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Senate Committee on the Judiciary

The Senate Committee on the Judiciary provides oversight of the Department of Justice and the agencies under the Department's jurisdiction, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Department of Homeland Security. It also plays an important role in the consideration of nominations and pending legislation. Any legislation related to civil liberty, constitutional amendments, immigration and naturalization, and a variety of other topics is referred to the Committee. (source)

Chair:
Sen. Charles “Chuck” Grassley [R-IA]
Ranking Member:
Sen. Dianne Feinstein [D-CA]
Republicans:
11
Democrats:
10

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 Charles “Chuck” Grassley
Chair
Republican
Iowa
Portrait of Dianne Feinstein
Ranking Member
Democrat
California
Portrait of John Cornyn
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
Texas
chair, Subcommittee on Border Security and Immigration
Portrait of Ted Cruz
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
Texas
chair, Subcommittee on the Constitution
Portrait of Jeff Flake
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
Arizona
chair, Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law
Portrait of Lindsey Graham
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
South Carolina
chair, Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism
Portrait of Mike Lee
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
Utah
Portrait of Benjamin Sasse
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
Nebraska
Portrait of Richard Blumenthal
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
Connecticut
Portrait of Chris Coons
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
Delaware
ranking member, Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law
Portrait of Richard Durbin
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
Illinois
ranking member, Subcommittee on Border Security and Immigration
Portrait of Mazie Hirono
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
Hawaii
ranking member, Subcommittee on the Constitution
Portrait of Amy Klobuchar
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
Minnesota
Portrait of Sheldon Whitehouse
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
Rhode Island
ranking member, Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism
Portrait of Cory Booker
Democrat
New Jersey
Portrait of Michael Crapo
Republican
Idaho
Portrait of Kamala Harris
Democrat
California
Portrait of Orrin Hatch
Republican
Utah
Portrait of John Kennedy
Republican
Louisiana
Portrait of Patrick Leahy
Democrat
Vermont
Portrait of Thom Tillis
Republican
North Carolina

Bills

There are 561 bills referred to this committee. Below find the top 100: