Legislative Committees

Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (Foreign Affairs)

National House Committee

2170 Rayburn House Office Building

Washington, DC 20515-6128

Phone: 202-225-5021

Fax: 202-225-2035

Web Address:

Parent Committee: Foreign Affairs


With the concurrence of the Full Committee Chairman, oversight and investigations of all matters within the jurisdiction of the Committee. Responsibility for oversight of, and (to the degree applicable to matters outside the Foreign Assistance Act, the Arms Export Control Act, the Export Administration Act, and the provision of foreign assistance) legislation pertaining to implementation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and other matters relating to internationally-recognized human rights, including sanctions legislation aimed at the promotion of human rights and democracy generally; parliamentary conferences and exchanges; the American Red Cross; and the United Nations, its affiliated agencies and other international organizations, including assessed and voluntary contributions to such organizations.