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United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions

 

United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions

The United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) generally considers matters relating to these issues. Its jurisdiction extends beyond these issues to include several more specific areas, as defined by Senate rules.

Contents

  • Jurisdictional areas 1
  • Members, 113th Congress 2
  • Subcommittees 3
    • Defunct subcommittees 3.1
  • Chairmen 4
    • Education 1869–1870 4.1
    • Education and Labor, 1884–1947 4.2
    • Labor and Public Welfare, 1947–1977 4.3
    • Human Resources, 1977–1979 4.4
    • Labor and Human Resources, 1979–1999 4.5
    • Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, 1999–present 4.6
  • See also 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

Jurisdictional areas

Members, 113th Congress

Majority Minority

Source:

Subcommittee Chair Ranking Member
Children and Families Kay Hagan (D-NC) Michael Enzi (R-WY)
Employment and Workplace Safety Bob Casey (D-PA) Johnny Isakson (R-GA)
Primary Health and Aging Bernie Sanders (I-VT) Richard Burr (R-NC)

Defunct subcommittees

The committee has had other notable subcommittees in the past, such as:

  • the Subcommittee on Migratory Labor during the 1950s through 1970s.
  • the Subcommittee on Health and Scientific Research during the 1970s.

Chairmen

Education 1869–1870

Education and Labor, 1884–1947

Labor and Public Welfare, 1947–1977

Human Resources, 1977–1979

Labor and Human Resources, 1979–1999

Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, 1999–present

See also

References

  1. ^ Sanders is an independent, but caucuses with the Democrats.

External links

  • Official Committee Page
  • Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee member profiles collected news and commentary at The Washington Post
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