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Committees and Caucuses

Congressman Carter serves on two key committees in the 117th Congress, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the House Small Business Committee.

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, one of the largest committees in Congress, has jurisdiction over all modes of transportation: aviation, maritime and waterborne transportation, highways, bridges, mass transit, and railroads. 

Congressman Carter serves on theEconomic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management Subcommittee andRailroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee.

  • The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee also has jurisdiction over other aspects of our national infrastructure, such as clean water and wastewater management, flood damage reduction, the management of federally owned real estate and public buildings, the development of economically depressed rural and urban areas, disaster preparedness and response and hazardous materials transportation. 

House Small Business Committee

The House Small Business Committee has jurisdiction over American enterprise and entrepreneurship. 

Congressman Carter serves on the Underserved, Agricultural, and Rural Business Development Subcommittee and the Contracting and Infrastructure Subcommittee.

  • The Small Business Committee also has jurisdiction over a wide range of aspects regarding small businesses, such as resources and assistance for minority and women small business owners, financial aid, regulatory flexibility, and paperwork reduction, small-business enterprises in Federal procurement and Government contracts, and the continued study and investigation of all types of small businesses.