National Security

The Subcommittee on National Security is chaired by Rep. Jason Chaffetz (UT-03) and is primarily responsible for overseeing the Departments of State, Defense and Homeland Security, and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The Subcommittee holds hearings and conducts investigations of policies, personnel and procedures within these executive entities. The Subcommittee has legislative jurisdiction over drug policy, and oversees the policies of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP).

Upcoming Hearings

Challenges Facing OIRA in Ensuring Transparency and Effective Rulemaking

Local Time: 2:00 p.m. in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building

Rebuilding the Chemical Safety Board: Finding a Solution to the CSB’s Governance and Management Challenges

Local Time: 9:00 a.m. in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building

Cybersecurity: The Evolving Nature of Cyber Threats Facing the Private Sector

Local Time: 9:00 a.m. in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building

Recent Hearings

Cybersecurity: The Evolving Nature of Cyber Threats Facing the Private Sector

Local Time: 9:00 a.m. in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building

Rebuilding the Chemical Safety Board: Finding a Solution to the CSB’s Governance and Management Challenges

Local Time: 9:00 a.m. in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building

Challenges Facing OIRA in Ensuring Transparency and Effective Rulemaking

Local Time: 2:00 p.m. in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building
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Press Releases

Chairman Meadows Examines Freedom of Information and Transparency of Federal Government

February 27, 2015
“People that have called me prior to this hearing say that on a number of occasions they feel like...

IRS Investigation–Chairman Chaffetz opening statement

February 26, 2015
Opening Statement – Chairman Jason Chaffetz February 26, 2015 “IRS: TIGTA Update” [AS PREPARED...

EPA Rules Looks to Regulate Puddles, Energy Production, and Much, Much More

February 26, 2015
The House Oversight Committee Subcommittee on the Interior today held a hearing to examine the impac...
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Committee Chairman

Member
Ron DeSantis
(FL-06)

Republican Committee Members

Vice Chair
Steve Russell
(OK-5)
Member
Jody Hice
(GA-10)
Member
John Duncan
(TN-02)
Member
John Mica
(FL-07)
Member
William Hurd
(TX-23)

Democrat Committee Members

Ranking Member
Stephen Lynch
(MA-8)
Member
Brenda Lawrence
(MI-14)
Member
Robin Kelly
(IL-02)
Member
Ted Lieu
(CA-33)