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Congressman Juan Vargas

Representing the 51st District of California

Committees and Caucuses

Congressman Vargas is proud to be a member of the following committees:

Committee on Financial Services

The Committee on Financial Services has jurisdiction over banks and banking, including deposit insurance and Federal monetary policy; economic stabilization, defense production, renegotiation, and control of the price commodities, rents, and services; financial aid to commerce and industry (other than transportation); insurance generally; international finance; international financial monetary organizations; money and credit, including currency and the issuance of notes and redemption therof-gold and silver, including in the coinage thereof- valuation and revaluation of the dollar; public and private housing; securities and exchanges; and urban development.

Committee on Foreign Affairs

The Committe on Foreign Affairs is responsible for oversight and legislation relating to: foreign assistance, national security developments affecting foreign policy, strategic planning and agreements, war powers, treaties, executive agreements, and the deployment and use of United States Armed Forces, peacekeeping, peace enforcement, and enforcement of United Nations or other international sanctions; arms control and disarmament issues, the United States Agency for International Development, activities and policies of the State, Commerce, and Defense Departments and other agencies related to the Arms Export Control Act and the Foreign Assistance Act, Broadcasting Board of Governors; embassy security, international broadcasting; public diplomacy, including international communication and information policy, and international education and exchange programs.

 

Congressional Caucuses are formed by Members to provide a forum for issues or legislative agendas. A number of caucuses exist in the House and their primary function is to draw attention to issues of importance to their membership. Congressman Vargas is currently a member of the following caucuses:
 

•    PORTS CAUCUS

•    TRAVEL AND TOURISM CAUCUS

•    LGBT EQUALITY CAUCUS

•    CONGRESSIONAL HISPANIC CAUCUS

•    MILITARY VETERANS CAUCUS

•    NEW DEMOCRATS COALITION

•    NATIVE AMERICAN CAUCUS

•    U.S./MEXICO FRIENDSHIP CAUCUS

•    CONGRESSIONAL FIRE SERVICES CAUCUS

•    CONGRESSIONAL CAUCUS ON INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

•    CONGRESSIONAL HIGH TECH CAUCUS

•    LATINO-JEWISH CONGRESSIONAL CAUCUS

•    SMALL BUSINESS CAUCUS

•    HOUSE GUARD AND RESERVE COMPONENT CAUCUS

•    CONGRESSIONAL ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN CAUCUS

•    BORDER CAUCUS

•    RARE DISEASE CAUCUS

•    CONGRESSIONAL CAUCUS ON ADDICTION, TREATMENT, AND RECOVERY

•    BLUE COLLAR CAUCUS

•    CONGRESSIONAL CAUCUS ON VIETNAM

•    CONGRESSIONAL ARMENIAN CAUCUS