U.S. Congressman LOUIE GOHMERT: Proudly Serving the First District of Texas



This page contains a list of the committees and subcommittees on which Congressman Louie Gohmert serves during the 111th Congress. We encourage you to visit each committee's home page, where you will find hearing schedules and more information regarding current issues considered by Congress.

House Judiciary Committee:
The Committee on the Judiciary has been called the lawyer for the House of Representatives because of its jurisdiction over matters relating to the administration of justice in Federal courts, administrative bodies, and law enforcement agencies. The Committee has oversight responsibility for the Department of Justice and Homeland Security, civil and criminal judicial proceedings and Federal courts and judges, issues relating to bankruptcy, espionage, terrorism, the protection of civil liberties, constitutional amendments, immigration and naturalization, interstate compacts, claims against the United States, national penitentiaries, Presidential succession, antitrust law, revision and codification of the statutes of the United States, state and territorial boundary lines and patents, copyrights and trademarks.

Rep. Gohmert serves as the Vice Chair on the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security, which has jurisdiction over the following subject matters: Federal Criminal Code, drug enforcement, sentencing, parole and pardons, internal and homeland security, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, prisons, criminal law enforcement, and other appropriate matters as referred by the chairman, and relevant oversight.

Natural Resources Committee: The Committee on Natural Resources considers legislation about American energy production, mineral lands and mining, fisheries and wildlife, public lands, Native Americans, irrigation and reclamation, and oceanography. Rep. Gohmert serves on the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources and the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands.