114th): Federal Improper Payments Coordination Act of 2015
Jul 7, 2015 PDF S. 1109 (114th): Truth in Settlements Act of 2015
Jun 25, 2015 PDF S. 1180 (114th): Integrated Public Alert and Warning System Modernization Act of 2015
Jun 24, 2015 PDF S. 282 (114th): Taxpayers Right-To-Know Act
Jun 15, 2015 PDF S. 558 (114th): Presidential Library Donation Reform Act of 2015
May 22, 2015 PDF S. 565 (114th): Federal Vehicle Repair Cost Savings Act of 2015
May 21, 2015 PDF H.R. 615 (114th): DHS Interoperable Communications Act
May 14, 2015 PDF H.R. 460 (114th): Human Trafficking Detection Act of 2015
May 5, 2015 PDF S. 136 (114th): Gold Star Fathers Act of 2015
May 5, 2015 PDF S. 579 (114th): Inspector General Empowerment Act of 2015