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Senate Homeland Security  Gov Affairs Committee:  ISIS Ideology
Senate Homeland Security Gov Affairs Committee: ISIS Ideology
Published: 2016/06/25
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Hackers Testifying at the United States Senate, May 19, 1998 (L0pht Heavy Industries)
Published: 2011/03/14
Channel: Joe Grand
Testimony Before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs
Testimony Before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs
Published: 2015/06/11
Channel: Citizens Against Government Waste
U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee
U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee
Published: 2016/05/31
Channel: WisconsinEye
Heitkamp Questions Witnesses at Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Hearing
Heitkamp Questions Witnesses at Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Hearing
Published: 2015/03/17
Channel: SenatorHeidiHeitkamp
FNN: US Senate Homeland Security Committee Holds Heroin Hearing in Phoenix
FNN: US Senate Homeland Security Committee Holds Heroin Hearing in Phoenix
Published: 2015/11/24
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Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Hearing
Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Hearing
Published: 2015/05/20
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U.S. Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs w/Sen. Ron Johnson
U.S. Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs w/Sen. Ron Johnson
Published: 2015/07/21
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2:30 PM | U.S. Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Hearing
2:30 PM | U.S. Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Hearing
Published: 2016/04/15
Channel: WisconsinEye
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CBO's Long-Term Budget Outlook | Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee
Published: 2015/11/20
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Senate Testimony on the Security of U.S. Visa Programs
Senate Testimony on the Security of U.S. Visa Programs
Published: 2016/03/16
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Heitkamp Discusses Threats to the Homeland at Senate Committee Hearing
Heitkamp Discusses Threats to the Homeland at Senate Committee Hearing
Published: 2016/09/27
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LIVE: US Senate to hold confirmation hearing for Trump’s pick for homeland security secretary
LIVE: US Senate to hold confirmation hearing for Trump’s pick for homeland security secretary
Published: 2017/01/11
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Heitkamp Questions Head of DHS on the Northern Border
Heitkamp Questions Head of DHS on the Northern Border
Published: 2017/04/05
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Senate Homeland Security Committee hearing on southern border wall  April 4  2017
Senate Homeland Security Committee hearing on southern border wall April 4 2017
Published: 2017/04/04
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Portman Remarks at Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Hearing 10-08-15
Portman Remarks at Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Hearing 10-08-15
Published: 2015/10/08
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Heitkamp Helps Lead Senate Subcommittee Hearing on Federal Regulations for Small Businesses
Heitkamp Helps Lead Senate Subcommittee Hearing on Federal Regulations for Small Businesses
Published: 2017/01/19
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Heitkamp Discusses the State of our Nation
Heitkamp Discusses the State of our Nation's Biodefense at Senate Committee Hearing
Published: 2015/10/28
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Rep. Carter Q&A at Joint Hearing “Examining Ongoing Challenges at the U.S. Secret Service"
Rep. Carter Q&A at Joint Hearing “Examining Ongoing Challenges at the U.S. Secret Service"
Published: 2015/11/17
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Heitkamp Discusses Importance of Border Security during Senate Homeland Security Hearing
Heitkamp Discusses Importance of Border Security during Senate Homeland Security Hearing
Published: 2017/04/05
Channel: SenatorHeidiHeitkamp
Ranking Member Heitkamp Gives her Opening Statement at Senate Homeland Security Subcommittee Hearing
Ranking Member Heitkamp Gives her Opening Statement at Senate Homeland Security Subcommittee Hearing
Published: 2015/03/19
Channel: SenatorHeidiHeitkamp
Secretary Napolitano at Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Secretary Napolitano at Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Published: 2012/03/10
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Sen. Johnson at the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Hearing Oct 2nd 2013
Sen. Johnson at the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Hearing Oct 2nd 2013
Published: 2013/10/02
Channel: SenatorRonJohnson
Senator Johnson questions witnesses at Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Hearing
Senator Johnson questions witnesses at Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Hearing
Published: 2013/07/10
Channel: SenatorRonJohnson
Senator Johnson at the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee
Senator Johnson at the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee
Published: 2013/11/06
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Heitkamp Helps Lead Senate Hearing for FEMA, Superior Court of D.C. Nominees
Heitkamp Helps Lead Senate Hearing for FEMA, Superior Court of D.C. Nominees
Published: 2017/09/12
Channel: SenatorHeidiHeitkamp
Heitkamp Discusses Cybersecurity Regulations at Senate Hearing
Heitkamp Discusses Cybersecurity Regulations at Senate Hearing
Published: 2017/06/21
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Sen. Johnson Opening Statement at Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Sen. Johnson Opening Statement at Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Published: 2016/09/15
Channel: SenatorRonJohnson
Senator Johnson at HSGAC
Senator Johnson at HSGAC
Published: 2014/04/01
Channel: SenatorRonJohnson
Senator Johnson at the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Part 2
Senator Johnson at the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Part 2
Published: 2013/11/14
Channel: SenatorRonJohnson
Heitkamp Questions Witnesses at Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee Hearing
Heitkamp Questions Witnesses at Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee Hearing
Published: 2015/04/14
Channel: SenatorHeidiHeitkamp
Chairman Carper giving remarks during a Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Hearing
Chairman Carper giving remarks during a Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Hearing
Published: 2014/07/18
Channel: SenatorCarper
Senator Johnson at the HSGAC Business Meeting (Part 2)
Senator Johnson at the HSGAC Business Meeting (Part 2)
Published: 2014/01/30
Channel: SenatorRonJohnson
Heitkamp Questions DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson at Senate Committee Hearing
Heitkamp Questions DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson at Senate Committee Hearing
Published: 2015/04/29
Channel: SenatorHeidiHeitkamp
General John Kelly Department Of Homeland Security Confirmation Hearing
General John Kelly Department Of Homeland Security Confirmation Hearing
Published: 2017/01/12
Channel: wwwMOXNEWScom
Dean Healton
Dean Healton's Testimony to Senate Committee 4 13 20161
Published: 2016/04/28
Channel: NYU College of Global Public Health
Dr. Coburn questions Secretary Donovan at Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Hearing
Dr. Coburn questions Secretary Donovan at Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Hearing
Published: 2014/06/12
Channel: Tom Coburn
Senator Lankford Chairs Hearing on Regulatory Guidance
Senator Lankford Chairs Hearing on Regulatory Guidance
Published: 2015/09/23
Channel: SenatorLankford
An investigation by a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs subcommittee found "abusive"
An investigation by a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs subcommittee found "abusive"
Published: 2015/07/21
Channel: AP Archive
Full Senate Subcommittee Hearing where Heitkamp Helps Lead Discussion About Regulatory Process
Full Senate Subcommittee Hearing where Heitkamp Helps Lead Discussion About Regulatory Process
Published: 2015/11/05
Channel: SenatorHeidiHeitkamp
Senator Lankford Questions Secretary Jeh Johnson at a Homeland Security Hearing
Senator Lankford Questions Secretary Jeh Johnson at a Homeland Security Hearing
Published: 2015/04/29
Channel: SenatorLankford
[Wikipedia] United States Senate Homeland Security Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations
[Wikipedia] United States Senate Homeland Security Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations
Published: 2017/05/22
Channel: WikiTubia
Senator Carper Discusses the US Postal Service following HSGAC hearing
Senator Carper Discusses the US Postal Service following HSGAC hearing
Published: 2016/01/21
Channel: SenatorCarper
America
America's Forum | Sen. Ron Johnson Chairman of the Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs
Published: 2015/01/13
Channel: Newsmax TV
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Hearing (4.10.13)
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Hearing (4.10.13)
Published: 2013/04/10
Channel: Bankrupting America
U.S. Senator Reveals Results Of Opioid Inquiry Into Insys
U.S. Senator Reveals Results Of Opioid Inquiry Into Insys
Published: 2017/09/06
Channel: News Pulse
Heitkamp Helps Lead Joint Subcommittee Hearing about Ongoing Challenges at the U.S. Secret Service
Heitkamp Helps Lead Joint Subcommittee Hearing about Ongoing Challenges at the U.S. Secret Service
Published: 2015/11/17
Channel: SenatorHeidiHeitkamp
America
America's Forum | Sen. Ron Johnson The Wisconsin senator | Part 2
Published: 2016/01/20
Channel: Newsmax TV
Senate Homeland Security Committee Chair Ron Johnson Holds Listening Session On National Security
Senate Homeland Security Committee Chair Ron Johnson Holds Listening Session On National Security
Published: 2016/01/07
Channel: NRSC Rapid Response
Senator Carper Highlights Work of DHS Management Directorate Employee
Senator Carper Highlights Work of DHS Management Directorate Employee
Published: 2016/03/01
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U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Joe Lieberman and Ranking Member Susan Collins address bipartisan suggestion on countermeasures toward domestic terrorism and Jihadist extremism in the United States

The United States Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs is the chief oversight committee of the United States Senate. It has jurisdiction over matters related to the Department of Homeland Security and other homeland security concerns, as well as the functioning of the government itself, including the National Archives, budget and accounting measures other than appropriations, the Census, the federal civil service, the affairs of the District of Columbia and the United States Postal Service. It was called the United States Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs before homeland security was added to its responsibilities in 2004.[1] It serves as the Senate's chief investigative and oversight committee. Its chair is the only Senate committee chair who can issue subpoenas without a committee vote.

History[edit]

While elements of the Committee can be traced back into the 19th century, its modern origins began with the creation of the Committee on Expenditures in the Executive Departments on April 18, 1921. The Committee on Expenditures in the Executive Department was renamed the Committee on Government Operations in 1952, which was reorganized as the Committee on Governmental Affairs in 1978. After passage of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorist Prevention Act of 2004, the Committee became the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs and added homeland security to its jurisdiction.[1]

Committee Chairman Joe Lieberman and Ranking Member Susan Collins talk with FEMA Administrator R. David Paulison

Of the five current subcommittees, the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations is the oldest and most storied, having been created at the same time as the Committee on Government Operations in 1952. The Subcommittee on the Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia was established after the creation of the Committee on Governmental Affairs in 1978. The Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, Federal Services and International Security was created in 2003.

Two ad hoc subcommittees were established in January 2007 to reflect the Committee's expanded homeland security jurisdiction. They were the Subcommittee on Disaster Recovery and the Subcommitte on State, Local, and Private Sector Preparedness and Integration. The Subcommittee on Contracting was added in 2009. In 2011, the Disaster and State, Local, and Private Sector subcommittees were merged to form the Subcommittee on Disaster Recovery and Intergovernmental Affairs.

Over the years, the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs and its predecessors have dealt with a number of important issues, including government accountability, Congressional ethics, regulatory affairs, and systems and information security. In 2003, after the Homeland Security Act of 2002 established the Department of Homeland Security, the Committee adopted primary oversight of the creation and subsequent policies, operations, and actions of the Department.

In the past decade, the committee has focused particularly on the Department of Homeland Security's ability to respond to a major catastrophe, such as Hurricane Katrina; the rise of homegrown terrorism in the United States; and the vulnerabilities of the nation's most critical networks, those operating systems upon which our national defense, economy, and way of life depend, such as the power grid, water treatment facilities, transportation and financial networks, nuclear reactors, and dams.[1]

In February 2014, Republican staffers of the committee leaked the passwords used to secure DHS systems.[2]

Members, 115th Congress[edit]

Majority Minority

Source[3]

Subcommittees[edit]

Subcommittee Chair Ranking Member
Investigations (Permanent) Rob Portman (R-OH) Tom Carper (D-DE)
Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management Rand Paul (R-KY) Gary Peters (D-MI)
Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management James Lankford (R-OK) Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND)

Chairmen[edit]

Committee on Expenditures in Executive Departments, 1921–1952[edit]

Committee on Government Operations, 1952–1977[edit]

Committee on Governmental Affairs, 1977–2005[edit]

Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, 2005–present[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs official website
  2. ^ Brown, Alex (4 February 2014). "The Incredibly Dumb Way the Government Is Guarding Top-Secret Data". www.nationaljournal.com. National Journal Group Inc. Retrieved 8 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "U.S. Senate: Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs". www.senate.gov. Retrieved 2017-01-08. 

External links[edit]

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