US Senate International Committees

Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Jurisdiction on matters relating to food, nutrition, and hunger – both in the U.S. and in foreign countries, required to study and review these issues and to report on them periodically. Subcommittee of Marketing, Inspection, and Product Promotion with jurisdiction covering legislation on foreign agricultural trade, foreign market development, oversight of international commodity agreements and export controls on agricultural commodities, and foreign assistance programs.

Committee on Appropriations
Subcommittee of Foreign Operations with jurisdiction covering many international agencies and organizations.

Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Jurisdiction covering export and foreign trade promotion, export controls, and is mandated to study and review matters relating to the international economic policy as it affects U.S. monetary affairs, credit, and financial institutions. Subcommittee on International Trade and Finance.

Committee on Finance
Jurisdiction over customs, collection districts, and ports of entry and delivery; reciprocal trade agreements; and tariffs and import quotas. Subcommittee on International Trade.

Committee on Foreign Relations

Committee on Governmental Affairs
Subcommittee on International Security, Proliferation, and Federal Services with jurisdiction on intergovernmental relationships between U.S. and the states and municipalities, and between the U.S. and international organizations of which the U.S. is a member and organization and management of U.S. nuclear export policy.

Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation
Jurisdiction over  communications, highways, aviation, rail, shipping, transportation security, merchant marine, the Coast Guard, oceans, fisheries, climate change, disasters, science, space, interstate commerce, tourism, consumer issues, economic development, technology, competitiveness, product safety, and insurance.

Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship
Jurisdiction over proposed legislation, messages, petitions, memorials, and other matters relating to the Small Business Administration (SBA).