United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions

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The United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) generally considers matters relating to these issues. Its jurisdiction extends beyond these issues to include several more specific areas, as defined by Senate rules.

Jurisdictional areas[edit]

Members, 113th Congress[edit]

Majority Minority

Source: 2013 Congressional Record, Vol. 159, Page S296 to 297

Subcommittees[edit]

Subcommittee Chair Ranking Member
Children and Families Kay Hagan (D-NC) Michael Enzi (R-WY)
Employment and Workplace Safety Bob Casey (D-PA) Johnny Isakson (R-GA)
Primary Health and Aging Bernie Sanders (I-VT) Richard Burr (R-NC)

Defunct subcommittees[edit]

The committee has had other notable subcommittees in the past, such as:

  • the Subcommittee on Migratory Labor during the 1950s through 1970s.
  • the Subcommittee on Health and Scientific Research during the 1970s.

Chairmen[edit]

Education 1869–1870[edit]

Education and Labor, 1884–1947[edit]

Labor and Public Welfare, 1947–1977[edit]

Human Resources, 1977–1979[edit]

Labor and Human Resources, 1979–1999[edit]

Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, 1999–present[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sanders is an independent, but caucuses with the Democrats.

External links[edit]