United States House Agriculture Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit
The House Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit is a subcommittee within the House Agriculture Committee. The subcommittee oversees all policies, statutes, and markets relating to commodity exchanges; agricultural credit; rural development; energy; rural electrification..
The subcommittee was formerly known as the Subcommittee on Conservation, Credit, Rural Development and Research prior to the 110th Congress when rural development issues and several other of its responsibilities, such as farm security and family farming matters, plant pests and pesticides, and biotechnology were transferred to other subcommittees. Energy was also added to the subcommittee's title to reflect the committee's continued oversight over the federal Rural Electrification program and the increases development and use of biofuels in the United States.
At the start of the 112th Congress, the subcommittee gained jurisdiction over forestry issues from the Department Operations, Oversight, Nutrition and Forestry and was renamed Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry.
At the start of the 114th Congress, the subcommittee was again renamed and its jurisdictional purview changed.
Members, 115th Congress
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