Capital Building

House Committee On Ethics

Committee Background

Year Established


Key Issues

Enforce standards of conduct for members, officers, and employees; investigate alleged violations of law, rules, and House regulations; recommend disciplinary action


Administration of travel, gift, financial disclosure, outside income, and other House regulations; advise members and staff on questions of disclosure and conduct; issue advisory opinions and interpretations regarding Code of Official Conduct; investigate potential ethics violations

Committee Leadership

Chair Susan Brooks (R - IN)
Ranking Mem. Theodore Deutch (D - FL)
Ranking Member

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