Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, which has oversight jurisdiction over: issues related to civil rights, civil liberties and the equal protection of laws, including voting rights, freedom of religion, speech, press, and assembly; equal employment; nondisclosure agreements; and criminal justice reform policies; and legislative and oversight jurisdiction over the Census Bureau and the Census.

Chair

Jamie Raskin

Jamie Raskin

Maryland (08)

Democratic Members

Kweisi Mfume

Kweisi Mfume

Maryland (07)
Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Florida (23)
Robin Kelly

Robin Kelly

Illinois (02)
Ayanna Pressley

Ayanna Pressley

(07)
Eleanor Norton

Eleanor Norton

District of Columbia (00)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

New York (14)
Rashida Tlaib

Rashida Tlaib

Michigan (13)
Danny Davis

Danny Davis

Illinois (07)

Ranking Member

Pete Sessions

Pete Sessions

Texas (17)

Republican Members

Jim Jordan

Jim Jordan

Ohio (04)
Andy Biggs

Andy Biggs

Arizona (05)
Nancy Mace

Nancy Mace

South Carolina (01)
C. Franklin

C. Franklin

Florida (15)
Byron Donalds

Byron Donalds

Florida (19)
Clay Higgins

Clay Higgins

Louisiana (03)

Recent Activity

May 27, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (May 27, 2021)— Yesterday, Rep.

May 26, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (May 26, 2021)—Below is Committee on Oversight and Reform Chairwoman Carolyn B.

May 26, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (May 26, 2021)—Below is Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Chairman Jamie Raskin’s opening statement, as prepared for delivery, for today’s hearing examining the role of militia groups in the current rise of violent right-wing extremism.

 

May 26, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (May 26, 2021)—Today, Rep. Jamie Raskin, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, sent a letter to Alejandro N.

May 20, 2021 Press Release

Washington D.C. (May 20, 2021)—On Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at 2:00 p.m., Rep. Jamie Raskin, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, will hold a hearing examining the role of militia groups in the current rise of violent right-wing extremism.

May 19, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (May 19, 2021)—Today, Rep.

May 5, 2021 Press Release

Washington D.C. (May 5, 2021)— Today, Rep. Jamie Raskin, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, held a hearing examining poor treatment of farmers by Cheniere Energy, which owns the Midship pipeline in Oklahoma. 

 

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Subcommittee's Activity in Previous Congress