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Senate Committee on Finance

The Senate Committee on Finance has legislative jurisdiction on matters relating to taxation, debt, customs, foreign trade, and health programs under the Social Security Act such as Medicare, Medicaid, the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) and other health and human services programs financed by a specific tax or trust fund. (source)


Chair:
Sen. Charles “Chuck” Grassley [R-IA]
Ranking Member:
Sen. Ron Wyden [D-OR]
Republicans:
15
Democrats:
13

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 Charles “Chuck” Grassley
Chair
Republican
Iowa
ex officio, Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight
Portrait of Ron Wyden
Ranking Member
Democrat
Oregon
Portrait of Bill Cassidy
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
Louisiana
Portrait of John Cornyn
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
Texas
Portrait of Robert “Rob” Portman
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
Ohio
Portrait of Tim Scott
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
South Carolina
Portrait of John Thune
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
South Dakota
chair, Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight
Portrait of Patrick “Pat” Toomey
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
Pennsylvania
chair, Subcommittee on Health Care
Portrait of Michael Bennet
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
Colorado
ranking member, Subcommittee on Energy, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure
Portrait of Sherrod Brown
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
Ohio
ranking member, Subcommittee on Social Security, Pensions, and Family Policy
Portrait of Robert “Bob” Casey Jr.
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
Pennsylvania
Portrait of Margaret “Maggie” Hassan
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
New Hampshire
ranking member, Subcommittee on Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Growth
Portrait of Debbie Stabenow
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
Michigan
ranking member, Subcommittee on Health Care
Portrait of Mark Warner
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
Virginia
ranking member, Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight
Portrait of Richard Burr
Republican
North Carolina
Portrait of Maria Cantwell
Democrat
Washington
Portrait of Benjamin Cardin
Democrat
Maryland
Portrait of Thomas Carper
Democrat
Delaware
Portrait of Catherine Cortez Masto
Democrat
Nevada
Portrait of Michael Crapo
Republican
Idaho
Portrait of Steve Daines
Republican
Montana
Portrait of Michael Enzi
Republican
Wyoming
Portrait of James Lankford
Republican
Oklahoma
Portrait of Robert “Bob” Menendez
Democrat
New Jersey
Portrait of Pat Roberts
Republican
Kansas
Portrait of Benjamin Sasse
Republican
Nebraska
Portrait of Sheldon Whitehouse
Democrat
Rhode Island
Portrait of Todd Young
Republican
Indiana

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 878 bills referred to this committee. Below find the top 100:

Reports

Date PDF Bill
Sep 25, 2019 PDF S. 2543: Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act of 2019
Jun 25, 2018 PDF S. 3120 (115th): HEAL Act of 2018
Dec 20, 2017 PDF S. 1827 (115th): KIDS Act of 2017
Aug 3, 2017 PDF S. 870 (115th): Creating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic (CHRONIC) Care Act of 2017
Nov 16, 2016 PDF S. 3470 (114th): Miners Protection Act of 2016
Nov 16, 2016 PDF S. 3471 (114th): Retirement Enhancement and Savings Act of 2016
Jul 12, 2016 PDF S. 3156 (114th): Taxpayer Protection Act of 2016
Jul 12, 2016 PDF S. 3157 (114th): Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Prevention Act
Dec 8, 2015 PDF S. 2368 (114th): Audit & Appeals Fairness, Integrity, and Reforms in Medicare Act of 2015
Aug 5, 2015 PDF S. 1946 (114th): Tax Relief Extension Act of 2015
Jul 30, 2015 PDF S. 313 (114th): Prevent Interruptions in Physical Therapy Act of 2015
Jul 30, 2015 PDF S. 349 (114th): Special Needs Trust Fairness Act of 2015
Jul 30, 2015 PDF S. 466 (114th): Quality Care for Moms and Babies Act
Jul 30, 2015 PDF S. 599 (114th): Improving Access to Emergency Psychiatric Care Act
Jul 30, 2015 PDF S. 607 (114th): Rural Community Hospital Demonstration Extension Act of 2015
Jul 30, 2015 PDF S. 704 (114th): Community Based Independence for Seniors Act
Jul 30, 2015 PDF S. 861 (114th): PRIME Act of 2015
Jul 30, 2015 PDF S. 1253 (114th): Patient Access to Disposable Medical Technology Act of 2015
Jul 30, 2015 PDF S. 1347 (114th): Electronic Health Fairness Act of 2015
Jul 30, 2015 PDF S. 1349 (114th): NOTICE Act
Jul 30, 2015 PDF S. 1362 (114th): A bill to amend title XI of the Social Security Act to clarify waiver authority regarding programs of all-inclusive care for the elderly (PACE programs).
Jul 30, 2015 PDF S. 1461 (114th): A bill to provide for the extension of the enforcement instruction on supervision requirements for outpatient therapeutic services in critical access and small rural hospitals through 2015.
May 21, 2015 PDF S. 335 (114th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve 529 plans.
May 13, 2015 PDF S. 1269 (114th): Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015
May 12, 2015 PDF S. 995 (114th): Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015
May 12, 2015 PDF S. 1267 (114th): Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015
May 12, 2015 PDF S. 1268 (114th): Trade Adjustment Assistance Reauthorization Act of 2015
Apr 14, 2015 PDF S. 903 (114th): An original bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve access and administration of the United States Tax Court.
Apr 14, 2015 PDF S. 904 (114th): Craft Beverage Bond Simplification Act of 2015
Apr 14, 2015 PDF S. 905 (114th): An original bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the limitation on eligibility for the alternative tax for certain small insurance companies.
Apr 14, 2015 PDF S. 906 (114th): Cider Investment and Development through Excise Tax Reduction (CIDER) Act
Apr 14, 2015 PDF S. 907 (114th): Wounded Warrior Tax Equity Act of 2015
Apr 14, 2015 PDF S. 908 (114th): Charitable Agricultural Research Act
Apr 14, 2015 PDF S. 909 (114th): Philanthropic Enterprise Act of 2015
Apr 14, 2015 PDF S. 910 (114th): An original bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the special rules for accident and health plans of certain governmental entities, and for other purposes.
Apr 14, 2015 PDF S. 912 (114th): An original bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude payments received under the Work Colleges Program from gross income, including payments made from institutional funds.
Apr 14, 2015 PDF S. 913 (114th): An original bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an investment tax credit for waste heat to power technology.
Apr 14, 2015 PDF S. 914 (114th): An original bill to amend title 31, United States Code, to clarify the use of credentials by enrolled agents.
Apr 14, 2015 PDF S. 915 (114th): Real Estate Investment and Jobs Act of 2015
Apr 14, 2015 PDF S. 916 (114th): Don’t Tax Our Fallen Public Safety Heroes Act
Apr 14, 2015 PDF S. 917 (114th): LNG and LPG Excise Tax Equalization Act of 2015
Apr 14, 2015 PDF S. 918 (114th): Notice for Organizations That Include Charities is Essential (NOTICE) Act
Apr 14, 2015 PDF S. 919 (114th): An original bill to exclude from gross income certain clean coal power grants to non-corporate taxpayers.
Apr 14, 2015 PDF S. 920 (114th): Military Spouse Job Continuity Act of 2015
Feb 12, 2015 PDF H.R. 22 (114th): FAST Act

Press Statements

Committee press statements from ProPublica Represent:

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

Grassley, Brady Seek Answers on Chief Actuary’s Taxpayer-Funded Analysis for Non-Governmental Entities
    — Oct 9, 2020

Grassley Seeks Additional Information on Lockheed C-130 J Manufacturing Contract, Worker Health Complaints
    — Oct 8, 2020

Wyden Statement at Finance Subcommittee Hearing on “Fiscal Outlook”
    — Oct 7, 2020

Wyden Statement on U.S. State Department Reportedly Revoking Andreii Telizhenko’s Visa
    — Oct 5, 2020

Grassley Statement on Caribbean Basic Economic Recovery Act, Generalized System of Preferences Program
    — Oct 1, 2020

Grassley, Daines and Roberts Introduce Updated Bill to End Abuse of Conservation Easements
    — Oct 1, 2020

http://www.grassley.senate.gov/news/news-releases/grassley-s-key-medicare-provisions-included-senate-funding-bill
    — Sep 30, 2020

Grassley Calls Out Democrats on Social Security and Medicare
    — Sep 30, 2020

Wyden Statement on Donald Trump's Taxes
    — Sep 27, 2020

Wyden Statement on the Nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to Serve on the U.S. Supreme Court
    — Sep 26, 2020

Wyden Statement on Trump’s Taxpayer Funded Bribe
    — Sep 25, 2020

Grassley, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Increase Health Care Access for Children
    — Sep 25, 2020

Wyden, Casey, Brown Introduce Bill to Rebuild Child Care Infrastructure
    — Sep 24, 2020

Wyden Blasts Latest Trump Scam On Pre-Existing Conditions
    — Sep 24, 2020

Grassley Corrects Record on Dem Social Security Misinformation, Again
    — Sep 24, 2020

Grassley Statement on New SEC Whistleblower Rules
    — Sep 23, 2020

In Light of New Evidence of Trump Administration Wrongdoing Uncovered During Senate Republican Investigation, Wyden Requests Inspector General Investigation
    — Sep 23, 2020

ICYMI: IRS Data: Middle Class Americans Saw Biggest Tax Reduction from Trump Tax Cuts
    — Sep 23, 2020

Finance Committee Releases Report on Performance of Nursing Homes & Long-Term Care Facilities During the COVID-19 Pandemic
    — Sep 23, 2020