Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies


  • José Serrano, Chairman
  • Matt Cartwright
  • Grace Meng
  • Brenda Lawrence
  • Charlie Crist
  • Ed Case
  • Marcy Kaptur
  • Robert Aderholt, Ranking Member
  • Martha Roby
  • Steven Palazzo
  • Tom Graves


  • Department of Commerce
  • Department of Justice
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • National Science Foundation
  • Related Agencies
    • Commission on Civil Rights
    • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 
    • International Trade Commission 
    • Legal Services Corporation 
    • Marine Mammal Commission 
    • Office of Science and Technology Policy 
    • Office of the United States Trade Representative 
    • State Justice Institute

Member Day Hearing - Fiscal Year 2020

Submission Instructions

E-Dear Colleague

Hearing Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Submission Deadline: Thursday, March 14, 2019


Public Witness Testimony for the Record - Fiscal Year 2020

The House Appropriations Commerce, Justice, Science Subcommittee will accept public witness testimony for the record for Fiscal Year 2020.

Submissions are due April 4, 2019.

Instructions for Public Witness Testimony

Public Witness Truth in Testimony Form


Fiscal Year 2020 Submissions

The Member Submission Database will be open March 11, 2019.

The deadline for submissions will be April 1, 2019.

Chairwoman Lowey's Dear Colleague on Congressionally-directed spending in the FY2020 appropriations process can be found here.

Submission Instructions

Recent Activity

March 7, 2019 Hearing

Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies

Live-stream can be found here:

February 26, 2019 Press Release
"The federal government must have the tools and resources it needs to study these changes, so we can prepare and respond accordingly. The CJS subcommittee leads the way in this effort."
February 26, 2019 Hearing

Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies

Live-stream can be found at:

February 13, 2019 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey (D-NY) today filed the conference report on legislation that will keep the federal government open and fund key national priorities. The legislation, negotiated by a bipartisan, bicameral conference committee, is expected to be considered in the House on Thursday.
January 31, 2019 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey (D-NY) today announced Vice Chairs for the House Appropriations Committee’s 12 subcommittees in the 116th Congress.
January 25, 2019 Press Release

The House today approved, by unanimous consent, a Continuing Resolution to reopen all federal agencies through February 15 and provide back pay to federal employees. The Senate approved the legislation earlier today and House passage cleared the legislation for the President’s signature.

January 25, 2019 Press Release
“After Congress passes the legislation and President Trump signs it, I look forward to working with my colleagues across the aisle and across the Capitol in conference negotiations to craft a funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security that provides smart, effective solutions for border security while staying true to our values as Americans.”
January 23, 2019 Press Release
The House today approved, 234-180, a new bipartisan package to reopen the government. The legislation, H.R. 648, reflects bipartisan House-Senate conference agreements negotiated by Republican and Democratic appropriators in both chambers last year. It includes $1.6 billion for border security-related initiatives.
January 23, 2019 Press Release
Just this morning, President Trump’s chief economic adviser warned that the shutdown could lead to zero economic growth this quarter. The solution is simple: reopen the government, pay our federal employees, and then negotiate border security and immigration policy proposals that can command bipartisan support.
January 22, 2019 Press Release
Democrats are bringing forward six conference reports negotiated last December when Republicans controlled the House, Senate, and the White House. If members of the Republican Party are serious about governing with us for the betterment of all Americans, then they should vote for these six conference reports and reopen the agencies covered by those bills.