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 57 bills referred to this committee.

Recent Activity

Committee Meeting

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Meeting

Business meeting to consider an original bill entitled, "Inspector General Empowerment Act of 2015", 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, H.R.460, to direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to train Department of Homeland Security personnel how to effectively deter, detect, disrupt, and prevent human trafficking during the course of their primary roles and responsibilities, H.R.615, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the Under Secretary for Management of the Department of Homeland Security to take administrative action to achieve and maintain interoperable communications capabilities among the components of the Department of Homeland Security, an original bill entitled, "Federal Improper Payments Coordination Act", an original bill entitled, "Presidential Library Donations Act", an original bill entitled, "Federal Vehicle Repair Costs Savings Act", S.546, to establish the Railroad Emergency Services Preparedness, Operational Needs, and Safety Evaluation (RESPONSE) Subcommittee under the Federal Emergency Management Agency's National Advisory Council to provide recommendations on emergency responder training and resources relating to hazardous materials incidents involving railroads, S.242, to amend title 5, United States Code, to provide leave to any new Federal employee who is a veteran with a service-connected disability rated at 30 percent or more for purposes of undergoing medical treatment for such disability, S.86, to amend title 44 of the United States Code, to provide for the suspension of fines under certain circumstances for first-time paperwork violations by small business concerns, and S.136, to amend chapter 21 of title 5, United States Code, to provide that fathers of certain permanently disabled or deceased veterans shall be included with mothers of such veterans as preference eligibles for treatment in the civil service. (Location: SD-342)

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Mar 4, 2015 10 a.m.