February 2, 2017
WASHINGTON—The House of Representatives Committee on Rules has announced its subcommittee chairs, and Congressman Doug Collins has been selected as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Rules and Organization of the House.
Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX) is Chairman of the House Committee on Rules and praised Collins’ track record of leadership and service.
“Congressman Doug Collins is a tireless leader who has dedicated his life to public service. He has served his community as a pastor and lawyer, our nation as a Chaplain in the United States Air Force Reserve Command, and the people of Georgia as their proud representative,” said Chairman Sessions.
“I am proud to have such a hard-working member of our team and have no doubt that he will strengthen our committee in this new role.”
The subcommittee on Rules and Organization is responsible for managing legislation related to House procedures and relationships between the House and Senate as well as between Congress and the Judiciary.
“I have had the honor of serving on the Rules Committee since the 114th Congress and have a deep appreciation for the legislative process and the responsibility of the Rules Committee in promoting the agenda of the House and bringing bills to the floor.
“I am grateful to collaborate with my colleagues in this new capacity as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Rules and Organization of the House to ensure that our procedures meet the needs of today’s governance while honoring the institution of the House and working with Senate and Judiciary bodies.
“Representing the people of northeast Georgia continues to be one of the greatest honors of my life, and I look forward to sharing their vision through this new leadership role,” said Congressman Collins.
Collins also serves as Vice Chair of the House Republican Conference and as a subcommittee Vice Chairman on the House Judiciary Committee.