Jan 25 2017

Shelby Announces Committee Chairmanship & Assignments for 115th Congress

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today released a statement on being named chairman of the United States Senate Committee on Rules and Administration and receiving his committee and subcommittee assignments for the 115th Congress. 

In addition to serving as the Rules Committee Chairman, Senator Shelby will be the most senior Republican member on the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs and the third most senior Republican member on the Senate Committee on Appropriations

On the Appropriations Committee, Senator Shelby will serve as the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies.  Additionally, he will serve as a member of the following subcommittees: Defense; Energy and Water Development; Homeland Security; Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies; and Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies. 

On the Senate Banking Committee, Senator Shelby will serve as a member of the following subcommittees: Securities, Insurance, and Investment; Financial Institutions and Consumer Protections; and Housing, Transportation, and Community Development.

“It is an honor to lead the Senate Rules Committee and to continue to serve on the Banking and Appropriations Committees in the 115th Congress,” said Senator Shelby.  “There is much work to be done, and I look forward to hitting the ground running in these committees to deliver the results that the American people expect and deserve.”

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