Defense

Membership

  • Pete Visclosky, Chairman
  • Betty McCollum
  • Tim Ryan
  • Dutch Ruppersberger
  • Marcy Kaptur
  • Henry Cuellar
  • Derek Kilmer
  • Pete Aguilar
  • Cheri Bustos
  • Charlie Crist
  • Ann Kirkpatrick

Jurisdiction

Departments of Army, Navy (including Marine Corps), Air Force, Office of Secretary of Defense, and Defense Agencies including activities related to military personnel; operation and maintenance; procurement; research and development; and the Military Health System.

Intelligences activities such as the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and the Central Intelligence Agency.  

Jurisdiction excludes Department of Defense-related accounts and programs under the Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works).

Recent Activity

January 16, 2019 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey (D-NY) today announced the Democratic rosters for the House Appropriations Committee’s 12 subcommittees in the 116th Congress, including the Subcommittee Chairs and full Committee Vice Chair who were elected by the Committee’s Democratic Members.
January 15, 2019 Press Release
Across the country, we have watched as hurricanes have pummeled Florida and the Carolinas, wildfires have burned large swathes of the West, and typhoons have struck territories in the Pacific. In addition to the tragic loss of life, families have lost everything, businesses have been upended, and communities have been ripped apart. This legislation attempts to meet these needs with $12.14 billion in emergency spending.
January 4, 2019 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey today released legislation to provide relief and recovery assistance for Americans affected by recent hurricanes, typhoons, wildfires, and other natural disasters.

Subcommittee's Activity in Previous Congress