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House Committee on Ways and Means

The Committee on Ways and Means is the chief tax-writing committee in the House of Representatives. The Committee derives a large share of its jurisdiction from Article I, Section VII of the U.S. Constitution, which declares, “All Bills for raising Revenue shall originate in the House of Representatives.” The committee has jurisdiction over revenue and related issues such as tariffs, reciprocal trade agreements, and the bonded debt of the United States. It also oversees revenue-related aspects of the Social Security system, Medicare, and social services programs. (source)


Chair:
Rep. Richard Neal [D-MA1]
Ranking Member:
Rep. Kevin Brady [R-TX8]
Democrats:
24
Republicans:
17

The chair is always selected from the majority party and the ranking member is the most senior member of the minority party. The majority party ensures it has a majority on every committee.

Members

Portrait of Richard Neal
Chair
Democrat
MA-1
Portrait of Kevin Brady
Ranking Member
Republican
TX-8
Portrait of Earl Blumenauer
Subcommittee Chair
Democrat
OR-3
chair, Subcommittee on Trade
Portrait of Danny Davis
Subcommittee Chair
Democrat
IL-7
chair, Subcommittee on Worker and Family Support
Portrait of Lloyd Doggett
Subcommittee Chair
Democrat
TX-35
chair, Subcommittee on Health
Portrait of John Larson
Subcommittee Chair
Democrat
CT-1
chair, Subcommittee on Social Security
Portrait of Mike Thompson
Subcommittee Chair
Democrat
CA-5
chair, Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures
Portrait of Vern Buchanan
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Republican
FL-16
ranking member, Subcommittee on Trade
Portrait of Mike Kelly
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Republican
PA-16
ranking member, Subcommittee on Oversight
Portrait of Devin Nunes
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Republican
CA-22
ranking member, Subcommittee on Health
Portrait of Tom Reed II
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Republican
NY-23
ranking member, Subcommittee on Social Security
Portrait of Adrian Smith
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Republican
NE-3
ranking member, Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures
Portrait of Jackie Walorski
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Republican
IN-2
ranking member, Subcommittee on Worker and Family Support
Portrait of Jodey Arrington
Republican
TX-19
Portrait of Donald Beyer
Democrat
VA-8
Portrait of Brendan Boyle
Democrat
PA-2
Portrait of Judy Chu
Democrat
CA-27
Portrait of Suzan DelBene
Democrat
WA-1
Portrait of Ron Estes
Republican
KS-4
Portrait of Dwight Evans
Democrat
PA-3
Portrait of Drew Ferguson IV
Republican
GA-3
Portrait of Jimmy Gomez
Democrat
CA-34
Portrait of Brian Higgins
Democrat
NY-26
Portrait of George Holding
Republican
NC-2
Portrait of Steven Horsford
Democrat
NV-4
Portrait of Daniel Kildee
Democrat
MI-5
Portrait of Ron Kind
Democrat
WI-3
Portrait of Darin LaHood
Republican
IL-18
Portrait of Kenny Marchant
Republican
TX-24
Portrait of Gwen Moore
Democrat
WI-4
Portrait of Stephanie Murphy
Democrat
FL-7
Portrait of Jimmy Panetta
Democrat
CA-20
Portrait of Bill Pascrell Jr.
Democrat
NJ-9
Portrait of Tom Rice
Republican
SC-7
Portrait of David Schweikert
Republican
AZ-6
Portrait of Terri Sewell
Democrat
AL-7
Portrait of Jason Smith
Republican
MO-8
Portrait of Thomas Suozzi
Democrat
NY-3
Portrait of Linda Sánchez
Democrat
CA-38
Portrait of Brad Wenstrup
Republican
OH-2

Members are listed in order of their rank on the committee and its subcommittees. Committee membership information is from the unitedstates project on github.

Bills

There are 1,646 bills referred to this committee. Below find the top 100:

Reports

Date PDF Bill
Feb 21, 2020 PDF H.R. 4716: I CAN Act
Feb 21, 2020 PDF H.R. 4742: Protecting American Lungs Act of 2019
Feb 4, 2020 PDF H.R. 3300: Economic Mobility Act of 2019
Jan 21, 2020 PDF H.R. 3301: Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2019
Dec 19, 2019 PDF H.R. 5430: United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implementation Act
Dec 13, 2019 PDF H.R. 5377: Restoring Tax Fairness for States and Localities Act
Oct 29, 2019 PDF H.R. 3398: Pathways to Health Careers Act
Jul 18, 2019 PDF H.R. 3298: Child Care Quality and Access Act of 2019
Jul 18, 2019 PDF H.R. 3299: Promoting Respect for Individuals’ Dignity and Equality Act of 2019
May 16, 2019 PDF H.R. 1994: Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019
Apr 9, 2019 PDF H.R. 1759: BRIDGE for Workers Act
Apr 9, 2019 PDF H.R. 1957: Great American Outdoors Act
Nov 6, 2018 PDF H.R. 6377 (115th): Save Community Newspaper Act of 2018
Sep 26, 2018 PDF H.Res. 1018 (115th): Requesting the President to transmit to the House of Representatives certain documents in the possession of the President relating to the determination to impose certain tariffs and to the strategy of the United States with respect t
Sep 24, 2018 PDF H.R. 6756 (115th): American Innovation Act of 2018
Sep 24, 2018 PDF H.R. 6757 (115th): Family Savings Act of 2018
Sep 24, 2018 PDF H.R. 6760 (115th): Protecting Family and Small Business Tax Cuts Act of 2018
Sep 10, 2018 PDF H.R. 3309 (115th): Social Security Online Tools Innovation Act of 2018
Sep 10, 2018 PDF H.R. 3635 (115th): Local Coverage Determination Clarification Act of 2018
Sep 10, 2018 PDF H.R. 6561 (115th): Comprehensive Care for Seniors Act of 2018
Sep 10, 2018 PDF H.R. 6662 (115th): Empowering Seniors’ Enrollment Decision Act of 2018
Sep 10, 2018 PDF H.R. 6690 (115th): Fighting Fraud to Protect Care for Seniors Act of 2018
Aug 28, 2018 PDF H.R. 4616 (115th): Employer Relief Act of 2018
Jul 23, 2018 PDF H.R. 519 (115th): Water and Agriculture Tax Reform Act of 2018
Jul 19, 2018 PDF H.R. 6199 (115th): Restoring Access to Medication and Modernizing Health Savings Accounts Act of 2018
Jul 19, 2018 PDF H.R. 6301 (115th): Promoting High-Value Health Care Through Flexibility for High Deductible Health Plans Act of 2018
Jul 19, 2018 PDF H.R. 6305 (115th): Bipartisan HSA Improvement Act of 2018
Jul 19, 2018 PDF H.R. 6306 (115th): Health Care Security Act of 2018
Jul 19, 2018 PDF H.R. 6309 (115th): Allowing Working Seniors to Keep Their Health Savings Accounts Act of 2018
Jul 19, 2018 PDF H.R. 6311 (115th): Increasing Access to Lower Premium Plans and Expanding Health Savings Accounts Act of 2018
Jul 19, 2018 PDF H.R. 6312 (115th): PHIT Act
Jul 19, 2018 PDF H.R. 6313 (115th): Responsible Additions and Increases to Sustain Employee Health Benefits Act of 2018
Jul 19, 2018 PDF H.R. 6314 (115th): Health Savings Act of 2018
Jul 19, 2018 PDF H.R. 6317 (115th): Primary Care Enhancement Act of 2018
Jul 17, 2018 PDF H.R. 4952 (115th): Improving Seniors Access to Quality Benefits Act
Jul 17, 2018 PDF H.R. 6138 (115th): ASC Payment Transparency Act of 2018
Jun 29, 2018 PDF H.R. 6084 (115th): Improving Social Security’s Service to Victims of Identity Theft Act
Jun 29, 2018 PDF H.R. 6124 (115th): Tribal Social Security Fairness Act of 2018
Jun 28, 2018 PDF H.R. 3500 (115th): Ensuring Integrity in the IRS Workforce Act of 2018
Jun 19, 2018 PDF H.R. 5676 (115th): Stop Excessive Narcotics in our Retirement Communities Protection Act of 2018
Jun 19, 2018 PDF H.R. 5723 (115th): Expanding Oversight of Opioid Prescribing and Payment Act of 2018
Jun 19, 2018 PDF H.R. 5773 (115th): Preventing Addiction for Susceptible Seniors Act of 2018
Jun 19, 2018 PDF H.R. 5774 (115th): Combating Opioid Abuse for Care in Hospitals Act of 2018
Jun 19, 2018 PDF H.R. 5775 (115th): Providing Reliable Options for Patients and Educational Resources Act of 2018
Jun 19, 2018 PDF H.R. 5776 (115th): MOST Act
Jun 13, 2018 PDF H.R. 5861 (115th): Jobs and Opportunity with Benefits and Services for Success Act
Jun 8, 2018 PDF H.R. 5788 (115th): STOP Act of 2018
Apr 16, 2018 PDF H.R. 4403 (115th): Moving Americans Privacy Protection Act
Apr 13, 2018 PDF H.R. 1512 (115th): Social Security Child Protection Act of 2018
Apr 13, 2018 PDF H.R. 5192 (115th): Protecting Children from Identity Theft Act
Apr 13, 2018 PDF H.R. 5444 (115th): Taxpayer First Act
Apr 13, 2018 PDF H.R. 5445 (115th): 21st Century IRS Act
Dec 21, 2017 PDF H.R. 3168 (115th): SNP Reauthorization Act of 2017
Dec 21, 2017 PDF H.R. 3726 (115th): Stark Administrative Simplification Act of 2017
Dec 21, 2017 PDF H.R. 3727 (115th): ITAM Act
Dec 21, 2017 PDF H.R. 3729 (115th): Comprehensive Operations, Sustainability, and Transport Act of 2017
Nov 13, 2017 PDF H.R. 1 (115th): An Act to provide for reconciliation pursuant to titles II and V of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2018.
Oct 31, 2017 PDF H.R. 849 (115th): Protecting Seniors Access to Medicare Act
Sep 21, 2017 PDF H.R. 2792 (115th): Control Unlawful Fugitive Felons Act of 2017
Sep 14, 2017 PDF H.Res. 479 (115th): Of inquiry directing the Secretary of the Treasury to provide to the House of Representatives the tax return information of President Donald J. Trump as well as the tax returns of each business entity disclosed by Donald J. Trump on h
Sep 5, 2017 PDF H.R. 1843 (115th): Restraining Excessive Seizure of Property through the Exploitation of Civil Asset Forfeiture Tools Act
Jul 25, 2017 PDF H.R. 3178 (115th): Medicare Part B Improvement Act of 2017
Jun 20, 2017 PDF H.R. 1551 (115th): Orrin G. Hatch-Bob Goodlatte Music Modernization Act
Jun 20, 2017 PDF H.R. 2842 (115th): Accelerating Individuals into the Workforce Act
Jun 2, 2017 PDF H.R. 2372 (115th): VETERAN Act
Jun 2, 2017 PDF H.R. 2579 (115th): Broader Options for Americans Act
Jun 2, 2017 PDF H.R. 2581 (115th): Verify First Act
Mar 30, 2017 PDF H.Res. 186 (115th): Of inquiry directing the Secretary of the Treasury to provide to the House of Representatives the tax returns and other specified financial information of President Donald J. Trump.
Dec 20, 2016 PDF H.R. 5406 (114th): HEALTTH Act
Dec 8, 2016 PDF H.R. 4220 (114th): Water and Agriculture Tax Reform Act of 2016
Dec 8, 2016 PDF H.R. 5204 (114th): Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act
Dec 8, 2016 PDF H.R. 5879 (114th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the credit for production from advanced nuclear power facilities.
Nov 14, 2016 PDF H.R. 5458 (114th): Veterans TRICARE Choice Act of 2016
Sep 27, 2016 PDF H.R. 3608 (114th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt amounts paid for aircraft management services from the excise taxes imposed on transportation by air.
Sep 22, 2016 PDF H.R. 954 (114th): CO-OP Consumer Protection Act of 2016
Sep 20, 2016 PDF H.R. 5713 (114th): Sustaining Healthcare Integrity and Fair Treatment Act of 2016
Sep 20, 2016 PDF H.R. 5946 (114th): United States Appreciation for Olympians and Paralympians Act of 2016
Sep 19, 2016 PDF H.R. 5659 (114th): ESRD Choice Act of 2016
Sep 16, 2016 PDF H.R. 3957 (114th): Emergency Citrus Disease Response Act of 2016
Sep 16, 2016 PDF H.R. 5719 (114th): Empowering Employees through Stock Ownership Act
Sep 9, 2016 PDF H.R. 5523 (114th): Restraining Excessive Seizure of Property through the Exploitation of Civil Asset Forfeiture Tools Act
Jul 25, 2016 PDF H.R. 5320 (114th): Social Security Must Avert Identity Loss (MAIL) Act of 2016
Jul 21, 2016 PDF H.R. 5613 (114th): CAH Act of 2016
Jul 5, 2016 PDF H.R. 210 (114th): Student Worker Exemption Act of 2016
Jul 5, 2016 PDF H.R. 3080 (114th): Tribal Employment and Jobs Protection Act
Jul 5, 2016 PDF H.R. 3590 (114th): Halt Tax Increases on the Middle Class and Seniors Act
Jun 28, 2016 PDF H.R. 2952 (114th): Improving Employment Outcomes of TANF Recipients Act
Jun 28, 2016 PDF H.R. 2959 (114th): TANF Accountability and Integrity Improvement Act
Jun 28, 2016 PDF H.R. 2966 (114th): Reducing Poverty through Employment Act
Jun 28, 2016 PDF H.R. 2990 (114th): Accelerating Individuals into the Workforce Act
Jun 21, 2016 PDF H.R. 5447 (114th): Small Business Health Care Relief Act of 2016
Jun 21, 2016 PDF H.R. 5452 (114th): Native American Health Savings Improvement Act
Jun 21, 2016 PDF H.R. 5456 (114th): Family First Prevention Services Act of 2016
Jun 17, 2016 PDF H.R. 5445 (114th): Health Care Security Act of 2016
Jun 10, 2016 PDF H.R. 5169 (114th): What Works to Move Welfare Recipients into Jobs Act
Jun 10, 2016 PDF H.R. 5170 (114th): Social Impact Partnerships to Pay for Results Act
Jun 9, 2016 PDF H.R. 5053 (114th): Preventing IRS Abuse and Protecting Free Speech Act
Jun 7, 2016 PDF H.R. 5273 (114th): Helping Hospitals Improve Patient Care Act of 2016
May 13, 2016 PDF H.R. 3832 (114th): Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Prevention Act of 2016
May 10, 2016 PDF H.R. 3209 (114th): Recovering Missing Children Act
Apr 25, 2016 PDF H.R. 4923 (114th): American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016
Apr 18, 2016 PDF H.R. 1206 (114th): No Hires for the Delinquent IRS Act
Apr 18, 2016 PDF H.R. 3724 (114th): Ensuring Integrity in the IRS Workforce Act of 2016
Apr 18, 2016 PDF H.R. 4885 (114th): IRS Oversight While Eliminating Spending (OWES) Act of 2016
Apr 18, 2016 PDF H.R. 4890 (114th): To impose a ban on the payment of bonuses to employees of the Internal Revenue Service until the Secretary of the Treasury develops and implements a comprehensive customer service strategy.
Mar 23, 2016 PDF H.R. 4722 (114th): Refundable Child Tax Credit Eligibility Verification Reform Act of 2016
Mar 23, 2016 PDF H.R. 4723 (114th): Protecting Taxpayers by Recovering Improper Obamacare Subsidy Overpayments Act
Mar 23, 2016 PDF H.R. 4724 (114th): Reducing Duplicative and Ineffective Federal Funding Act
Mar 21, 2016 PDF H.R. 4472 (114th): Modernizing the Interstate Placement of Children in Foster Care Act
Oct 28, 2015 PDF H.R. 2510 (114th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify and make permanent bonus depreciation.
Oct 23, 2015 PDF H.R. 765 (114th): Restaurant and Retail Jobs and Growth Act of 2015
Oct 23, 2015 PDF H.R. 961 (114th): Permanent Active Financing Exception Act of 2015
Oct 23, 2015 PDF H.R. 1270 (114th): Restoring Access to Medication and Improving Health Savings Act of 2016
Oct 23, 2015 PDF H.R. 1430 (114th): Permanent CFC Look-Through Act of 2015
Oct 23, 2015 PDF H.R. 2940 (114th): Educator Tax Relief Act of 2015
Oct 7, 2015 PDF H.R. 3442 (114th): Debt Management and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2015
Sep 28, 2015 PDF H.R. 2061 (114th): EACH Act
Sep 18, 2015 PDF H.R. 692 (114th): Default Prevention Act
Jun 24, 2015 PDF S. 984 (114th): Steve Gleason Act of 2015
Jun 23, 2015 PDF S. 971 (114th): Medicare Independence at Home Medical Practice Demonstration Improvement Act of 2015
Jun 16, 2015 PDF H.R. 2506 (114th): Seniors’ Health Care Plan Protection Act of 2015
Jun 16, 2015 PDF H.R. 2507 (114th): Increasing Regulatory Fairness Act of 2015
Jun 16, 2015 PDF H.R. 2579 (114th): Securing Care for Seniors Act of 2015
Jun 16, 2015 PDF H.R. 2580 (114th): LTCH Technical Correction Act of 2015
Jun 16, 2015 PDF H.R. 2581 (114th): Preservation of Access for Seniors in Medicare Advantage Act of 2015
Jun 12, 2015 PDF H.R. 1190 (114th): Protecting Seniors’ Access to Medicare Act of 2015
Jun 12, 2015 PDF H.R. 2505 (114th): Medicare Advantage Coverage Transparency Act of 2015
Jun 11, 2015 PDF H.R. 160 (114th): Protect Medical Innovation Act of 2015
May 14, 2015 PDF H.R. 880 (114th): American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2015
May 14, 2015 PDF H.R. 1907 (114th): Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015
May 8, 2015 PDF H.R. 1892 (114th): Trade Adjustment Assistance Reauthorization Act of 2015
May 1, 2015 PDF H.R. 1890 (114th): Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015
May 1, 2015 PDF H.R. 1891 (114th): To extend the African Growth and Opportunity Act, the Generalized System of Preferences, the preferential duty treatment program for Haiti, and for other purposes.
Apr 13, 2015 PDF H.R. 709 (114th): Prevent Targeting at the IRS Act
Apr 13, 2015 PDF H.R. 1026 (114th): Taxpayer Knowledge of IRS Investigations Act
Apr 13, 2015 PDF H.R. 1058 (114th): Taxpayer Bill of Rights Act of 2015
Apr 13, 2015 PDF H.R. 1104 (114th): Fair Treatment for All Gifts Act
Apr 13, 2015 PDF H.R. 1152 (114th): IRS Email Transparency Act
Apr 13, 2015 PDF H.R. 1295 (114th): Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015
Apr 13, 2015 PDF H.R. 1314 (114th): Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015
Apr 6, 2015 PDF H.R. 622 (114th): State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Fairness Act of 2015
Apr 6, 2015 PDF H.R. 1105 (114th): Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015
Mar 18, 2015 PDF H.R. 1021 (114th): Protecting the Integrity of Medicare Act of 2015
Mar 13, 2015 PDF H.R. 284 (114th): Medicare DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Improvement Act of 2015
Mar 13, 2015 PDF H.R. 876 (114th): NOTICE Act
Mar 13, 2015 PDF H.R. 887 (114th): Electronic Health Fairness Act of 2015
Feb 20, 2015 PDF H.R. 529 (114th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve 529 plans.
Feb 9, 2015 PDF H.R. 629 (114th): Permanent S Corporation Built-in Gain Recognition Period Act of 2015
Feb 9, 2015 PDF H.R. 630 (114th): Permanent S Corporation Charitable Contribution Act of 2015
Feb 9, 2015 PDF H.R. 636 (114th): FAA Extension, Safety, and Security Act of 2016
Feb 9, 2015 PDF H.R. 637 (114th): Permanent IRA Charitable Contribution Act of 2015
Feb 9, 2015 PDF H.R. 640 (114th): Private Foundation Excise Tax Simplification Act of 2015
Feb 9, 2015 PDF H.R. 641 (114th): Conservation Easement Incentive Act of 2015
Feb 9, 2015 PDF H.R. 644 (114th): Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015

Press Statements

Committee press statements from ProPublica Represent:

Chairman Neal, Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Pascrell Question IRS Readiness for 2021 Tax Filing Season
    — Oct 22, 2020

Neal, Pallone Oppose CMS Proposal to Weaken Rules Limiting the Expansion of Physician Owned Hospitals
    — Oct 21, 2020

Neal, Pallone, and Wyden Request Internal Documents Questioning Legality of Trumps Drug Discount Cards
    — Oct 20, 2020

Pascrell Opening Statement at Oversight Subcommittee Hearing on Maximizing Health Coverage Enrollment Amidst Administration Sabotage
    — Oct 20, 2020

Kelly Corrects the Record on Dems Health Care Claims in Subcommittee Hearing
    — Oct 20, 2020

Maximizing Health Coverage Enrollment Amidst Administration Sabotage
    — Oct 20, 2020

Neal and Blumenauer Slam Trump Administrations Trade Engagement with Bolsonaro Government
    — Oct 19, 2020

Neal Emphasizes Importance of Expanded Tax Credits in Next Stimulus Package
    — Oct 16, 2020

ICYMI: Ways and Means Democrats Ignore Potentially Criminal Leak of Presidents Taxes in Largely Partisan Hearing on Taxpayer Fairness
    — Oct 14, 2020

Chairman Neal Calls on the Trump Administration to Explain Use of Clinical Algorithms in CMS Programs
    — Oct 14, 2020

Neal, Pallone Blast Treasury Department for Withholding Millions from 9/11 Health Fund
    — Oct 13, 2020

Kelly Opening Statement at Subcommittee Hearing on Taxpayer Fairness
    — Oct 13, 2020

Neal, Pallone, Wyden Call for Investigation into the Legality of Trumps Drug Discount Card Political Stunt
    — Oct 13, 2020

Pascrell Opening Statement at Oversight Subcommittee Hearing on Taxpayer Fairness
    — Oct 13, 2020

Taxpayer Fairness
    — Oct 13, 2020

Neal Statement on Inadequacy of Trump Administration Relief Proposal
    — Oct 11, 2020

LETTER: Brady, Grassley Seek Answers on Chief Actuarys Taxpayer-Funded Analysis for Non-Governmental Entities
    — Oct 9, 2020

Brady, McCarthy Introduce HR 11, the Commitment to American GROWTH Act
    — Oct 9, 2020

Chairman Neal Calls on Secretary Azar to Ensure Vulnerable Populations Have Access to COVID-19 Vaccines
    — Oct 8, 2020

Chairman Neal Statement on President Trumps Decision to Stop COVID Relief Talks
    — Oct 6, 2020