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Chairman Nadler & Ranking Member Collins Hold First Judiciary Committee Meeting of the 116th Congress, Announce Committee Roster

Washington, January 25, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Yesterday, the House Judiciary Committee held its first full Committee meeting to introduce new Members, adopt Committee Rules of Procedure, appoint Subcommittee Chairs and Ranking Members, and approve the assignment of Members to Subcommittees. Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Ranking Member Doug Collins (R-GA) released the following statements after the Committee’s first meeting of the 116th Congress:

Chairman Nadler said, “I’m proud to welcome all of our Members to the House Judiciary Committee this Congress. The Committee has remained one of the most active committees in the House through lively debates, bipartisan partnerships, and advancing critical legislation.  I expect this to continue and look forward to hearing from my colleagues on both sides of the aisle as we prepare to take on some of the most pressing issues of our time. I have worked closely with Ranking Member Collins on many issues in the past and hope that we will find more common ground over the next two years.”

Ranking Member Collins said, “It’s a great pleasure to join Chairman Nadler in welcoming our colleagues to the House Judiciary Committee. The opportunities our committee has to serve Americans and strengthen our democratic institutions are almost limitless. Together, we’ve built a legacy of passionate debate and bipartisan success. I look forward to hearing from every lawmaker on this committee and to deepening our collaboration throughout this Congress.”

Below is the full House Judiciary Committee Structure for the 116th Congress:

DEMOCRATIC MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

  • Rep. Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), Chair
  • Rep. Zoe Lofgren (CA-19)
  • Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18)
  • Rep. Steve Cohen (TN-9)
  • Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-4)
  • Rep. Ted Deutch (FL-22)
  • Rep. Karen Bass (CA-37)
  • Rep. Cedric Richmond (LA-2)
  • Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8)
  • Rep. David Cicilline (RI-1)
  • Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15)
  • Rep. Ted Lieu (CA-33)
  • Rep. Jamie Raskin (MD-8)
  • Rep. Pramila Jayapal (WA-7)
  • Rep. Val Demings (FL-10)
  • Rep. Lou Correa (CA-46)
  • Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-5), Vice Chair
  • Rep. Sylvia Garcia (TX-29)
  • Rep. Joe Neguse (CO-2)
  • Rep. Lucy McBath (GA-6)
  • Rep. Greg Stanton (AZ-9)
  • Rep. Madeleine Dean (PA-4)
  • Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (FL-26)
  • Rep. Veronica Escobar (TX-16)

REPUBLICAN MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

  • Rep. Doug Collins (GA-9), Ranking Member
  • Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (WI-5)
  • Rep. Steve Chabot (OH-1)
  • Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-1)
  • Rep. Jim Jordan (OH-4)
  • Rep. Ken Buck (CO-4)
  • Rep. John Ratcliffe (TX-4)
  • Rep. Martha Roby (AL-2)
  • Rep. Matt Gaetz (FL-1)
  • Rep. Mike Johnson (LA-4)
  • Rep. Andy Biggs (AZ-5)
  • Rep. Tom McClintock (CA-4)
  • Rep. Debbie Lesko (AZ-8)
  • Rep. Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14)
  • Rep. Ben Cline (VA-6)
  • Rep. Kelly Armstrong (ND-At Large)
  • Rep. Greg Steube (FL-17)





 

COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY SUBCOMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS

Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law

Democrats

  • Rep. Cicilline, Chair
  • Rep. Johnson
  • Rep. Raskin
  • Rep. Jayapal
  • Rep. Demings
  • Rep. Scanlon
  • Rep. Neguse, Vice Chair
  • Rep. McBath

Republicans

  • Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, Ranking Member
  • Rep. Gaetz
  • Rep. Buck
  • Rep. Armstrong
  • Rep. Steube

 

Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

Democrats

  • Rep. Cohen, Chair
  • Rep. Raskin, Vice Chair
  • Rep. Swalwell
  • Rep. Scanlon
  • Rep. Dean
  • Rep. Garcia
  • Rep. Escobar
  • Rep. Jackson Lee

Republicans

  • Rep. Johnson, Ranking Member
  • Rep. Gohmert
  • Rep. Jordan
  • Rep. Reschenthaler
  • Rep. Cline
  • Rep. Armstrong

 

Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security

Democrats

  • Rep. Bass, Chair
  • Rep. Jackson Lee
  • Rep. Demings, Vice Chair
  • Rep. McBath
  • Rep. Deutch
  • Rep. Richmond
  • Rep. Jeffries
  • Rep. Cicilline
  • Rep. Lieu
  • Rep. Dean
  • Rep. Mucarsel-Powell
  • Rep. Cohen

Republicans

  • Rep. Ratcliffe, Ranking Member
  • Rep. Sensenbrenner
  • Rep. Chabot
  • Rep. Gohmert
  • Rep. McClintock
  • Rep. Lesko
  • Rep. Reschenthaler
  • Rep. Cline
  • Rep. Steube

 

Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship

Democrats

  • Rep. Lofgren, Chair
  • Rep. Jayapal, Vice Chair
  • Rep. Correa
  • Rep. Garcia
  • Rep. Neguse
  • Rep. Mucarsel-Powell
  • Rep. Escobar
  • Rep. Jackson Lee
  • Rep. Scanlon

Republicans

  • Rep. Buck, Ranking Member
  • Rep. Biggs
  • Rep. McClintock
  • Rep. Lesko
  • Rep. Armstrong
  • Rep. Steube


Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet

Democrats

  • Rep. Johnson, Chair
  • Rep. Deutch
  • Rep. Richmond
  • Rep. Jeffries
  • Rep. Lieu
  • Rep. Stanton
  • Rep. Lofgren
  • Rep. Cohen
  • Rep. Bass
  • Rep. Swalwell
  • Rep. Correa, Vice Chair

Republicans

  • Rep. Roby, Ranking Member
  • Rep. Chabot
  • Rep. Jordan
  • Rep. Ratcliffe
  • Rep. Gaetz
  • Rep. Johnson
  • Rep. Biggs
  • Rep. Reschenthaler
  • Rep. Cline

In addition to holding the first organizational meeting, the Judiciary Majority appointed the following Members to serve as Vice Chairs for the Subcommittees:

  • Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law Subcommittee Vice Chair Joe Neguse
  • Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Subcommittee Vice Chair Jamie Raskin
  • Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet Subcommittee Vice Chair Lou Correa
  • Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security Vice Chair Val Demings
  • Immigration and Citizenship Subcommittee Vice Chair Pramila Jayapal

 

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