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  • Aviation

    The Subcommittee on Aviation has jurisdiction over all aspects of civil aviation, including safety, infrastructure, labor, commerce, and international issues. All programs of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), except for research activities,...

  • Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation

    The Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation conducts oversight of the United States Coast Guard, the Service responsible for enforcing the Nation’s laws on waters under U.S. jurisdiction and on the high seas. The Coast Guards many mi...

  • Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management

    The Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management conducts oversight of programs addressing the federal management of emergencies and natural disasters, including the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and ...

  • Highways and Transit

    The Subcommittee on Highways and Transit has responsibility for the development of national surface transportation policy, including policies related to the construction and improvement of highway and transit facilities, of safety and research progr...

  • Oversight and Investigations

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  • Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials

    The Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials has jurisdiction over the economic and safety regulation of railroads, the transportation of hazardous materials, and the issue of pipeline safety. The Subcommittee also has jurisdict...

  • Water Resources and Environment

    The jurisdiction of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment consists generally of matters relating to water resources development, conservation and management, water pollution control and water infrastructure, and hazardous waste cleanup...