The Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations is the Committee’s chief investigative subcommittee and has the responsibility of studying and investigating the efficiency and economy of operations relating to all branches of the government. The Subcommittee is also tasked with studying and investigating the compliance or noncompliance with rules, regulations and laws, investigating all aspects of crime and lawlessness within the United States which have an impact upon or affect the national health, welfare and safety, including syndicated crime, investment fraud schemes, commodity and security fraud, computer fraud, and the use of offshore banking and corporate facilities to carry out criminal objectives.
The Subcommittee on Government Operations and Border Management is charged with assessing the management and operations of the nation’s borders. The Subcommittee also conducts oversight of the management and efficiency of government agencies and operations, including assessing the federal workforce and federal employee issues. The Subcommittee is also responsible for reviewing federal rulemaking and regulatory policies, as well as federal contracting and procurement policies.