congressapi / committees.allForLegislator

committees.allForLegislator gets a list of all committees that a member serves on, including subcommittes


  • bioguide_id: legislator's bioguide_id

Return Value

Committee details for all committees that the given member serves on,

Example Calls

getting all of Chuck Schumer's committees & subcommittees:


{"response": {"committees": [
    {"committee": {"chamber": "Senate", "id": "SSRA", "name": "Senate Committee on Rules and Administration"}}, 
    {"committee": {"chamber": "Senate", "id": "SSFI", "name": "Senate Committee on Finance", 
        "subcommittees": [
            {"committee": {"chamber": "Senate", "id": "SSFI_tra", "name": "Subcommittee on International Trade and Global Competitiveness"}}, 
            {"committee": {"chamber": "Senate", "id": "SSFI_ssp", "name": "Subcommittee on Social Security, Pensions and Family Policy"}}, 
            {"committee": {"chamber": "Senate", "id": "SSFI_tax", "name": "Subcommittee on Taxation, IRS Oversight, and Long-term Growth"}}
    {"committee": {"chamber": "Joint", "id": "JSLC", "name": "Joint Committee on the Library"}}, 
    {"committee": {"chamber": "Joint", "id": "JSEC", "name": "Joint Economic Committee"}}, 
    {"committee": {"chamber": "Senate", "id": "SSJU", "name": "Senate Commmittee on the Judiciary", 
        "subcommittees": [
            {"committee": {"chamber": "Senate", "id": "SSJU_osi", "name": "Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts"}}, 
            {"committee": {"chamber": "Senate", "id": "SSJU_acc", "name": "Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights"}}, 
            {"committee": {"chamber": "Senate", "id": "SSJU_cri", "name": "Subcommittee on Crime and Drugs"}}, 
            {"committee": {"chamber": "Senate", "id": "SSJU_imi", "name": "Subcommittee on Immigration, Refugees and Border Security"}}, 
            {"committee": {"chamber": "Senate", "id": "SSJU_ter", "name": "Subcommittee on Terrorism and Homeland Security"}}
    {"committee": {"chamber": "Joint", "id": "JSPR", "name": "Joint Committee on Printing"}}, 
    {"committee": {"chamber": "Senate", "id": "SSBK", "name": "Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs", 
        "subcommittees": [
            {"committee": {"chamber": "Senate", "id": "SSBK_sii", "name": "Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance, and Investment"}}, 
            {"committee": {"chamber": "Senate", "id": "SSBK_fin", "name": "Subcommittee on Financial Institutions"}}, 
            {"committee": {"chamber": "Senate", "id": "SSBK_htc", "name": "Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development"}}