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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. Kevin Brady [R-TX8]
Ranking Member:
Rep. Richard Neal [D-MA1]
Republicans:
24
Democrats:
16

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 Kevin Brady
Chair
Republican
Portrait of Richard Neal
Ranking Member
Democrat
Portrait of Vern Buchanan
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
chair, Subcommittee on Oversight
Portrait of Sam Johnson
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
chair, Subcommittee on Social Security
Portrait of David Reichert
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
chair, Subcommittee on Trade
Portrait of Peter Roskam
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
chair, Subcommittee on Tax Policy
Portrait of Adrian Smith
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
chair, Subcommittee on Human Resources
Portrait of Patrick “Pat” Tiberi
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
chair, Subcommittee on Health
Portrait of Danny Davis
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
ranking member, Subcommittee on Human Resources
Portrait of Lloyd Doggett
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
ranking member, Subcommittee on Tax Policy
Portrait of John Larson
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
ranking member, Subcommittee on Social Security
Portrait of Sander Levin
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
ranking member, Subcommittee on Health
Portrait of John Lewis
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
ranking member, Subcommittee on Oversight
Portrait of Bill Pascrell Jr.
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
ranking member, Subcommittee on Trade
Portrait of Mike Bishop
Republican
Portrait of Diane Black
Republican
Portrait of Earl Blumenauer
Democrat
Portrait of Judy Chu
Democrat
Portrait of Carlos Curbelo
Republican
Portrait of Suzan DelBene
Democrat
Portrait of Brian Higgins
Democrat
Portrait of George Holding
Republican
Portrait of Lynn Jenkins
Republican
Portrait of Mike Kelly
Republican
Portrait of Ron Kind
Democrat
Portrait of Kenny Marchant
Republican
Portrait of Patrick Meehan
Republican
Portrait of Kristi Noem
Republican
Portrait of Devin Nunes
Republican
Portrait of Erik Paulsen
Republican
Portrait of Tom Reed II
Republican
Portrait of James Renacci
Republican
Portrait of Tom Rice
Republican
Portrait of David Schweikert
Republican
Portrait of Terri Sewell
Democrat
Portrait of Jason Smith
Republican
Portrait of Linda Sánchez
Democrat
Portrait of Mike Thompson
Democrat
Portrait of Jackie Walorski
Republican

Bills

There are 967 bills referred to this committee. Below find the top 100:

Reports

Date PDF Bill
Nov 13, 2017 PDF H.R. 1: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
Oct 31, 2017 PDF H.R. 849: Protecting Seniors Access to Medicare Act
Sep 21, 2017 PDF H.R. 2792: Control Unlawful Fugitive Felons Act of 2017
Sep 14, 2017 PDF H.Res. 479: 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 his Offic
Sep 5, 2017 PDF H.R. 1843: Restraining Excessive Seizure of Property through the Exploitation of Civil Asset Forfeiture Tools Act
Jul 25, 2017 PDF H.R. 3178: Medicare Part B Improvement Act of 2017
Jun 20, 2017 PDF H.R. 1551: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the credit for production from advanced nuclear power facilities.
Jun 20, 2017 PDF H.R. 2842: Accelerating Individuals into the Workforce Act
Jun 2, 2017 PDF H.R. 2372: VETERAN Act
Jun 2, 2017 PDF H.R. 2579: Broader Options for Americans Act
Jun 2, 2017 PDF H.R. 2581: Verify First Act
Mar 30, 2017 PDF H.Res. 186: 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 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. 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