Committees and Caucuses

In the 113th United States Congress, Representative Amash is the Chairman of the House Liberty Caucus. He also serves on the Joint Economic Committee and Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (OGR). He is a member of the following OGR subcommittees: Government Operations and National Security.

The Subcommittee on Government Operations has legislative jurisdiction over: 1) government management and accounting measures; 2) the economy; 3) efficiency and management of government operations and activities; 4) procurement; 5) federal property; 6) public information, including the Freedom of Information Act and the Federal Advisory Committee Act; 7) federal records, including the National Archives and Records Administration and the Presidential Records Act; 8) federal information technology and data standards; 9) grant reform; 10) the relationship between the federal government and states and municipalities; and 11) unfunded mandates.

The Subcommittee on National Security has oversight jurisdiction over: 1) national security; 2) homeland security; 3) foreign operations; 4) immigration; 5) emergency management; and 6) criminal justice. The subcommittee also has legislative jurisdiction over drug policy.