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Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions has jurisdiction over most of the agencies, institutes, and programs of the Department of Health and Human Services, including the Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health, the Administration on Aging, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. (source)

Chair:
Sen. Lamar Alexander [R-TN]
Ranking Member:
Sen. Patty Murray [D-WA]
Republicans:
12
Democrats:
10
Independents:
1

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 Lamar Alexander
Chair
Republican
Tennessee
ex officio, Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety
Portrait of Patty Murray
Ranking Member
Democrat
Washington
ex officio, Subcommittee on Primary Health and Retirement Security
Portrait of Michael Enzi
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
Wyoming
Portrait of John “Johnny” Isakson
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
Georgia
chair, Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety
Portrait of Rand Paul
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
Kentucky
chair, Subcommittee on Children and Families
Portrait of Tammy Baldwin
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
Wisconsin
ranking member, Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety
Portrait of Robert “Bob” Casey Jr.
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
Pennsylvania
ranking member, Subcommittee on Children and Families
Portrait of Bernard “Bernie” Sanders
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Independent
Vermont
ranking member, Subcommittee on Primary Health and Retirement Security
Portrait of Michael Bennet
Democrat
Colorado
Portrait of Richard Burr
Republican
North Carolina
Portrait of Bill Cassidy
Republican
Louisiana
Portrait of Susan Collins
Republican
Maine
Portrait of Margaret “Maggie” Hassan
Democrat
New Hampshire
Portrait of Orrin Hatch
Republican
Utah
Portrait of Doug Jones
Democrat
Alabama
Portrait of Timothy Kaine
Democrat
Virginia
Portrait of Lisa Murkowski
Republican
Alaska
Portrait of Christopher Murphy
Democrat
Connecticut
Portrait of Pat Roberts
Republican
Kansas
Portrait of Tim Scott
Republican
South Carolina
Portrait of Tina Smith
Democrat
Minnesota
Portrait of Elizabeth Warren
Democrat
Massachusetts
Portrait of Todd Young
Republican
Indiana

Reports

Date PDF Bill
Mar 17, 2016 PDF S. 1177 (114th): Every Student Succeeds Act