United States House Committee on Armed Services


United States House Committee on Armed Services

The U.S. House Committee on Armed Services, commonly known as the House Armed Services Committee, is a standing committee of the United States House of Representatives. It is responsible for funding and oversight of the Department of Defense (DOD) and the United States armed forces, as well as substantial portions of the Department of Energy.

History

The Armed Services Committee was created by the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946, which consolidated the functions of two predecessor committees: the Committee on Military Affairs and the Committee on Naval Affairs, which were established as standing committees in 1822. Another predecessor, the Committee on the Militia, was created in 1835 and existed until 1911 when it was abolished and its jurisdiction transferred to the Committee on Military Affairs. [ [http://www.archives.gov/legislative/guide/house/chapter-04.html Chapter 4. Records of the Armed Services Committee and Its Predecessors] "Guide to the Records of the U.S. House of Representatives at the National Archives, 1789-1989 (Record Group 233)"]


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References

External links

* [http://armedservices.house.gov/ House Armed Services Committee] home page


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