Chairmanship of joint committees alternates with each Congress between the senior majority Senator and the senior majority Representative. For purpose of seniority on joint committees, total time in Congress — Senate and House — is counted.
Table of Joint committee chairs and ranking members in the 112th Congress:
|Joint Economic Committee||Sen. Bob Casey (D)||Rep. Kevin Brady (R)|
|Joint Committee on the Library||Sen. Chuck Schumer (D)||Rep. Gregg Harper (R)|
|Joint Committee on Printing||Rep. Gregg Harper (R)||Sen. Chuck Schumer (D)|
|Joint Committee on Taxation||Rep. Dave Camp (R)||Sen. Max Baucus (D)|
|Joint Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies (Special)||Sen. Chuck Schumer (D)||Sen. Lamar Alexander (R)|
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