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Congressman Bill Keating

Representing the 9th District of Massachusetts

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.


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


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