posted on January 16, 2014 13:02
Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) has been named to the House Subcommittee on Space, his sixth subcommittee assignment.
“It’s an honor to join the Subcommittee on Space and I am grateful for the opportunity to work to develop policies that advance our nation’s space program,” said Congressman Collins. “Western New York is home to a growing number of companies that support our space program, and I look forward to using this assignment to champion that sector.
Under the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, the Subcommittee on Space has legislative jurisdiction, general oversight and investigative authority on all matters relating to astronautical and aeronautical research and development.
Congressman Collins is currently a member of the House Agriculture and Small Business committees and serves as Chairman of the Small Business Subcommittee on Health and Technology.
In addition, under the House Committee on Agriculture Congressman Collins serves on the Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management and the Subcommittee on Horticulture, Research, Biotechnology, and Foreign Agriculture; under the House Committee on Small Business the Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations; and under the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology the Subcommittee on Research and Technology.