Scott Garrett currently serves on two standing committees in the House of Representatives: the House Financial Services Committee and the House Budget Committee.
At the beginning of the 113th Congress, Garrett was selected to serve as the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government-Sponsored Enterprises for the House Financial Services Committee. In this role, Garrett oversees the subcommittee with jurisdiction over the Securities and Exchange Commission and government-sponsored enterprises Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The subcommittee also handles all matters related to the Federal Housing Finance Agency, capital markets activities such as business capital formation and venture capital, and derivative instruments. Garrett is also a member of the Subcommittee on Insurance, Housing and Community Opportunity.
As a senior member of the House Budget Committee, Garrett works to bring fiscal discipline and accountability to the federal government. Some of the responsibilities for the Budget Committee include legislative oversight of the federal budget process, reviewing all bills and resolutions on the budget, and monitoring agencies and programs funded outside of the budgetary process