Oversight and Investigations

Chairman:  Tim Murphy (PA-18)
Responsibility for oversight of agencies, departments, and programs related to the jurisdiction of the full committee, and for conducting investigations.



Tim Murphy (PA), Chairman
David McKinley (WV), Vice Chairman
Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (TX)
Marsha Blackburn (TN)
Morgan Griffith (VA)
Larry Bucshon (IN)
Bill Flores (TX)
Susan Brooks (IN)
Markwayne Mullin (OK)
Richard Hudson (NC)
Chris Collins (NY)
Kevin Cramer (ND)
Joe Barton (TX)
Fred Upton (MI) (Ex Officio)


Diana DeGette (CO), Ranking Member
Jan Schakowsky (IL)
Kathy Castor (FL)
Paul Tonko (NY)
John Yarmuth (KY)
Yvette D. Clarke (NY)
Joseph P. Kennedy, III (MA)
Gene Green (TX)
Peter Welch (VT)
Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ) (Ex Officio)

June 12, 2015 | Letter

Excerpt: We remain deeply concerned by the issue of inactivation protocols and procedures for studying dangerous pathogens in our federal research laboratories, an issue that this committee has been overseeing since similar incidents occurred at the CDC more than a year ago. We understand that Dugway was inspected a number of times in the past decade by the CDC’s Division of Select Agent

June 12, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr.

June 11, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – As part of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s ongoing efforts to improve the nation’s mental health system, the committee today released a new report from the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office entitled, “Better Docu

June 10, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Continuing its longstanding efforts to improve safety at some of the nation’s most critical nuclear sites, House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today released a report by the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office (GAO) wi

June 9, 2015 | Letter

Excerpt: We are writing with several questions concerning digital certificates, which are used to ensure the confidentiality and security of sensitive information transmitted through Internet transactions.

To read the letter to Apple, click here.

June 5, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing schedule for the week of June 8. The committee will discuss the FCC’s proposal to close field offices, review bipartisan legislation to continue support for 9/11 victims and families, investigate a radiological incident at a DOE site, and examine EPA’s burdensome ozone rule.