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Congressman Andre Carson

Representing the 7th District of INDIANA

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Committee Assignments

House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI)

The United States House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) is a committee of the United States House of Representatives.  The HPSCI is charged with the oversight of the United States Intelligence Community, which includes the intelligence and intelligence related activities of 17 elements of the US Government, and the Military Intelligence Program.

Subcommittees:

Counterterrorism, Counterintelligence, and Counterproliferation Subcommittee (CCC)

The Counterterrorism, Counterintelligence, and Counterproliferation Subcommittee oversees the intelligence community’s ability to collect against and provide timely intelligence on terrorists, WMD proliferators, hard targets, and other malign actors.  It also includes addressing the insider threat, as well as ensuring resource investments and policies support prioritized targeting, secure operations, and analytical integrity. 

Strategic Technologies and Advanced Research Subcommittee (STAR) 

The Strategic Technologies and Advanced Research Subcommittee oversees the development and implementation of emerging and advanced technologies that are essential to intelligence collection and national security. This includes ensuring the United States remains at the cutting edge in overhead systems, artificial intelligence/machine learning and computing, as well as data and systems integrity. 

Additional information about the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) can be found here.

 

Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

The Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure oversees all modes of transportation: aviation, maritime and waterborne transportation, highways, bridges, mass transit, and railroads. The Committee also has jurisdiction over other aspects of our national infrastructure, such as clean water and waste water management, the transport of resources by pipeline, flood damage reduction, the management of federally owned real estate and public buildings, the development of economically depressed rural and urban areas, disaster preparedness and response, and hazardous materials transportation. 

Subcommittees:

Subcommittee on Aviation

The subcommittee has jurisdiction over civil aviation, including most aspects of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the Transportation Security Administration, and the National Transportation Safety Board. 

Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials

The Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials exercises jurisdiction over the programs and activities of two U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) modal administrations, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA). The Subcommittee oversees the passenger and freight rail safety and economic regulations, including all federal laws and programs regulating railroad transportation, including railroad safety, rail infrastructure programs, economic regulation, railroad labor laws, and the non-revenue aspects of the federal railroad retirement and railroad unemployment systems. The jurisdiction of the Subcommittee also includes overseeing all federal laws and programs regulating the safety of gas and liquid pipelines and the safety of transporting material and freight that has been classified as hazardous.

Additional information about the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure can be found here

Cost of Congestion Under the Trump Administration: