Chairman Smith Announces Subcommittee Chairmen
Jan 10, 2011

Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today announced the House Judiciary Committee’s subcommittee chairmen for the 112th Congress.

Chairman Smith Announces Subcommittee Chairmen

Washington, D.C. —Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today announced the House Judiciary Committee’s subcommittee chairmen for the 112th Congress.

Chairman Smith: “The House Judiciary Committee is often referred to as the guardian of the Constitution. Our members have a solemn duty to protect the principles of liberty, equality and justice for all Americans.

“The House Judiciary Committee will focus on efforts to strengthen national security, protect intellectual property, prevent frivolous lawsuits and keep children safe from Internet sex predators.  All of this work begins in the subcommittees. Our new chairmen will promote policies that create jobs and keep America’s neighborhoods safe from crime.”  

Subcommittee on the Constitution
Chairman Trent Franks (R-Ariz.)
Vice-Chairman Mike Pence (R-Ind.)

Subcommittee on Courts, Commercial and Administrative Law
Chairman Howard Coble (R-N.C.)
Vice-Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.)

Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
Chairman Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.)
Vice-Chairman Louie Gohmert (R-Texas)

Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Competition, and the Internet
Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.)
Vice-Chairman Howard Coble (R-N.C.)

Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement
Chairman Elton Gallegly (R-Calif.)
Vice-Chairman Steve King (R-Iowa)

For information about the jurisdiction of each subcommittee, please visit the subcommittee website.

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