Chairman:  Joe Pitts (PA-16)
Public health and quarantine; hospital construction; mental health; biomedical research and development; health information technology, privacy, and cybersecurity; public health insurance (Medicare, Medicaid) and private health insurance; medical malpractice and medical malpractice insurance; the regulation of food, drugs, and cosmetics; drug abuse; the Department of Health and Human Services; the National Institutes of Health; the Centers for Disease Control; Indian Health Service; and all aspects of the above-referenced jurisdiction related to the Department of Homeland Security.



Joe Pitts (PA), Chairman
Brett Guthrie (KY), Vice Chairman
Ed Whitfield (KY)
John Shimkus (IL)
Tim Murphy (PA)
Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (TX)
Marsha Blackburn (TN)
Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA)
Leonard Lance (NJ)
Morgan Griffith (VA)
Gus Bilirakis (FL)
Billy Long (MO)
Renee Ellmers (NC)
Larry Bucshon (IN)
Susan Brooks (IN)
Chris Collins (NY)
Joe Barton (TX)
Fred Upton (MI) (Ex Officio)


Gene Green (TX), Ranking Member
Eliot L. Engel (NY)
Lois Capps (CA)
Jan Schakowsky (IL)
G. K. Butterfield (NC)
Kathy Castor (FL)
John Sarbanes (MD)
Doris O. Matsui (CA)
Ben Ray Lujan (NM)
Kurt Schrader (OR)
Joseph P. Kennedy, III (MA)
Tony Cardenas (CA)
Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ) (Ex Officio)

May 19, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today continued its investigation into the handling of select agents at federal laboratories.

May 19, 2015 | Letter

Excerpt: We believe the information and evidence developed from this investigation provides a basis to believe that there were additional lapses and concerns involved with the retention of the smallpox samples than just the failure to account for undiscovered, and presumably abandoned, materials.

May 19, 2015 | Blog Post

The Flood of Support Continues Ahead of Vote TOMORROW

May 18, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This week the House Energy and Commerce Committee will advance the nonpartisan 21st Century Cures Act, the product of more than a year of listening to patients and health care leaders through hearings, roundtables, white paper responses, and on social media.

May 18, 2015 | Blog Post

More Support Pours in Ahead of Vote THIS WEEK

May 15, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing and vote schedule for the week of May 18. The full committee will vote on the nonpartisan 21st Century Cures Act. Members will also continue work to build the Architecture of Abundance and conduct oversight of the Consumer Product Safety Commission and the nation’s opioid abuse epidemic.