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United States Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare

The United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) generally considers matters relating to these issues. Its jurisdiction extends beyond these issues to include several more specific areas, as defined by Senate rules.

Jurisdictional areas

Members, 113th Congress

Majority Minority

Source: 2013 S296 to 297


Subcommittee Chair Ranking Member
Children and Families Kay Hagan (D-NC) Michael Enzi (R-WY)
Employment and Workplace Safety Bob Casey (D-PA) Johnny Isakson (R-GA)
Primary Health and Aging Bernie Sanders (I-VT) Richard Burr (R-NC)

Defunct subcommittees

The committee has had other notable subcommittees in the past, such as:

  • the Subcommittee on Migratory Labor during the 1950s through 1970s.
  • the Subcommittee on Health and Scientific Research during the 1970s.


Education 1869–1870

Education and Labor, 1884–1947

Labor and Public Welfare, 1947–1977

Human Resources, 1977–1979

Labor and Human Resources, 1979–1999

Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, 1999–present

See also


External links

  • Official Committee Page
  • The Washington Post
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