Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

Chairman Jamie RaskinWelcome to the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

Chairman Jamie Raskin (MD)

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

Carolyn Maloney

Carolyn Maloney

New York (12)
Wm. Clay

Wm. Clay

Missouri (01)
Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Florida (23)
Robin Kelly

Robin Kelly

Illinois (02)
Jimmy Gomez

Jimmy Gomez

California (34)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

New York (14)
Ayanna Pressley

Ayanna Pressley

Massachusetts (07)
Eleanor Norton

Eleanor Norton

District of Columbia (00)

Ranking Member

Chip Roy

Chip Roy

Texas (21)

Republican Members

Justin Amash

Justin Amash

Michigan (03)
Thomas Massie

Thomas Massie

Kentucky (04)
Mark Meadows

Mark Meadows

North Carolina (11)
Jody Hice

Jody Hice

Georgia (10)
Michael Cloud

Michael Cloud

Texas (27)
Carol Miller

Carol Miller

West Virginia (03)

Recent Activity

Jul 3, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (July 3, 2019)—Today, Rep. Jamie Raskin, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, announced that the Director of the U.S. Census Bureau, Dr. Steven Dillingham, will testify at a hearing on July 24, 2019, on the status of planning and preparations for the 2020 Census.

Jun 6, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (Jun. 5, 2019)—This week, the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties held a hearing on  “Confronting Violent White Supremacy (Part II): Adequacy of the Federal Response.”

 

TAKEAWAYS

 

Jun 3, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (Jun. 3, 2019)— On Tuesday, June 4, 2019, Rep. Jamie Raskin, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, will hold a hearing on “Confronting Violent White Supremacy (Part II): Adequacy of the Federal Response.”

 

May 29, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (May 29, 2019)—This week, the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties held a hearing on “Getting Counted: The Importance of the Census to State and Local Communities.” 

 

TAKEAWAYS

 

May 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (May 24, 2019)— On Tuesday, May 28, 2019, Rep. Jamie Raskin, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, will hold a field hearing requested by Rep. Carolyn B.

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