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House Select Committee on Homeland Security: A Fact Sheet [Updated October 4, 2004]   [open pdf - 29KB]

"On January 7, 2003, the House created a Select Committee on Homeland Security. The panel is granted legislative and oversight jurisdiction over the newly created Department of Homeland Security. It is also mandated to study House rules, including Rule X, as they apply to homeland security matters and recommend changes to the House Rules Committee no later than September 30, 2004. The Homeland Security Committee's report was released and sent to the Rules Committee on September 30, 2004. For options on committee organization, see CRS Report RS21360, 'Department of Homeland Security: Options for House and Senate Committee Organization' and CRS Report RS21643, 'House Committee System: Jurisdiction and Referral Reform Options'. This fact sheet will be updated as events warrant."

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CRS Report for Congress, RS21431
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2004-10-04
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