WASHINGTON, D.C.–Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) was named ranking member of the House Judiciary subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law this week. “As the former Chairman of the Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy, I have long supported competition, consumer welfare, and workers’ rights,” said Johnson.
“I look forward to continuing my work on these issues as ranking member of the Regulatory Reform, Commercial & Antitrust Law Subcommittee.”
Under Judiciary, Congressman Johnson serves on two subcommittees – Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law – where he will pursue his Arbitration Fairness Act, and the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice, where he will fight for civil rights, ethics in government and protect citizens’ voting rights.
The subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law addresses bankruptcy and commercial law, bankruptcy judgeships, administrative law, independent counsel, state taxation affecting interstate commerce, interstate compacts and antitrust matters. The subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice has jurisdiction over constitutional amendments, constitutional rights, federal civil rights, ethics in government, tort liability, including medical malpractice and product liability and legal reform.