United States House Committee on Foreign Affairs
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The United States House Committee on Foreign Affairs of the United States House of Representatives, also known as the House Foreign Affairs Committee, is a standing committee of the United States House of Representatives, which has jurisdiction over bills and investigations related to the foreign affairs of the United States.
Eliot Engel of New York is the Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and has served since January 2019.
From 1975 to 1978 and from 1995 to 2007, it was renamed the Committee on International Relations. In January 2007 (and January 1979), it changed back to its original name. Its jurisdiction is and was the same under both names.
Members, 116th CongressEdit
Historical membership rostersEdit
|Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations||Karen Bass (D-CA)||Chris Smith (R-NJ)|
|Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation||Ami Bera (D-CA)||Ted Yoho (R-FL)|
|Europe, Eurasia, Energy, and the Environment||Bill Keating (D-MA)||Adam Kinzinger (R-IL)|
|Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism||Ted Deutch (D-FL)||Joe Wilson (R-SC)|
|Oversight and Investigations||Joaquin Castro (D-TX)||Lee Zeldin (R-NY)|
|Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade||Albio Sires (D-NJ)||Francis Rooney (R-FL)|
List of chairmenEdit
Data from the Committee's official website:
- "Full Committee". Foreign Affairs Committee.
- "Subcommittees". House Foreign Affairs Committee. Retrieved 2020-07-16.
- "Engel Announces Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Democrats and Committee Vice Chair". House Foreign Affairs Committee. 2019-01-29. Retrieved 2020-07-16.
- "Engel Announces Changes to Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Leadership". House Foreign Affairs Committee. 2019-12-13. Retrieved 2020-07-16.
- "McCaul Announces Republican Subcommittee Leadership and Membership Rosters at 116th Committee Organizational Meeting". Committee on Foreign Affairs. Retrieved 2020-07-16.
- "Past Chairs of the Committee". History of the Committee. U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs. Retrieved February 5, 2012.
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