United States Congress Joint Economic Committee

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Joint Economic Committee
Standing committee
Active
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United States Congress
116th Congress
History
Formed1946
Leadership
ChairMike Lee (R)
Since January 3, 2019
Vice chairCarolyn Maloney (D)
Since January 3, 2019
Structure
Seats16
Political partiesMajority (12)
Minority (8)
Website
jec.senate.gov

The Joint Economic Committee (JEC) is one of four standing joint committees of the U.S. Congress. The committee was established as a part of the Employment Act of 1946, which deemed the committee responsible for reporting the current economic condition of the United States and for making suggestions for improvement to the economy. The JEC is chaired by Senator Mike Lee of Utah.

Jurisdiction[edit]

  • Study the implications of the Economic Report of the President
  • Seek ways to coordinate programs involved in the Report
  • File an annual report relating to its study of these implications and programs with the Senate, the House of Representatives, and all Congressional committees having legislative duties relating to the Report
  • Make other reports and recommendations to the Senate and the House as the committee members see fit
  • Hold hearings on the report and other economic matters as the committee members see fit.[1]

Members, 116th Congress[edit]

Majority Minority
Senate members
House members

Source [2][3]

Members, 115th Congress[edit]

Majority Minority
Senate members
House members

Source [4] [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Senate. Rules and Administration Committee. Authority and Rules of Senate Committees, 2009–2010. (Senate Document 111-3) Washington, DC: GPO, 2009. p.223 See also 15 USC 1024.
  2. ^ https://www.democrats.senate.gov/newsroom/press-releases/schumer-announces-senate-democratic-committee-memberships-for-the-116th-congress. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ Pelosi Names Members to the Joint Economic Committee
  4. ^ Committee, United States Joint Economic. "About - United States Joint Economic Committee". www.jec.senate.gov. Retrieved 2017-01-08.
  5. ^ "U.S. Senate: Joint Economic Committee". www.senate.gov. Retrieved 2017-01-08.

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