Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has jurisdiction over all modes of transportation including aviation, maritime and waterborne transportation, highways, bridges, mass transit, and railroads. As a member of the committee, Stacey will continue to push for improvements to critical infrastructure in the U.S. Virgin Islands and the insular areas, as well as the development of economically depressed rural and urban areas.
• Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
The Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation conducts oversight of the United States Coast Guard, the Service responsible for enforcing the Nation’s laws on waters under U.S. jurisdiction and on the high seas. The Subcommittee also has jurisdiction over the regulation of ocean shipping and the enforcement of the Jones Act.
The Subcommittee on Aviation has jurisdiction over all aspects of civil aviation, including safety, infrastructure, labor, and international issues. It covers all programs within the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), in addition to having jurisdiction over commercial space transportation, the National Mediation Board and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).
• Highways and Transit
The Subcommittee on Highways and Transit has responsibility for the development of national surface transportation policy, construction and improvement of highways and transit facilities, implementation of highways and transit safety programs and research activites, and regulation of commercial motor vehicle operations. Within this scope of responsibilities, the subcommittee has jurisdiction over many U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) programs.
Committee on Oversight and Reform
The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is responsible for investigating fraud, waste, and abuse and for providing oversight over the federal government. As a member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Stacey employs her skills as a former prosecutor to ensure accountability and transparency both within government and private sector entities whose operations impact the Virgin Islands community and communities across America.
• Government Operations
The Subcommittee on Government Operations has legislative and oversight jurisdiction over the federal civil service, whistleblower protections, the U.S. Postal Service; government management and accounting measures; the economy, efficiency, and management of government operations and activities; government reorganization; intergovernmental affairs, including with state and local governments; federal information technology security, acquisition policy, and management and federal property.
• National Security
The Subcommittee on National Security has oversight jurisdiction over national security; homeland security; foreign operations, including the relationships of the United States with other nations; immigration; defense; issues affecting veterans; and oversight and legislative jurisdiction over federal acquisition policy related to national security.
Committee on Agriculture
The House Committee on Agriculture is primarily responsible for providing oversight and establishing farm policy for agriculture and rural America in the nation's capital. As a member of the Committee on Agriculture, Stacey works to ensure the Virgin Islands and other rural communities receive adequate funding for necessary programs aimed at rural development and programs that provide needed supplemental assistance to hardworking families.
• Commodity Exchanges Energy and Credit
The Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy and Credit has jurisdiction over policies, statutes, and markets relating to commodity exchanges, agricultural credit, rural development, energy and rural electrification.
•Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
The Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Policies, has jurisdiction over statutes, and markets relating to all livestock, poultry, dairy, and seafood, including all products thereof; the inspection, marketing, and promotion of such commodities and products; aquaculture; animal welfare; grazing; foreign agricultural assistance and trade promotion.
• Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research
Congresswoman Plaskett is the Chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research, which holds jurisdiction over policies, statutes, and markets relating to horticulture, including fruits, vegetables, nuts and ornamentals.