In the 115th Congress, Webster was named to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House Committee on Natural Resources, and will continue to serve on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure has jurisdiction over 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. The Committee’s broad oversight portfolio includes many federal agencies, including the Department of Transportation, the U.S. Coast Guard, Amtrak, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the General Services Administration, the Army Corps of Engineers, and others.
As a member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, I serve on three subcommittees:
- The Subcommittee on Aviation
- The Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials
- The Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
My assignment on these subcommittees affords me the opportunity to advance innovative solutions for increasing connectivity of our nation's infrastructure and transportation systems, balance transportation budgets and eliminate government waste.
The House Committee on Science, Space and Technology
The Committee on Science, Space, and Technology has jurisdiction over all energy research, development, and demonstration, and projects therefor, and all federally owned or operated non-military energy laboratories; astronautical research and development, including resources, personnel, equipment, and facilities; civil aviation research and development; environmental research and development; marine research; commercial application of energy technology; National Institute of Standards and Technology, standardization of weights and measures and the metric system; National Aeronautics and Space Administration; National Science Foundation; National Weather Service; outer space, including exploration and control thereof; science scholarships; scientific research, development, and demonstration, and projects therefor. The Committee on Science, Space, and Technology shall review and study on a continuing basis laws, programs, and Government activities relating to non-military research and development.
As a member of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, I serve on three subcommittees:
The House Committee on Natural Resources
The House Committee on Natural Resources considers legislation about American energy production, mineral lands and mining, fisheries and wildlife, public lands, oceans, Native Americans, irrigation and reclamation.
As a member of the House Committee on Natural Resources, I serve on three subcommittees: