COMMITTEES AND CAUCUSES

Bill currently sits on the House Committees on Homeland Security and Foreign Affairs.  These committees hold hearings on policy issues and review bills before they are considered by the full House of Representatives.
 
COMMITTEES
The House Committee on Foreign Affairs
 
The Foreign Affairs Committee handles legislation relating to the deployment of the United States Armed Forces; enforcement of United Nations sanctions; the Peace Corps; national security developments affecting foreign policy; embassy security; and issues relating to the Arms Export Control Act.
 
Foreign Affairs Subcommittees on which Bill Serves:
Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade: *Bill is the Ranking Member of this Subcommittee.
Europe, Eurasia and Emerging Threats Subcommittee
 
The House Homeland Security Committee
 
The Homeland Security Committee was created in 2002 as a direct result of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, and has jurisdiction over issues relating to national security.
 
Homeland Security Subcommittees on which Bill Serves:
Counterterrorism and Intelligence Subcommittee
Subcommittee on Transportation Security
 
CAUCUSES
In addition to his legislative duties on the Foreign Affairs and Homeland Security Committees, Bill also serves as a member of several Congressional Caucuses, which are groups of Members committed to advancing particular policy objectives or supporting shared principles.
 
Addiction, Treatment, and Recovery Caucus 
Alzheimer's Disease Task Force
Animal Welfare Caucus
Anti-Bullying Caucus
Arthritis Caucus 
Arts Caucus 
Autism Caucus 
Bangladesh Caucus
Biomedical Research Caucus
Childhood Cancer Caucus 
Coalition for Autism Research and Education (CARE)
Coast Guard Caucus 
Community Health Center Caucus
Cranberry Caucus - *Bill is a co-chair of this Caucus
Crohn’s and Colitis Caucus
Cybersecurity Caucus
Cystic Fibrosis Caucus
Deadliest Cancers Caucus 
Democratic Israel Working Group
Diabetes Caucus 
Disaster Relief Caucus
Fire Services Caucus 
Foster Youth Caucus
Fragile X Caucus 
French Caucus - *Bill is a co-chair of this Caucus
Friends of the Irish National Caucus 
Georgia Caucus
German-American Caucus - *Bill is a co-chair of this Caucus
Hellenic Caucus
High-Speed & Intercity Passenger Rail Caucus 
Historic Preservation Caucus
Hospitality Caucus
House Specialty Crops Caucus
Invasive Species Caucus
Invisible Wounds Caucus 
Kidney Caucus
LGBT Equality Caucus
Lupus Caucus - *Bill is a co-chair of this Caucus
Lyme Disease Caucus
Military Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Caucus
Military Sexual Assault Prevention Caucus 
National Guard and Reserve Component Caucus
National Marine Sanctuary Caucus
National Parks Caucus
Native Americans Caucus
Oceans Caucus
PORTS Caucus
Prescription Drug Abuse Caucus 
Rare Diseases Caucus
Research and Development Caucus
Shellfish Caucus
Shipbuilding Caucus
Singapore Caucus
STEAM Caucus
STEM Education Caucus
Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC)
TRIO Caucus
TTIP Caucus - *Bill is a co-chair of this Caucus
Unmanned Systems Caucus 
Veterans Jobs Caucus
Victim’s Rights Caucus
Zoo & Aquarium Caucus