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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
ex officio, Subcommittee on Primary Health and Retirement Security
Portrait of Patty Murray
Ranking Member
Democrat
ex officio, Subcommittee on Primary Health and Retirement Security
Portrait of Michael Enzi
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
Portrait of John “Johnny” Isakson
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
chair, Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety
Portrait of Rand Paul
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
chair, Subcommittee on Children and Families
Portrait of Robert “Bob” Casey Jr.
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
ranking member, Subcommittee on Children and Families
Portrait of Alan “Al” Franken
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
ranking member, Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety
Portrait of Bernard “Bernie” Sanders
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Independent
ranking member, Subcommittee on Primary Health and Retirement Security
Portrait of Tammy Baldwin
Democrat
Portrait of Michael Bennet
Democrat
Portrait of Richard Burr
Republican
Portrait of Bill Cassidy
Republican
Portrait of Susan Collins
Republican
Portrait of Orrin Hatch
Republican
Portrait of Timothy Kaine
Democrat
Portrait of Lisa Murkowski
Republican
Portrait of Pat Roberts
Republican
Portrait of Tim Scott
Republican
Portrait of Elizabeth Warren
Democrat
Portrait of Todd Young
Republican

Bills

There are 296 bills referred to this committee. Below find the top 100:

Reports

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