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)

August 6, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Tim Murphy (R-PA) today released a report entitled, “Information Security at the Dep

July 31, 2015 | Letter

Excerpt: On June 4, 2015, the NIH Clinical Center suspended operations of its Pharmaceutical Development Section after the discovery of serious manufacturing problems and lack of compliance with standard operating procedures. This followed an inspection conducted by the FDA from May 19-29, 2015, which found a series of deficiencies in the PDS physical facility.

July 29, 2015 | Letter

Excerpt: The mismatched seasonal influenza vaccine and the high death rate among the elderly and other high-risk populations in the U.S. during the 2014-2015 influenza season highlight the need for an improved response, including making seasonal influenza vaccines more effective and promptly available.

July 29, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Bipartisan leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell as the committee continues its oversight of the U.S. public health response to the seasonal influenza.

July 28, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep.

July 28, 2015 | Letter

Excerpt: Thank you for your letter of May 27, 2015, relating to the Food and Drug's Administration's (FDA or the Agency) issuance and posting of Untitled Letters. We will be happy to provide you and your staff with a briefing, as requested, and in the meantime, have provided answers to your questions below.