Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions:
Subcommittee on Children and Families

The 115th Congress began at noon on January 3, 2017. Committee assignments for the new Congress have not yet been made. The committee membership information below is as of the end of the 114th Congress, on January 3, 2017.
Chairman:
Sen. Rand Paul [R-KY]
Ranking Member:
Sen. Robert “Bob” Casey [D-PA]
Republicans:
7
Democrats:
4
Independents:
1

The chairman 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.

Chairman
Rand Paul
Kentucky
Republican
Ranking Member
Robert “Bob” Casey Jr.
Pennsylvania
Democrat
Ex Officio
Lamar Alexander
Tennessee
Republican
Ex Officio
Patty Murray
Washington
Democrat
Michael Bennet
Colorado
Democrat
Richard Burr
North Carolina
Republican
Bill Cassidy
Louisiana
Republican
Alan “Al” Franken
Minnesota
Democrat
Orrin Hatch
Utah
Republican
Lisa Murkowski
Alaska
Republican
Pat Roberts
Kansas
Republican
Bernard “Bernie” Sanders
Vermont
Independent