Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress Reports

In January 2019, the 116th House of Representatives created the House Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress, a bipartisan collection of Members tasked with studying the current functions of the House and recommending improvements to increase function, efficiency, and service to the American People. Reauthorized for a second year in 2020, the select committee has approved nearly 50 recommendations to date.

In March 2020, the House passed H.Res. 756, Moving Our Democracy and Congressional Operations Towards Modernization Resolution, the first piece of legislation introduced by the House Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress. The legislation included 29 recommendations from the select committee’s findings on ways to bring Congress into the 21st Century and called for over 20 reports that would pave the way for the institution’s advancement.

Included below is a collection of the reports required by the resolution to be submitted to the Committee on House Administration by various House Support Offices. The reports highlight current House operations and update the committee and the public on the status of modernization efforts underway.


Adopting Standardized Formats for Legislative Documents

Assignment of Unique Identifiers for Reports Filed by Registered Lobbyists

Comparative Print Project

Feasibility of Establishing a Congressional Staff Academy Needs Assessment

House Office of Diversity & Inclusion Operations Plan

Expiration of Federal Programs Database

Votes Taken In Committee Database

PDF iconStatus and Future Plans Related to the Acquisition and Use of Information Technology by Members and the Broader House Community