COMMITTEE ON HOMELAND SECURITY

Congress formally established the Homeland Security Committee as a standing committee in 2005 to ensure that the American people were protected from terrorist attacks. The committee focuses on legislation and oversight related to the security of the United States.

RANKING MEMBER MIKE ROGERS (R-AL)

Ranking Member Rogers prioritizes keeping the United States safe by keeping Americans protected from potential terrorist attacks, securing our borders, improving cybersecurity, bettering disaster response and making U.S. airport security more efficient and effective. Rogers is also committed to carrying out Congress’s Constitutional duty of conducting robust oversight of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Rogers has served on the Homeland Security Committee since it became a standing committee in 2005. (See more…)

MEMBERS

Mike Rogers

Mike Rogers

AL-03
Peter King

Peter King

NY-02
Michael McCaul

Michael McCaul

TX-10
John Katko

John Katko

NY-24
Mark Walker

Mark Walker

NC-06
Clay Higgins

Clay Higgins

LA-03
Debbie Lesko

Debbie Lesko

AZ-08
Mark Green

Mark Green

TN-07
Van Taylor

Van Taylor

TX-03
John Joyce

John Joyce

PA-13
Dan Crenshaw

Dan Crenshaw

TX-02
Michael Guest

Michael Guest

MS-03

HISTORY

The Committee on Homeland Security was created by the U.S. House of Representatives in 2002 in the aftermath of September 11, 2001. The Committee was first formed as a Select, non-permanent Committee to provide Congressional oversight over the development of the Department of Homeland Security. The Committee was made permanent when it was designated as a Standing Committee of the House on January 4, 2005, the first day of the 109th Congress.

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