Subcommittee on Emerging Threats, Cybersecurity, and Science and Technology
The House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emerging Threats, Cybersecurity, Science and Technology is a subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee. Established in 2007, it combines the jurisdictions of several older subcommittees, and considers Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Threats; agroterrorism; cybersecurity; other emerging threats; science and technology at DHS; Domestic Nuclear Detection Office; Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency; and cross-cutting science and technology initiatives at DHS.
See also the Senate Emerging Threats and Capabilities Subcommittee.
The subcommittee is chaired by Yvette D. Clarke (New York).
- Loretta Sanchez, California
- Mary Jo Kilroy, Ohio
- William L. Owens, New York
- Bennie G. Thompson, Mississippi (Ex Officio)
- Daniel E. Lungren, California (Ranking Member)
- Paul C. Broun, Georgia
- Steve Austria, Ohio
- Peter T. King, New York (Ex Officio)
Subcommittee website (including membership and hearings schedule): http://homeland.house.gov/about/subcommittees.asp?subcommittee=12
- Committees and Their Jurisdiction, OpenCongress.Org, accessed September 5, 2010.