House Committee on Education and Labor

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House Committee on Education and Labor
Members, 109th Congress
Democrats: Republicans:


Current Legislation

H.R. 325-110To create or adopt, and implement, rigorous and voluntary American education content standards in mathematics and science covering kindergarten through grade 12, to provide for the assessment of student proficiency benchmarked against such standards, and for other purposes.
May 9, 2007: Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.
H.R. 493-110To prohibit discrimination on the basis of genetic information with respect to health insurance and employment.
April 30, 2007: Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 125.

External links

109th Congress

Official Majority Website (Republican)

Official Minority Website (Democratic)

House Rules from 109th Congress (official jurisdiction and information) on page 435. [1]

Full Committee Members: [2]

Committee Schedule: [3]

Subcommittee Jurisdictions and membership for 109th congress.

110th Congress

Other Links

House Website of ranking Democrat George Miller: [4]

Wikipedia entry for George Miller: [5]

The Congresspedia page on the House Committee on Education and Labor.


Jurisdiction for the House Committee on Education and the Workforce is set by the House Committee on Rules in Rule X (clause 1, section e ) [6]. For the 109th congress, jurisdiction is as follows:

  • Child labor.
  • Gallaudet University and Howard University and Hospital.
  • Convict labor and the entry of goods made by convicts into interstate commerce.
  • Food programs for children in schools.
  • Labor standards and statistics.
  • Education or labor generally.
  • Mediation and arbitration of labor disputes.
  • Regulation or prevention of importation of foreign laborers under contract.
  • Workers' compensation.
  • Vocational rehabilitation.
  • Wages and hours of labor.
  • Welfare of miners.
  • Work incentive programs.
House Committee on Education and Labor Subcommittees:

21st Century CompetitivenessEducation ReformEmployer-Employee RelationsSelect EducationWorkforce Protections

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